Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field book cover

    Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport Policy in Small States book cover

    Sport Policy in Small States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is vital for good health. It has an established strong evidence base for its positive effects on functional capacity, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases, and promoting physical, mental and social well-being. Furthermore, these benefits are evident across a diversity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Putin's Olympics: The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia book cover

    Putin's Olympics

    The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Orttung, Sufian N. Zhemukhov

    President Vladimir Putin’s Olympic venture put the workings of contemporary Russia on vivid display. The Sochi Olympics were designed to symbolize Russia’s return to great power status, but subsequent aggression against Ukraine, large-scale corruption, and the doping scandal have become the true…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 book cover

    Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes, 2nd Edition book cover

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Utley

    An understanding of the scientific principles underpinning the learning and execution of fundamental and skilled movements is of central importance in disciplines across the sport and exercise sciences. The second edition of Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes offers students an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge

  • Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Queer Inquiries book cover

    Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport

    Queer Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vikki Krane

    Diverse sex, gender, and sexual identities historically have been pushed to the margins in sport. While there is more visibility and inclusion for LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer) people in sport today than in the past, there still exists bigotry and marginalization.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics book cover

    Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Tom Adams

    Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • The Literacy of Play and Innovation: Children as Makers book cover

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation

    Children as Makers, 1st Edition

    By Christiane Wood

    The Literacy of Play and Innovation provides a portrait of what innovative education looks like from a literacy perspective. Through an in-depth case study of a "maker" school’s innovative design—in particular, of four early childhood educator’s classrooms—this book demonstrates that children’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Numbers and Narratives: Sport, History and Economics book cover

    Numbers and Narratives

    Sport, History and Economics, 1st Edition

    By Wray Vamplew

    This volume argues for a more quantitative, economic and theoretical approach to sports history. The author notes that sport can have peculiar economics as in no other industry do rival businesses have to cooperate to produce a sellable output. He also demonstrates, via a case study of early…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Media, Culture, and the Meanings of Hockey: Constructing a Canadian Hockey World, 1896-1907 book cover

    Media, Culture, and the Meanings of Hockey

    Constructing a Canadian Hockey World, 1896-1907, 1st Edition

    By Stacy L. Lorenz

    This volume examines the cultural meanings of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, the author analyzes English Canadian media narratives of Stanley Cup "challenge" games and championship series between 1896 and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

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