E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge

  • Social Theory, Sport, Leisure book cover

    Social Theory, Sport, Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Ken Roberts

    Ken Roberts’ Social Theory, Sport and Leisure offers a clear, compact primer in social theory for students needing to engage with the application of sociological perspectives to the study of sport and leisure. Written in a straightforward style and assuming no prior knowledge, the book offers a…

    eBook – 2016-03-30
    Routledge

  • Studying Football book cover

    Studying Football

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellis Cashmore, Kevin Dixon

    Football is the most widely played, watched and studied sport in the world. It’s hard to develop a full understanding of the significance of sport in global society without understanding the significance of football. Studying Football is the first book designed specifically to guide and support the…

    eBook – 2016-03-17
    Routledge

  • Managing Sport Development: An international approach book cover

    Managing Sport Development

    An international approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    eBook – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

  • Marketing Strategy for Creative and Cultural Industries book cover

    Marketing Strategy for Creative and Cultural Industries

    1st Edition

    By Bonita M. Kolb

    Successful marketing strategies are a vital aspect of any business. This textbook provides students and potential managers in the creative industries with a solid grounding in how to maximize the impact of their marketing efforts across a range of business types in the creative and cultural…

    eBook – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Clinical Exercise Science book cover

    Clinical Exercise Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Scott, Christopher Gidlow

    Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the…

    eBook – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Sports Business Management: Decision Making Around the Globe book cover

    Sports Business Management

    Decision Making Around the Globe, 1st Edition

    By George Foster, Norman O'Reilly, Antonio Davila

    Sports Business Management will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the sport industry. With a focus on management, strategy, marketing, and finance, the decision-making approach of the book emphasizes key concepts while translating them into practice. Foster, O’Reilly, and…

    eBook – 2016-01-08
    Routledge

  • Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions book cover

    Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

    Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon

    World-class rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals, strength and…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

  • Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition: An Introduction book cover

    Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jia Yi Chow, Keith Davids, Chris Button, Ian Renshaw

    Nonlinear pedagogy is a powerful paradigm for understanding human movement and for designing effective teaching, coaching and training programs in sport, exercise and physical education. It addresses the inherent complexity in the learning of movement skills, viewing the learner, the learning…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

  • Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events book cover

    Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Rogers, Rob Davidson

    Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events introduces students to key areas of marketing and promotion that are essential if destinations are to compete successfully in the rapidly expanding global business event sector. It achieves this by looking at issues…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Events Management

  • Understanding Art Markets: Inside the world of art and business book cover

    Understanding Art Markets

    Inside the world of art and business, 1st Edition

    By Iain Robertson

    The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right…

    eBook – 2015-10-30
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sports Coaching: The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice book cover

    Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul A. Potrac

    Every successful sports coach knows that good teaching and social practices are just as important as expertise in sport skills and tactics. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Understanding Sports Coaching is still the only introduction to theory and practice in sports coaching to…

    eBook – 2015-10-14
    Routledge

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