Sports Development Products

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Sport and Protest

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathal Kilcline

    Sporting mega-events habitually spawn protests from local groups discommoded by the building of new infrastructure, environmental lobbies contesting the long-term legacies of such events, and expressions of outrage at the expenditure of public funds on events often restricted to an elite selection…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Research Methodologies for Sports Scholarship

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Skinner, Terry Engelberg

    When investigating the diverse, complex and changing contemporary field of sport, we recognize there is no methodology that meets the needs of all sport. Sport researchers should take advantage of innovative approaches from other fields to explore emerging phenomena or innovatively advance…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Elite Youth Sport Policy and Management

    A comparative analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elsa Kristiansen, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    Elite youth sport competitions have increased significantly in number in recent years, with the Youth Olympic Games representing the high point of this phenomenon. This book examines the global context within which elite youth sport has emerged and continues to grow. It explores elite youth sport…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-20
    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 – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau

    New Challenges after the Handovers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bridges, Marcus P. Chu

    China’s sports history and its contemporary role in the global sporting community have become well-known, but the sporting history and development of China’s two Special Administrative Regions – Hong Kong and Macau – have not received the coverage they deserve either in their historical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Sport Tourism and Sustainable Destinations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brent D. Moyle, Tom Hinch, James Higham

    Destinations include the places, landscapes and communities where sport tourism development takes place. Whether sport tourism development takes the form of sport events, active participation in sport, and/or sports nostalgia/heritage, it draws on local resources, forms part of the complex dynamic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

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