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  • Applied Exercise Psychology

    The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

    Edited by Selen Razon, Michael Sachs

    Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: theoretical bases…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

    By Rene Wormhoudt, Geert Savelsbergh, Jan Willem Teunissen, Keith Davids

    The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on ‘physical intelligence’ – including attributes such as agility, flexibility and stability –…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Children and Animals

    Cultural, Environmental and Ethical Issues

    By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    This book offers detailed accounts of everyday encounters between children and animals, exploring the myriad ways in which their lives are entangled, co-shaped and co-implicated in their common worlds. This groundbreaking book uniquely frames child-animal relations within the context of global…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Geographies of Digital Culture

    Edited by Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler

    The book explores the emerging spatial aspects of digital media from a cultural geographic perspective. It brings together a range of established and newly-emerging scholars to address the complex new spatialities of everyday practices associated with digital cultures and digital technologies. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners

    4th Edition

    By Cheryl A. Coker

    With an array of critical and engaging pedagogical features, the fourth edition of Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners offers the best practical introduction to motor learning available. This reader-friendly text approaches motor learning in accessible and simple terms, and lays a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Sports Innovation Management

    By Vanessa Ratten

    This book introduces readers to emerging issues of sport innovation. The book focuses on the role of innovation in the sports context and how we can leverage opportunities that arise from networks and optimize resources by identifying where they are most effective. It helps to identify the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

    Edited by Mark Dodds, Kevin C Heisey, Aila Ahonen

    Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport and Play in a Digital World

    Edited by Ivo van Hilvoorde

    Digital technology plays an important role in the everyday lives of people. New types of ‘digital sports’, (sport) gaming, exergaming, cybersport and eSports increase in popularity all over the world and are even challenging the modern and hegemonic concept of sport. Modern games can hardly be…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy

    Edited by Victoria Durrer, Toby Miller, Dave O'Brien

    Cultural policy intersects with political, economic, and socio-cultural dynamics at all levels of society, placing high and often contradictory expectations on the capabilities and capacities of the media, the fine, performing, and folk arts, and cultural heritage. These expectations are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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