Sports Development Products

  • 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

  • Olympic Legacies: Intended and Unintended

    Political, Cultural, Economic and Educational, 1st Edition

    Edited by J A Mangan, Mark Dyreson

    For more than a century, the Olympics have been the modern world's most significant sporting event. Indeed, they deserve much credit for globalizing sport beyond the boundaries of the Anglo-American universe, where it originated, into broader global realms. By the 1930s, the Olympics had become a…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Social Capital and Sport Governance in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Groeneveld, Barrie Houlihan, Fabien Ohl

    Although there is significant interest in the social role of sport in fostering civil society from both policymakers and academics, there is a lack of evidence of the specific role of sport federations in this system. This book critically presents the mechanisms and structures in a selection of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Fundraising

    Dynamic Methods for Schools, Universities and Youth Sport Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David J Kelley

    Sports Fundraising is a complete introduction to fundamental principles and best practice in sports fundraising. Focusing on the particular challenges of fundraising in intercollegiate and interscholastic sport, and for youth sport organizations, the book is designed to help students develop the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-18
    Routledge

  • Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald

    Despite society’s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children’s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people’s lives. In this important…

    Paperback – 2012-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Making of Sporting Cultures

    1st Edition

    By John Hughson

    The Making of Sporting Cultures presents an analysis of western sport by examining how the collective passions and feelings of people have contributed to the making of sport as a ‘way of life’. The popularity of sport is so pronounced in some cases that we speak of certain sports as ‘national…

    Paperback – 2012-01-15
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sports Law

    4th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, John O'Leary, Roger Welch, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30
    Routledge

  • Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into six thematic…

    Paperback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Playwork

    2nd Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28
    Routledge

  • Sport Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around…

    Paperback – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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