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  • Sports Nutrition Needs for Child and Adolescent Athletes

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick, Elizabeth Fox

    This book explores the optimal sports nutrition needs for the child and adolescent athlete in three, detailed sections. The first section focuses on the need for optimal nutrition in youth athlete populations, highlighting energy, body composition, hydration, and both macro- and micronutrient…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    CRC Press

  • Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performative Endeavors

    Skillful Striving

    Edited by Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza

    Skillful Striving is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, pragmatism, and East Asian…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Politics

    By Alan Bairner

    Sport and politics have become inseparably entwined. From the volatile nationalism of international soccer to human rights controversies surrounding the Beijing Olympics, sport is both an important factor in political discourse and shaped by the wider political environment. In this ground-breaking…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Learning on Your Feet

    Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom

    By Brad Johnson, Melody Jones

    In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport

    Second Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Dave Arthur, John Beech

    Contemporary sport is big business. Major teams, leagues, franchises, merchandisers and retailers are in fierce competition in a dynamic global market place. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, International Cases in Sport Business presents an unparalleled range of brand new,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge

  • A Social History of Indian Football

    Striving to Score

    By Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Boria Majumdar

    A Social History of Indian Football covers the period 1850-2004. It considers soccer as a derivative sport, creatively and imaginatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs - designed to fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. The book is concerned with the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Class, Race and Sport in South Africa’s Political Economy (RLE Sports Studies)

    By Grant Jarvie

    In recent years the interest in the patterns and policies of South African sport has grown. This book examines the increasingly complex issue of race, class and sport in the context of South African social relations. The author disputes evaluations made purely on the question of race, maintaining…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sports Studies

  • Designing the Olympics

    Representation, Participation, Contestation

    By Jilly Traganou

    Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    Paperback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

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