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  • Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    By Vassil Girginov

    How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practiced. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Football Club Management

    Insights from the Field

    By Ian Lawrence

    The rapid global growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more commercial approach to the management of sport clubs. This book is the first study of its kind to focus on the management of professional football clubs, providing a real-world insight into management principles and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management

    Edited by George B. Cunningham, Janet S. Fink, Alison Doherty

    Theory is an essential element in the development of any academic discipline and sport management is no exception. This is the first book to trace the intellectual contours of theory in sport management, and to explain, critique and celebrate the importance of sport management theory in academic…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Skills, Knowledge and Expertise in Sport

    Edited by Gunnar Breivik

    Taking part in a sport means that one must acquire the relevant skills: mental, physical and strategic. This book presents a new perspective on the role of skills, knowledge and intentionality in sporting contexts, examining how these skills and practical ‘know how’ can be perfected to a level of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

    Edited by Mark Dodds, Kevin 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 – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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