Sport and Leisure Studies Products

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka Van de Ven, Kyle J. D Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    Despite increasing interest in the use of human enhancement drugs (HEDs), our understanding of this phenomenon and the regulatory framework used to address it has lagged behind. Encompassing public health, epidemiology, neuroethics, sport science, criminology, and sociology, this book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Early Development of Football

    Contemporary Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Curry

    This fascinating collection brings together leading football historians and sociologists from the UK, Germany, the USA and Australia to offer fresh perspectives on the early development of football (soccer), not only illuminating our understanding of the early history of the world’s most popular…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women's Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Lough, Andrea N. Geurin

    Combining knowledge from sport management, marketing, media, leadership, governance, and consumer behavior in innovative ways, this book goes further than any other in surveying current theory and research on the business of women’s sport around the world, making it an unparalleled resource for all…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    This volume examines Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy as it relates to the study of the physically active body. It explores theoretical and practical examples of how the physically active body can be examined as a material, social, political, and cultural entity using a Deleuzian perspective. Examining…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In explaining the complex nature of football, the book draws on literature in sociology, history, psychology and beyond, offering real-life examples of footballing actions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • From the Death Zone to the Boardroom

    What Business Leaders and Decision Makers Can Learn From Extreme Mountaineering, 1st Edition

    By Stephan Groschl, Benedikt Boehm

    This book explores experiences and reflections of an extreme sports athlete within the context of business, the latest scholarly works and research on topics that are relevant and timely for today’s managers and business leaders, and the daily challenges they face. Conviction, discipline, managing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge

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