Sports Development Products

  • Parenting in Youth Sport

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas L. Holt, Camilla J. Knight

    Being the parent of a young athlete is a complex and challenging endeavour. Parents play a pivotal role in the development of young people in reaching their full potential in sport – indeed, the psychological and practical support of parents can be as vital to young athletes as the appropriate…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won, 1st Edition

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings, 1st Edition

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Politics of the Male Body in Global Sport

    The Danish Involvement, 1st Edition

    By Hans Bonde

    Danish sport has been associated with Europe and the World; not least through I.P. Muller and Niels Bukh and the Danish Gymnastics revolution with its emphasis on male aesthetics and hygiene in the first half of the twentieth century. At the same time, Denmark has stood apart from Europe in the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport Policy in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Iain Lindsey

    Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in 1990. John Major’s period as…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemaking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij, Cindy Burleson

    Sport and peacemaking have evolved. It is no longer the case that the Olympic Games and war games exist in isolation from each other. Increasingly, policymakers, peacekeepers, athletes, development workers, presidents of nations and others combine forces in an "integrated" approach towards peace.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Anti-doping: Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee

    The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coaching for Performance: Realising the Olympic Dream

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Lee, Martin Dixon, Tony Ghaye

    This book celebrates two important aspects of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (1) For those involved in any aspect of Olympism, and particularly coaches and athletes, London 2012 was about realising dreams, achieving success and participating in competitive sport at the highest level.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Governance

    International Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Trish Bradbury

    Governance has become a hugely important issue within sport. Issues of corruption and ‘bad governance’ have become synonymous with some aspects of sport and closer scrutiny than ever before is being applied to ensure organisations are following international best practice in respect to how they are…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

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