E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing book cover

    Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing

    3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Jason D. Hunter

    Effective marketing is essential for any successful sport organization, from elite international teams to local leagues. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing is still the only text to introduce key theory and best practice at an advanced…

    eBook – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Corruption in Sport: Causes, Consequences, and Reform book cover

    Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation: Elite Player Perspectives book cover

    Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise: The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide book cover

    Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Carl J. Payton, Adrian Burden

    Now in a fully updated and revised new edition, this is still the only up-to-date, practical guide to the use of technology in sport and exercise biomechanics. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing and measurement, along with advice on choosing…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    BASES Sport and Exercise Science

  • (Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency book cover

    (Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency

    1st Edition

    By Lynda Birke, Kirrilly Thompson

    This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared…

    eBook – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Research Methods for Tourism Students book cover

    Research Methods for Tourism Students

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramesh Durbarry

    This introductory guide offers innovative ideas and strategies to students undertaking their first social science research work. Academically rigorous yet accessible, it uses a systematic step-by-step approach to illustrate the research process and its applications to the tourism industry. Students…

    eBook – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching book cover

    Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Football, Corruption and Lies: Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban book cover

    Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia book cover

    Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

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