E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Who Owns Sport? book cover

    Who Owns Sport?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Adams, Leigh Robinson

    This fascinating collection of essays explores the complex economic, political, cultural and social claims over sport, from multi-disciplinary perspectives including philosophy, history, political science and management. The book seeks to uncover some of the tensions and dilemmas wrapped up within…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Men and Masculinities book cover

    Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities, and Sexualities at the University of Winchester. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies men’s changing masculinities and sexualities. Professor Anderson is the architect of Inclusive Masculinity Theory and has published nineteen books…

    eBook – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • International Sport Marketing: Issues and Practice book cover

    International Sport Marketing

    Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Desbordes, André Richelieu

    How is sport marketing being transformed by new media and technology, by globalization and by the opening of new markets and sources of revenue?  This book examines the most important trends and developments in contemporary sport marketing around the world, shining new light on the importance of…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Globalized Sport Management in Diverse Cultural Contexts book cover

    Globalized Sport Management in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    Cross-cultural management is an important facet of the globalized sport industry. Sport managers must be skilled at working with individuals from diverse cultures and aware of the key issues affecting sport on a global level. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation book cover

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Gennaro, Saheed Aderinto

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation explores how sports can render a key to unlocking complex social, political, economic, and gendered relations across Africa and the Diaspora. Sports hold significant value and have an intricate relationship with many components of African…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Sport, Violence and Society book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Sport, Psychology and Christianity: Welfare, Performance and Consultancy book cover

    Sport, Psychology and Christianity

    Welfare, Performance and Consultancy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Hemmings, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    The majority of sport psychology research to date has been underpinned and driven by a secular perspective. There is an urgent need for sport psychologists to better understand the relevance of Christian faith in athletes’ sporting experiences and day-to-day lives in order to improve their…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology book cover

    Advancing the Profession of Exercise Physiology

    1st Edition

    By Tommy Boone

    In recent times, the ASEP (American Society of Exercise Physiologists) leaders have developed and implemented academic standards to promote professionalism in academic programs throughout the U.S. The effort represents a significant change in the scope and the monitoring of the exercise…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • Events, Places and Societies book cover

    Events, Places and Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, John Harris

    Events can be synonymous with a particular place, helping shape and promote a location. Given the rise of the global events industry, this book uncovers how events impact upon places and societies, looking at a range of different events and geographical scales. Geographers are concerned with how…

    eBook – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Global Sport Leadership book cover

    Global Sport Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Frawley, Laura Misener, Daniel Lock, Nico Schulenkorf

    This book explores the global developments in sport leadership and practice. Drawing on the vast and ever-growing leadership literature, the book examines advances in leadership theory and practice in the context of the challenges faced by those working in global sport management positions. It…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Recovery and Stress in Sport: A Manual for Testing and Assessment book cover

    Recovery and Stress in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress, and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of professional athletes can be severely compromised by overtraining, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Human Fatigue: Evolution, Health and Performance book cover

    Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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