Sports Development Products

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport

    Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Seema Patel

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Taekwondo

    From a Martial Art to a Martial Sport, 1st Edition

    By Udo Moenig

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the historical, political, and technical evolution of taekwondo. Many of the supposedly ‘traditional’ and ‘ancient’ Korean cultural elements attached to taekwondo are, in fact, remnants of East Asia’s modernization drive, and largely inherited from the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Derek M. Peters

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Sport Governance

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    By Neil King

    Sport governance has become an increasingly widespread subject for research and teaching in sports studies. This engaging and accessible textbook examines the governance of sport organisations in a changing political, legal, financial and socio-cultural context. It explains how sport organisations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Professional Sports and the Performing Arts

    Challenges and Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Dieter Hackfort

    The relationship between sport and exercise psychology and the realm of professional sport and performance has grown exponentially in recent years. Elite athletes increasingly see the value in seeking psychological advice and expertise, while consultants now work in a wider range of elite…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

     'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation, 1st Edition

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume One: Making the Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume Two: Celebrating the Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

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