E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Contesting ‘Race’ and Sport: Shaming the Colour Line book cover

    Contesting ‘Race’ and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Hylton

    In the decade since Kevin Hylton’s seminal book ‘Race’ and Sport: Critical Race Theory was published, racialised issues have remained at the forefront of sport and leisure studies. In this important new book, Hylton draws on original research in contemporary contexts, from sport coaching to…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Ours is the age of celebrity. An inescapable aspect of daily life in our media-saturated societies of the twenty-first century, celebrity is celebrated for its infinite plasticity and glossy seductions. But there is also a darker side. Celebrity culture is littered from end to end with addictions,…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Wild Animals and Leisure: Rights and Wellbeing book cover

    Wild Animals and Leisure

    Rights and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carr, Janette Young

    Wild animals form an integral component of the human leisure experience. They are a significant part of the leisure industry and are economically valuable entities. However, as sentient beings, animals also have rights and welfare needs, and, like humans, may also have their own leisure desires and…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Sport Cyberpsychology book cover

    Sport Cyberpsychology

    1st Edition

    By Olivia A. Hurley

    Sport Cyberpsychology is the first book devoted to assessing the influence of technology on human interaction, behaviour and mental health in a sport context, gathering research on the use of technology and the Internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies the…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health book cover

    Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Jie Kang

    The second edition of Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science…

    eBook – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

    8th Edition

    By Alan C. Lacy, Skip M. Williams

    The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R Mottram, David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    eBook – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Managing and Developing Community Sport book cover

    Managing and Developing Community Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts

    Can sport and physical activity (PA) be used to improve the communities we live in? How do community groups manage facilities that provide sport and PA? How can managers ensure the services they deliver meet the needs of their community? What role should community sport schemes play in society?…

    eBook – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Mediated Football: Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender book cover

    Mediated Football

    Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacco van Sterkenburg, Ramón Spaaij

    Football has become one of the most mediated cultural practices in modern Western societies, providing players, officials and spectators with implicit and often hidden discourses about race/ethnicity, national identity and gender. This book provides new and critical insights into how mediated…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport Policy in Small States book cover

    Sport Policy in Small States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland book cover

    A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Richard McElligott

    Sport has played a central role in modern Ireland’s history. Perhaps nowhere else has sport so infused the political, social and cultural development and identity of a nation. During this so-called ‘Decade of Centenaries’ in Ireland (2014 to 2024) recently there has been an exponential growth in…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

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