Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Education and Corporatisation: Spaces of Connection, Contestation and Creativity book cover

    Sport, Education and Corporatisation

    Spaces of Connection, Contestation and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffery Z. Kohe, Holly Collison

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sport, Education and Corporatisation offers an important critique of the intersection between sport organisations, commercial agendas and educational development. It reveals a discomforting interplay between sector stakeholders that has been normalised via…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and National Identities: Globalization and Conflict book cover

    Sport and National Identities

    Globalization and Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation has undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the importance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport within the context of globalising forces. Including case studies from around the world,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Contested Identities: Contemporary Issues and Debates book cover

    Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis book cover

    Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Race, Gender and Sport: The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women book cover

    Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Convergent Wrestling: Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle book cover

    Convergent Wrestling

    Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle, 1st Edition

    Edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson

    This book examines how the current era of "convergence" has affected, and is reflected in, the world of professional wrestling, which combines several different genres, including drama, action, comedy, horror, science fiction, and even romance. Professional wrestling’s business practices exist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings book cover

    Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Global Sport Business: Managing Resources and Opportunities book cover

    Global Sport Business

    Managing Resources and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    In the global sport business industry, growth, and development within and across various sport businesses are essential for competitive advantage. This fascinating collection of chapters examines how the development and management of resources and opportunities in sport business is vital to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

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