Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition book cover

    Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

    Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    CRC Press

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • DIY Football: The cultural politics of community based football clubs book cover

    DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Behavior Management in Physical Education: A Practical Guide book cover

    Behavior Management in Physical Education

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Alstot, Crystal D. Alstot

    Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes book cover

    Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes

    1st Edition

    By Nick Galli

    The psychological health of competitive athletes is of paramount importance to performance, retention, and well-being in sport, and national governing bodies are increasingly concerned with its promotion. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom: What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering book cover

    From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Boehm, Stefan Groschl

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd M. Loughead

    Presenting an empirically underpinned synthesis of research and theory, while offering guidance for applied practitioners, this is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing, and coaching the world’s favourite sport. The book provides a complete analysis of key topics…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Strategic Management in Sport book cover

    Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China book cover

    Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    1st Edition

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children, Elders, Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Olympic Movement and the Middle East and North Africa Region book cover

    The Olympic Movement and the Middle East and North Africa Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mahfoud Amara

    This book offers different insights into the study of the Olympic movement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It seeks to capture how political and cultural nation-state building and economic transformations are impacting the region’s engagement (and disengagement) with the Olympic…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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