Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Sport in Iceland: How Small Nations Achieve International Success book cover

    Sport in Iceland

    How Small Nations Achieve International Success, 1st Edition

    By Vidar Halldorsson

    Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments in recent years. This fascinating study argues that team sport success is culturally…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The National Games and National Identity in China: A History book cover

    The National Games and National Identity in China

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Liu Li, Fan Hong

    The history of China’s National Games reflects both the transformation of elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games through their dynamic relationship with Chinese politics, nationalism and identity in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to 'move more dynamically', but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity Assessment: A Lifecourse Approach book cover

    Physical Activity Assessment

    A Lifecourse Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Innerd

    Lifecourse research in physical activity tracks long-term trends in physical activity behaviours and gives an insight into the link between a physically active lifestyle and later-life health outcomes. However, the complexity of physical activity behaviours, and the analytical issues posed by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape book cover

    Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Nutrient Timing: Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery book cover

    Nutrient Timing

    Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick

    Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    CRC Press

  • Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table book cover

    Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance

    The Training Table, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lemuel W. Taylor IV

    Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging book cover

    Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy J. Shephard

    Why do women live longer than men? Does ownership of paired X chromosomes confer more prolonged survival on females, or is the gender difference in life-expectancy a cumulative consequence of differing life experiences for women and men? The areas of gender differences in aging, functional capacity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    CRC Press

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Performing Under Pressure: Psychological Strategies for Sporting Success book cover

    Performing Under Pressure

    Psychological Strategies for Sporting Success, 1st Edition

    By Josephine Perry

    Performing Under Pressure is an essential resource on improving sporting performance in high-pressure situations. Perry’s work guides coaches and athletes through nine key elements of the sporting mindset to help athletes to perform at the highest standards, even under the most pressurized of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

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