Ethics and Philosophy of Sport Products

  • On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach, 1st Edition

    By Graham McFee

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Taekwondo

    From a Martial Art to a Martial Sport, 1st Edition

    By Udo Moenig

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the historical, political, and technical evolution of taekwondo. Many of the supposedly ‘traditional’ and ‘ancient’ Korean cultural elements attached to taekwondo are, in fact, remnants of East Asia’s modernization drive, and largely inherited from the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

     'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Piper

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Steven A. Stolz

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport, Medicine, Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    The ethics of sports medicine is an important emerging area within biomedical ethics. The professionalization of medical support services in sport and continuing debates around issues such as performance-enhancing technologies or the health and welfare of athletes mean that all practitioners in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won, 1st Edition

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports and Christianity

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    This interdisciplinary text examines the sports-Christianity interface from Protestant and Catholic perspectives. In addition to a "systematic review of literature," field-pioneering contributors such as Michael Novak, Shirl Hoffman, Joseph Price and Robert Higgs address a wide range of topics from…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Olympic Ethics and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

    This book contains an international collection of essays by leading philosophers of sport on the ethics and philosophy of the Olympic Games. The essays consider a range of topics including critical reflections on nationalism and internationalism within the Olympic movement, sexism in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Anti-doping: Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee

    The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

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