Sports Development Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-10
    Routledge

  • Coaching Children in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core…

    Paperback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Adventure Education

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge

  • Torkildsen's Sport and Leisure Management

    6th Edition

    By George Torkildsen

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts, Daniel Plumley

    For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught…

    Paperback – 2010-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Olympics

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Olympics: A Critical Reader represents a unique, critical guide to the definitive sporting mega-event and the wider phenomenon it represents – Olympism. Combining classic texts and thoughtful editorial discussion with challenging new pieces, including previously unseen material, the book…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge

  • Sport and Policy

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye

    Sport and Policy is the first book of its kind to critically analyse the regulatory role of the state and its impact on sport and the intersections of sport with other areas of government policy. Offering a unique and comprehensive examination of how sport is affected by a range of government…

    Paperback – 2009-08-28
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Sport Policy and Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Who makes sport policy and why do we need it? What is the purpose of sport development programmes? Sport Policy and Development answers these questions and more by closely examining the complex relationships between modern sport, sport policy and development and other aspects of the wider society…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06
    Routledge

  • Exploring Sport and Fitness

    Work-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Heaney, Ben Oakley, Simon Rea

    Exploring Sport and Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the development of essential professional and interpersonal skills in the sport, leisure and fitness sector. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, the book introduces the fundamental principles of reflective…

    Paperback – 2009-07-17
    Routledge

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