Sports Development Products

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport Management in the Middle East

    A Case Study Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Sean O'Connor, David Hassan

    The Middle East is one of the fastest growing and significant markets in world sport, as well as a powerful source of investment in sport. Bids for the Olympics in 2020 and the soccer World Cup in 2022, as well as remarkable investments in Formula One motor racing, horse racing and English Premier…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    The Curriculum is the focal point for the study of educational practice. It is the area in which individual, group and societal needs and interests meet and is consequently the source of much friction and contention. This book, first published in 1988, introduces students to some of the major…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Sports Coaching

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Paul E. Robinson, Ashley Gill

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the reader with all the skills, knowledge and scientific…

    Paperback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge

  • Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in a Cross Cultural Context

    From Beijing to London, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Lu Zhouxiang

    This book examines the impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympic Games and highlights the latest findings in the areas of sport policy, elite sports system, sport media, sport facility management and sport social development in the two host countries - China and Britain. It …

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • 'Cultural Life', Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship

    Moving Beyond Leisure in Isolation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Darcy, Jerome F. Singleton

    Disability is a complex multidimensional social construct where the type of disability and the level of support of individuals needs to be considered within leisure provision. In a leisure context, people with a disability often face a multitude of constraints to participation. However, when…

    Hardback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge

  • Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Interventions and Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women’s Sport in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Sikes, John Bale

    In recent decades Africa has emerged as a sporting giant. The African sporting phenomenon has been addressed in the popular press and it has also attracted scholarly interest; however, this interest is almost entirely focussed on men. Yet women’s participation in recreational and elite sport is…

    Hardback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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