E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Strategic Management in Sport book cover

    Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Endurance Performance in Sport: Psychological Theory and Interventions book cover

    Endurance Performance in Sport

    Psychological Theory and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Meijen

    Athletes participating at all levels of endurance performance can relate to the impact of psychological factors. Whether it is motivation, self-belief, feeling nervous before a race, exercise-induced pain, sticking to a pacing strategy, or thoughts around what to focus on, there are a vast number…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • The World Anti-Doping Code: Fit for Purpose? book cover

    The World Anti-Doping Code

    Fit for Purpose?, 1st Edition

    By Lovely Dasgupta

    Following the recent doping scandals that have brought the highest echelons of international sport into disrepute, this book examines the elitism at the core of the World Anti-Doping Agency and considers how the current World Anti-Doping Code might be restructured. Analyzing the correlation between…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Behavior Management in Physical Education: A Practical Guide book cover

    Behavior Management in Physical Education

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Alstot, Crystal D. Alstot

    Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Understanding Leisure book cover

    Understanding Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Les Haywood, Frank Kew, Peter Bramham, John Spink, John Capenerhurst, Ian Henry

    First published in 1989. Understanding Leisure is a readable introductory analysis of the key elements in the study of leisure. This includes leisure concepts and dimensions of leisure, its activity forms, participants, provision, and leisure futures, leisure and social theory. A collaborative work…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference book cover

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

    A Quick A-to-Z Reference, 2nd Edition

    By Clare E. Milner

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference is the most user-friendly and accessible available reference to human musculoskeletal anatomy in its moving, active context. Fully updated and revised, the second edition features more illustrations to enhance student learning…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece book cover

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Zinon Papakonstantinou

    From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE, Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests that generated enormous popular interest. As a result, sport was an ideal vehicle for the construction of a plurality of identities along the lines of ethnic origin, civic affiliation…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters: A Socio-Legal Perspective book cover

    Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters

    A Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hazel J. Hartley

    First published in 2001. This book provides a socio-legal analysis of disasters by setting out two sport and leisure disasters (the 1989 Hillsborough and Marchioness disasters) and considering them in their broader legal/political/economic and policy contexts. It bases the analysis on in-depth…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Freedom and Constraint: The Paradoxes of Leisure book cover

    Freedom and Constraint

    The Paradoxes of Leisure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Coalter

    First published in 1989. In the climate of long-term unemployment, early retirement, and technology that is seen to threaten jobs, 'leisure’ has been presented as the solution to a multitude of social problems. The essays in this collection represent the most important arguments on the problems,…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition book cover

    Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Broad

    Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press

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