Sports Development Products

  • Lifelong Engagement in Sport and Physical Activity

    Participation and Performance across the Lifespan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt, Margaret Talbot

    Sport and physical activity should now be understood as lifelong activity, beginning in childhood, and accessible to participants of all levels of ability. This book offers an overview of some of the core concerns underlying lifelong engagement in sport and physical activity, encompassing…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sport and Social Mobility

    Crossing Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Ramón Spaaij

    Can sport serve as a vehicle for social mobility of disadvantaged social groups? How and to what extent are different forms of social capital created through sport participation? Sport and Social Mobility: Crossing Boundaries takes up these questions through a critical examination of the ways in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Study Skills for Sports Studies

    1st Edition

    By Tara Magdalinski

    Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students often engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working…

    Paperback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge

  • Sport for Development

    What game are we playing?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is increasingly regarded as a powerful tool in international development. In this comprehensive introduction to the area of ‘sport-for-development’, leading researcher Fred Coalter critically evaluates the strengths and weaknesses and successes and failures of sport-for-development policies…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Kathleen Armour

    'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport Development

    Policy, Process and Practice, third edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hylton

    At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge

  • Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport

    Ethical, Legal and Social Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Verner Møller

    The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge

  • Strategic Sport Development

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Robson, Kirstie Simpson, Lee Tucker

    The field of sports development is becoming ever more professional, with the levels of expertise in planning and efficiency required of those working in private or national sports institutions higher than they have ever been. In response to this, strategic sports development has emerged as a means…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports…

    Paperback – 2013-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Managing High Performance Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Managing Major Sports Events

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Milena M. Parent

    The hosting of major sporting events can be a key tool in the development of cities and countries around the world. If carried out effectively these events can not only bring prestige to an area but can leave the local population with a legacy of improved infrastructure and facilities. Managing…

    Paperback – 2012-11-26
    Routledge

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