Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • 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

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies: Playing with Enemies book cover

    Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece book cover

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Zinon Papakonstantinou

    From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE, Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests that generated enormous popular interest. As a result, sport was an ideal vehicle for the construction of a plurality of identities along the lines of ethnic origin, civic affiliation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Endurance Performance in Sport: Psychological Theory and Interventions book cover

    Endurance Performance in Sport

    Psychological Theory and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Meijen

    Athletes participating at all levels of endurance performance can relate to the impact of psychological factors. Whether it is motivation, self-belief, feeling nervous before a race, exercise-induced pain, sticking to a pacing strategy, or thoughts around what to focus on, there are a vast number…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Men and Masculinities book cover

    Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities, and Sexualities at the University of Winchester. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies men’s changing masculinities and sexualities. Professor Anderson is the architect of Inclusive Masculinity Theory and has published nineteen books…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The World Anti-Doping Code: Fit for Purpose? book cover

    The World Anti-Doping Code

    Fit for Purpose?, 1st Edition

    By Lovely Dasgupta

    Following the recent doping scandals that have brought the highest echelons of international sport into disrepute, this book examines the elitism at the core of the World Anti-Doping Agency and considers how the current World Anti-Doping Code might be restructured. Analyzing the correlation between…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 12 volumes, originally published between 1938 and 2001, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on Leisure Studies, including works on young people and leisure, the family, and political influence on the leisure industry. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters: A Socio-Legal Perspective book cover

    Exploring Sport and Leisure Disasters

    A Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hazel J. Hartley

    First published in 2001. This book provides a socio-legal analysis of disasters by setting out two sport and leisure disasters (the 1989 Hillsborough and Marchioness disasters) and considering them in their broader legal/political/economic and policy contexts. It bases the analysis on in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Understanding Leisure book cover

    Understanding Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Les Haywood, Frank Kew, Peter Bramham, John Spink, John Capenerhurst, Ian Henry

    First published in 1989. Understanding Leisure is a readable introductory analysis of the key elements in the study of leisure. This includes leisure concepts and dimensions of leisure, its activity forms, participants, provision, and leisure futures, leisure and social theory. A collaborative work…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

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