Elite Sport 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 – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Rugby in Global Perspective

    Playing on the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Nicholas Wise

    This book critically examines how rugby union has developed in recent years, in nations on the periphery of the sport. Focusing on people and places on the fringes, it examines contemporary issues and challenges within the global game. Such a collection is timely, as the sport’s governing body…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Iceland

    How Small Nations Achieve International Success, 1st Edition

    By Vidar Halldorsson

    Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments in recent years. This fascinating study argues that team sport success is culturally…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    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 – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2019-04-30
    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 – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Athlete Learning in Elite Sport

    A Cultural Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti

    Elite athletes lead a particular way of life, which creates significant learning and shapes their selves. This is the first sociological-pedagogical text to conceptualise athlete learning in elite sport and across athletic careers. It outlines theories of learning and argues for a cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Parnell, Peter Millward, Paul A. Widdop, Neil King, Anthony May

    Austerity is perhaps the major challenge of our times, given the speed at which it arrived and the consequences of its impact upon society. The global financial crash and economic downturn was the catalyst for change and, against a backdrop of advice from experts adverse to Keynesian economics, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Sport in Korea

    History, development, management, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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