Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Gender in Physical Culture: Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures book cover

    Gender in Physical Culture

    Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Karin Grahn, Eva-Carin Lindgren

    This volume outlines existing research relating to gender in physical culture. The introductory chapter employs Lamont and Molnàr’s (2002) idea of ‘boundaries’ as visible and invisible socially constructed borders that create social differences, as the theoretical framework for the book. Seven…

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

  • The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes: Harnessing Skills from Sport Psychology book cover

    The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes

    Harnessing Skills from Sport Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Wald

    Once athletes reach the highest levels of competition in college and professional sports, the mental aspect of the game becomes increasingly vital to performance. The Seven Practices of Mentally Superior Athletes is a short and snappy reference text intended for repeated use that explains the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Innovations in 'Sport for Development and Peace' Research book cover

    Innovations in 'Sport for Development and Peace' Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megan Chawansky, Lyndsay Hayhurst, Mary G. McDonald, Cathy van Ingen

    Transnational organizations and practitioners who use sport for international development often position sport as a unique option for tackling development challenges. While sport can be a tool for social change, the authors in this collection bring a critical eye to this assumption and offer new…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice book cover

    Professional Advances in Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Matt Dicks

    Despite the rapid advance of the academic study of coaching science, there is a dearth of evidence on contemporary progressions within the coaching profession itself, particularly around the wide-ranging challenges that coaches face. Professional Advances in Sports Coaching constitutes an essential…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Doping in Cycling

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bertrand Fincoeur, John Gleaves, Fabien Ohl

    Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives provides an up-to-date overview of the knowledge about doping and anti-doping in the sport that has dominated doping headlines for at least two decades. It critically addresses overarching questions related to doping and anti-doping, and topical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Livesey

    This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering is written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition book cover

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body book cover

    Whole Body Vibrations

    Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho

    Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Business and Management book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Football Business and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Daniel Parnell, Paul Widdop, Christos Anagnostopoulos

    Soccer is the world’s most valuable sport, generating bigger revenues, as well as being watched and played by more people, than any other. It is virtually impossible to understand the business of sport without understanding the football industry. This book surveys contemporary football in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Rights and Events, Leisure and Sport book cover

    Human Rights and Events, Leisure and Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jayne Caudwell, Darragh McGee

    This edited book aims to capture the functioning of human rights and civil activism at the level of the relationships between the individual and the social, and in relation to abuses, contestations, and transformations. Chapters cover the ways human rights are denied, articulated, and not realised.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

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