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  • The Theory of Gymnastics

    1st Edition

    By J. Lindhard

    First published in 1939, this volume translated into English the Danish work ‘Den Specielle Gymnastrikteon’. Its author, Professor Lindhard, noted the still-young field of theoretical gymnastics in comparison to its physical counterpart, with the only prior major work being that of Ling from 1800.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Ventresca, Mary G McDonald

    Sport’s "concussion crisis" has been characterized by controversial scientific discoveries, athlete suicides, and high profile lawsuits involving professional sports leagues, while provoking widespread media coverage, changes to game rules, and debate about the future of many popular sports.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Bjørset Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage

    1st Edition

    By Eero Laine

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage examines professional wrestling as a century-old, theatrical form that spans from its local places of performance to circulate as a popular, global product. Professional wrestling has all the trappings of sport, but is, at its core, a theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Kinetic Beauty

    The Philosophical Aesthetics of Sport, 1st Edition

    By Jason Holt

    Sport aesthetics is an important but often marginalized fi eld in the philosophy of sport. Kinetic Beauty off ers a comprehensive, principled, pluralist introduction to the philosophical aesthetics of sport.  The book tackles a wide variety of issues in the philosophical aesthetics of sport,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Turner, Richard Bennett

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is one of the most widely used counselling approaches in the world and is one of the original forms of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise is the first and only book to date to examine the use of REBT in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    1st Edition

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Digital Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Bundon

    Twitter, Facebook, online forums, blogs and websites – scholars are increasingly turning to digital sources to study sport and physical activity. These platforms have generated new digital content ripe for analysis and are making it possible to investigate communities that were previously…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • 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 chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

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