Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.: How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics book cover

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Football Biomechanics book cover

    Football Biomechanics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage book cover

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage

    1st Edition

    By Eero Laine

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage examines professional wrestling as a century-old, theatrical form that spans from its local places of performance to circulate as a popular, global product. Professional wrestling has all the trappings of sport, but is, at its core, a theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society: Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse book cover

    Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, status through interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in horse breeding and the acceptance of what constitutes an identifiable horse breed…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Match Fixing and Sport: Historical Perspectives book cover

    Match Fixing and Sport

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Huggins, Rob Hess

    Match-Fixing and Sport studies match-fixing in historical perspective, revealing how match-fixing has always been a major sporting continuity, alongside another longstanding continuity, a widely-held belief in a mythical recent past of pristine purity. The volume begins with a brief overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Africa’s Elite Football: Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges book cover

    Africa’s Elite Football

    Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chuka Onwumechili

    This book explores various aspects of intranational elite football in Africa, drawing on the expertise of notable scholars from across the world. Africa’s Elite Football focuses on an area largely ignored by current scholarship on African football, where interest has focused on international…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases book cover

    Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health: The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives book cover

    Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity book cover

    Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Medcalf, Chris Mackintosh

    Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity goes beyond the content of introductory research methods texts to provide an insight into the methodological hurdles that are experienced when researching ‘difference’ in Sport and Physical Activity.  Contributors reflect upon how the rhetoric…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region: Domination, Resistance, Accommodation book cover

    Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Sport in the African World book cover

    Sport in the African World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara

    Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives book cover

    Digital Technology in Physical Education

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeroen Koekoek, Ivo van Hilvoorde

    The rapid development of digital technologies has opened up new possibilities for how Physical Education is taught. This book offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented and critical exploration of the actual and potential applications of digital technologies in PE. It considers the opportunities…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

Product Search