Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    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

  • Sport, Outdoor Life and the Nordic World book cover

    Sport, Outdoor Life and the Nordic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nils Asle Bergsgard, Solfrid Bratland-Sanda, Richard Giulianotti, Jan Ove Tangen

    Sport, Outdoor Life and the Nordic World explores the Nordic model of sport and outdoor life with respect to such issues as sport facilities, mountain guiding, women and ethnic minorities, urban planning, anti-doping, health, elite sport coaching and leadership, and the globalization of sport. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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 – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies book cover

    Coach Education and Development in Sport

    Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Callary, Brian Gearity

    Global interest in quality sport coaching is at an all-time high, but until now, there hasn’t been a go-to resource to help national governing bodies, sport organizations, or coach educators within universities to structure coach education, learning, and development. Coach Education and Development…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Sport and Christianity: Historical Perspectives book cover

    Sport and Christianity

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh McLeod, Nils Martinius Justvik, Robert Hess

    Sport and Christianity examines sport and Christianity from a variety of historical perspectives, with the main focus on the period from the nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. The book is not limited to a narrow definition of Christianity, but rather encompasses a wide range of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports book cover

    The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Armenteros, Anto J. Benitez, Miguel Ángel Betancor

    For a long time, various different lobbying sectors have claimed that the use of video technology is an effective aid in decision-making. Now the IFAB has taken a historic step in the approval of experiments on the use of video to provide support to football refereeing. The Use of Video…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

  • 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, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Strength and Conditioning

    A Concise Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • The Myths About Nutrition Science book cover

    The Myths About Nutrition Science

    1st Edition

    By David Lightsey

    Many nutrition science and food production myths and misconceptions dominate the health and fitness field, and many athletes and active consumers unknowingly embrace a myriad of what can be deemed “junk science” which has now infiltrated many related science fields. Consumers simply have no…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Golf Course Management & Construction: Environmental Issues book cover

    Golf Course Management & Construction

    Environmental Issues, 1st Edition

    By James C. Balogh, William J. Walker

    Golf Course Management & Construction presents a comprehensive summary and assessment of technical and scientific research on the environmental effects of turfgrass system construction and maintenance. Although the book focuses on golf courses, it also discusses turfgrass systems for residential…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • 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

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