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  • Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Arts Leadership

    Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations

    By Kenneth Foster

    The contemporary world is facing an unprecedented amount of continuous change and upheaval, forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of change…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • The Baseball Glove

    History, Material, Meaning, and Value

    By David Jenemann

    The baseball glove is a ubiquitous item, a crucial piece of equipment in the game of baseball, and it offers the opportunity to examine the production of material culture and social practice at numerous levels. Where and how is a glove made, and how does its manufacture square with the narratives…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation

    The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

    By James Crossley

    This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Changing World of Outdoor Learning

    European reflections

    Edited by Peter Becker, Chris Loynes, Barbara Humberstone, Jochem Schirp

    Outdoor Education is an increasingly global field and the global, economic and political changes of the last twenty years have transformed outdoor education where it is established and influenced its practices as it has been introduced into modernising and democratising nations. The Changing World…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Science of Figure Skating

    Edited by Jason Vescovi, Jaci VanHeest

    The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialisation presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes, alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Arts and Cultural Management

    Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field

    Edited by Constance DeVereaux

    This book is addressed to those who operate as researchers, scholars, and practitioners of arts and cultural management. Driven by concerns about quality of life, globalization, development of economies, education of youth, the increasing mobility of cultural groups, and many other significant…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reach-to-grasp behavior is one of the earliest goal-directed movements to form in infancy and remains central throughout the life span to ensure effective interactions with the surrounding world. From a unique life-span perspective, this volume sheds light onto the sensory-motor processes involved…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    With adventure and lifestyle sports continuing to grow in popularity, this book provides a comprehensive philosophical analysis of issues relating to nature sports. It offers an inquiry into how nature sports differ from mainstream sports, how these differences are related to their value as human…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the increases in prosperity and fall in working hours in Western societies in the 20th Century would continue. The fantasy of a life of ease for all has, of course, never materialised, but the theme…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Ken Green, Thorsteinn Sigurjonsson, Eivind Asrum Skille

    The Scandinavian and Nordic countries have some of the highest participation rates in sport and physical activity in the world. This is the first book to bring together studies of those countries, examing their sport policies and exploring the factors behind such high levels of participation.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Emotions in Sport Coaching

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Andy Smith, Lee Nelson

    Emotions are widely acknowledged as an inextricable feature of human behaviour, experience and interaction. They are, arguably, the glue that can bind people together or, alternatively, drive them apart. While social scientists have paid increasing attention to the centrality of emotions in social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

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