Sports Development Products

  • Coaching for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Baghurst

    Coaching for Sports Performance provides a practical overview of the many disciplines necessary to be an effective coach. Using experts from across the sports science fields, this book teaches readers the core concepts in a practical, easy to understand style, separated into four sections. Part I…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    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 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Collins, Andrew Cruickshank, Geir Jordet

    The Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance is the first book to examine a broad span of performance and support issues in contemporary elite sport; including coaching, sports science and medicine, leadership and management, operating in different societies, living in the system as a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Strategic Management in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Danny O'Brien, Milena M. Parent, Lesley Ferkins, Lisa Gowthorp

    What role can strategic thinking play in contemporary sport management? It can be the difference between leading or languishing – it’s that important! Covering sport at all levels, from community-based sport to elite sport, this is the first textbook to focus on strategic management in a sport…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge

  • The World Anti-Doping Code

    Fit for Purpose?, 1st Edition

    By Lovely Dasgupta

    Following the recent doping scandals that have brought the highest echelons of international sport into disrepute, this book examines the elitism at the core of the World Anti-Doping Agency and considers how the current World Anti-Doping Code might be restructured. Analysing the correlation between…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Broad

    Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Who Owns Sport?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Adams, Leigh Robinson

    This fascinating collection of essays explores the complex economic, political, cultural and social claims over sport, from multi-disciplinary perspectives including philosophy, history, political science and management. The book seeks to uncover some of the tensions and dilemmas wrapped up within…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Globalized Sport Management in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    Cross-cultural management is an important facet of the globalized sport industry. Sport managers must be skilled at working with individuals from diverse cultures and aware of the key issues affecting sport on a global level. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

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