Sports Development Products

  • Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of Olympic Stadia including: the evolution of running tracks, the introduction of lighting, and continuing improvements in spectator viewing and comfort standards. Co-authored by a world-renowned…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • African Footballers in Europe

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

    By Ernest 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 – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws upon leading research to offer an holistic approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Sport Volunteering

    1st Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Graham Cuskelly, Chris Auld, Pam Kappelides, Katie Misener

    Volunteers are central to sport at all levels, from mega-events to grassroots clubs. Sport Volunteering is a definitive guide to the issues associated with managing volunteers in sport. The book focuses on the psychology of the voluntary experience, the challenges inherent in managing a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    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 – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • 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 – 2019-06-05 
    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 – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • 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 – 2019-06-04 
    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 – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

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