E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms book cover

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations book cover

    Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport book cover

    Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Disability and International Development: A Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Geographies of Making, Craft and Creativity book cover

    Geographies of Making, Craft and Creativity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Price, Harriet Hawkins

    This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading international scholars to explore the geographies of making and craft. It traces the geographies of making practices from the body, to the workshop and studio, to the wider socio-cultural, economic, political, institutional and historical…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Psychology of Gardening book cover

    The Psychology of Gardening

    1st Edition

    By Harriet Gross

    Why do so many people love gardening? What does your garden say about you? What is guerrilla gardening? The Psychology of Gardening delves into the huge benefits that gardening can have on our health and emotional well-being, and how this could impact on the entire public health of a country. It…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Performance book cover

    The Psychology of Performance

    1st Edition

    By Stewart T. Cotterill

    Why is performing under pressure often so difficult? What strategies can help us deliver our best performance? How can we boost our self-confidence? The Psychology of Performance explores the key psychological factors that affect our ability to cope under pressure, whether it’s competing in a sport…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Video Games as Culture: Considering the Role and Importance of Video Games in Contemporary Society book cover

    Video Games as Culture

    Considering the Role and Importance of Video Games in Contemporary Society, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Muriel, Garry Crawford

    Video games are becoming culturally dominant. But what does their popularity say about our contemporary society? This book explores video game culture, but in doing so, utilizes video games as a lens through which to understand contemporary social life. Video games are becoming an increasingly…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Understanding Cultural Policy book cover

    Understanding Cultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rosenstein

    Understanding Cultural Policy provides a practical, comprehensive introduction to thinking about how and why governments intervene in the arts and culture. Cultural policy expert Carole Rosenstein examines the field through comparative, historical, and administrative lenses, while engaging…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences book cover

    Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

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