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  • Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition

    An Introduction

    By Jia Yi Chow, Keith Davids, Chris Button, Ian Renshaw

    Nonlinear pedagogy is a powerful paradigm for understanding human movement and for designing effective teaching, coaching and training programs in sport, exercise and physical education. It addresses the inherent complexity in the learning of movement skills, viewing the learner, the learning…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior

    Applying the Disconnected Values Model

    By Mark H. Anshel

    Changing habits, particularly habits that are self-destructive and unhealthy, is among the most challenging goals of therapists and coaches who work with clients in promoting a healthier lifestyle. The purpose of this book is to "help the helper," that is, to assist the person whose professional…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Nicolas Chanavat, Michel Desbordes

    Sports marketing has become a cornerstone of successful sports management and business, driving growth in sport organisations and widening fan-bases. Showcasing the latest thinking and research in sports marketing from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing goes further than…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sports Business Management

    Decision Making Around the Globe

    By George Foster, Norman O'Reilly, Antonio Davila

    Sports Business Management will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the sport industry. With a focus on management, strategy, marketing, and finance, the decision-making approach of the book emphasizes key concepts while translating them into practice. Foster, O’Reilly, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

    Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions

    Edited by David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon

    World-class preparation and rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The War on Drugs in Sport

    Moral Panics and Organizational Legitimacy

    By Vanessa McDermott

    This book is an innovative and compelling work that develops a modified moral panic model illustrated by the drugs in sport debate. Drawing on Max Weber’s work on moral authority and legitimacy, McDermott argues that doping scandals create a crisis of legitimacy for sport governing bodies and other…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing

    By Kerry Griffiths

    This book explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an increasingly popular fitness and leisure activity for women. It moves beyond previous debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing classes, and instead explores the complexities of these concepts and highlights that…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Rogers, Rob Davidson

    Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events introduces students to key areas of marketing and promotion that are essential if destinations are to compete successfully in the rapidly expanding global business event sector. It achieves this by looking at issues…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Events Management

  • Becoming a Sports Coach

    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert

    A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. Becoming a Sports Coach aims to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Organisational Performance Management in Sport

    By Ian O'Boyle

    Effective performance management systems are essential in any successful organisation. In both commercial sport business and not-for-profit sport organisations, the pressure to follow international best practice in performance management has grown significantly in recent years. Organisational…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Muhammad Ali

    A Man of Many Voices

    By Barbara L. Tischler

    Muhammad Ali was not only a champion athlete, but a cultural icon. While his skill as a boxer made him famous, his strong personality and his identity as a black man in a country in the midst of the struggle for civil rights made him an enduring symbol. From his youth in segregated Louisville,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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