Taylor & Francis India: Sport and Leisure Studies

  • Exploring Sport and Fitness: Work-Based Practice book cover

    Exploring Sport and Fitness

    Work-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Heaney, Ben Oakley, Simon Rea

    Exploring Sport and Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the development of essential professional and interpersonal skills in the sport, leisure and fitness sector. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, the book introduces the fundamental principles of reflective…

    Paperback – 2009-07-17
    Routledge

  • Sports Economics book cover

    Sports Economics

    1st Edition

    By Paul Downward, Alistair Dawson, Trudo Dejonghe

    Sports Economics is the ideal introduction for all sport management and sport policy students and those for whom economics is a relatively new area of study. The book will also provide an ideal introduction to sports economics for economics students new to the area. Specifically designed to make…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Sport Policy and Governance book cover

    Sport Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Neil King

    Sport Policy and Governance: Local Perspectives is the first detailed study of the politics of sport policy at the local authority level of governance. In focusing on the local level, the book recognises that the extent to which we benefit from public policy is a result of where we live. Taking the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge

  • Disability, Sport and Society: An Introduction book cover

    Disability, Sport and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text – the first of its kind – is to introduce the reader to key…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning? book cover

    An Introduction to Drugs in Sport

    Addicted to Winning?, 2nd Edition

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why…

    Paperback – 2008-12-02
    Routledge

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels: Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete book cover

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Outdoor Recreation: An Introduction book cover

    Outdoor Recreation

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Plummer

    Outdoor Recreation: An Introduction provides students following courses in outdoor recreation, leisure and environmental studies with a comprehensive and informative overview of this broad and fascinating field. Covering both theory and practice, and including case studies and examples…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05
    Routledge

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts book cover

    Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore

    Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries…

    Paperback – 2008-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Sport & Tourism: A Reader book cover

    Sport & Tourism: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Weed

    This Reader provides comprehensive coverage of the scholarly literature in sports tourism. Divided into four parts, each prefaced by a substantial introduction from the editor, it presents the key themes, state of the art research and new conceptual thinking in sports tourism studies. Topics…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • Olympic Tourism book cover

    Olympic Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Mike Weed

    Olympic Tourism is the first text to focus on the nature of Olympic tourism and the potential for the Olympic Games to generate tourism in the run up to and long after the hosting of a Games. The awarding of the 2012 Olympics to London will see an increasing interest in the phenomena of organising,…

    Hardback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Association Game: A History of British Football book cover

    The Association Game

    A History of British Football, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Taylor

    The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised…

    Paperback – 2007-08-16
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy book cover

    Sport Policy

    1st Edition

    By Nils Asle Bergsgard, Barrie Houlihan, Per Mangset, Svein Ingve Nødland, Hilmar Rommetvedt

    Sport Policy: a comparative analysis of stability and change builds on the growing general interest in the comparative study of sport policy and the more specific interest in processes of policy change and issues associated with policy convergence. In stark contrast to many other areas of public…

    Paperback – 2007-04-24
    Routledge

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