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  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, interdisciplinarity and critical realism

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice descriptions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport

    Edited by Eric Anderson, Ann Travers

    While efforts to include gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport have received significant attention, it is only recently that we have begun examining the experiences of transgender athletes in competitive sport. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Body Composition

    Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

    Edited by Henry C. Lukaski

    Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    CRC Press

  • Events, Society and Sustainability

    Critical and Contemporary Approaches

    Edited by Tomas Pernecky, Michael Lück

    The growth of the events industry brings with it concerns of sustainable management, the sharing of available resources, and ensuring that people and places are not over-exploited. While the environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability have attracted a reasonable attention in the study…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Methodology in Sports History

    Edited by Wray Vamplew, Dave Day

    The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • From Olympic Administration to Olympic Governance

    Edited by Emmanuel Bayle, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Lausanne, the Swiss city IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s President Juan Antonio Samaranch honored with the title "Olympic capital" in 1994 is now the administrative capital of world sport. The past century has presented Olympism with many challenges and that continues to be the case today;…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Gender in Physical Culture

    Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Karin Grahn, Eva-Carin Lindgren

    This volume outlines existing research relating to gender in physical culture. The introductory chapter employs Lamont and Molnàr’s (2002) idea of ‘boundaries’ as visible and invisible socially constructed borders that create social differences, as the theoretical framework for the book. Seven…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • The Feminization of Sports Fandom

    A Sociological Study

    By Stacey Pope

    Women fans have entered the traditionally male domain of the sports stadium in growing numbers in recent years. Watching professional sport is important for women for so many reasons, but their expectations and experiences have been largely ignored by academics. This book tackles these shortcomings…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Leisure and Social Justice

    Edited by Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher, Beccy Watson

    Social inequalities are often reproduced in sport and leisure contexts. However, sport and leisure can be sites of resistance as well as oppression; they can be repressive or promote positive social change. This challenging and important book brings together contemporary cases examining different…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

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