Sports Development Products

  • Applied Exercise Psychology

    The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence

    Edited by Selen Razon, Michael Sachs

    Applied Exercise Psychology emphasizes the application of evidence-based knowledge drawn from the fields of exercise psychology, health psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, and exercise physiology for physical activity behavior change. The book provides readers with: theoretical bases…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sports Innovation Management

    By Vanessa Ratten

    This book introduces readers to emerging issues of sport innovation. The book focuses on the role of innovation in the sports context and how we can leverage opportunities that arise from networks and optimize resources by identifying where they are most effective. It helps to identify the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

    Edited by Mark Dodds, Kevin C Heisey, Aila Ahonen

    Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water

    By Kyle Bunds

    Sport is commonly used by charities and philanthropic organisations as a way of acquiring donors and fundraisers. In this ground-breaking study, Kyle Bunds examines the nexus of sport, politics and the charity industry through an investigation of water development agencies that raise funds in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Under-resourced, Underdeveloped, and Conflict Regions

    Edited by Meredith A. Whitley, William V. Massey, Simon C. Darnell, Brett Smith

    Over the past two decades, scholars and practitioners have taken a keen interest in the field of Sport for Development and Peace (SDP). These efforts have largely focused on and debated the merits of sport as a tool for development, diplomacy, and peacebuilding in under-resourced, underdeveloped,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Sport in Korea

    History, development, management

    Edited by Dae Hee Kwak, Yong Jae Ko, Inkyu Kang, Mark Rosentraub

    Korea has become a powerful force in global sport, with South Korea finishing fifth in the medals table at London 2012 and hosting the Winter Olympics in 2018. This book brings together scholars from disciplines including sport history, sociology, journalism, economics, sport development, and sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury, and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

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