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  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era: The case of the National Palace Museum book cover

    Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera: Responses in Health and Disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera

    Responses in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor Roy Shephard sets out the physiology,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract: Responses in health and disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Rugby World in the Professional Era book cover

    The Rugby World in the Professional Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Tony Collins

    Twenty years of professionalism has seen rugby union undergo dramatic transformations, from changes to everyday training cultures to the growth of the Rugby World Cup into one of the largest global sporting events. The Rugby World in the Professional Era is the first book to examine the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • The Athlete Apperception Technique: Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists book cover

    The Athlete Apperception Technique

    Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists, 1st Edition

    By Petah M. Gibbs, Mark B. Andersen, Daryl B. Marchant

    As the field of sport psychology has matured, so a greater appreciation for a diversity of training models, research methodologies, and therapeutic approaches, opposed to the dominant models of objective testing, has developed. The Athlete Apperception Technique (AAT) sets out a sport-specific…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Sporting Capital: Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice book cover

    Sporting Capital

    Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas F. Rowe

    In a world of competing public policy priorities, economic challenges and political uncertainty, sports development organisations and initiatives need to adapt to survive. This book makes the case for 'Sporting Capital' as a new conceptual model of sports participation with the potential to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation: Elite Player Perspectives book cover

    Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry: Running for Water book cover

    Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water, 1st Edition

    By Kyle Bunds

    Sport is commonly used by charities and philanthropic organisations as a way of acquiring donors and fundraisers. In this ground-breaking study, Kyle Bunds examines the nexus of sport, politics and the charity industry through an investigation of water development agencies that raise funds in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity book cover

    Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-21
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience book cover

    Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    1st Edition

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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