Sports Development Products

  • Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Neil King

    Sport Policy and Governance: Local Perspectives is the first detailed study of the politics of sport policy at the local authority level of governance. In focusing on the local level, the book recognises that the extent to which we benefit from public policy is a result of where we live. Taking the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge

  • Disability, Sport and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text – the first of its kind – is to introduce the reader to key…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Drugs in Sport

    Addicted to Winning?, 2nd Edition

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why…

    Paperback – 2008-12-02
    Routledge

  • Management of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    Management of Sports Development is the first book to offer a holistic approach to a field which has been growing in importance for some years. Although many books exist on various aspects of development, never before has there been a text which addresses the process of development in such a…

    Paperback – 2008-04-16
    Routledge

  • A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy

    1st Edition

    By Nils Asle Bergsgard, Barrie Houlihan, Per Mangset, Svein Ingve Nødland, Hilmar Rommetvedt

    Sport Policy: a comparative analysis of stability and change builds on the growing general interest in the comparative study of sport policy and the more specific interest in processes of policy change and issues associated with policy convergence. In stark contrast to many other areas of public…

    Paperback – 2007-04-24
    Routledge

  • Football Hooliganism

    1st Edition

    By Steve Frosdick, Peter Marsh

    This book provides a highly readable introduction to the phenomenon of football hooliganism, ideal for students taking courses around this subject as well as those having a professional interest in the subject, such as the police and those responsible for stadium safety and management. For anybody…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01
    Willan

  • Coaching Children in Sport

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dr Martin Lee

    This book has arisen out of a need for a text which tackles the special issues relating to coaching children (from 6 - 16) in sport. Academics (many with coaching experience) and practitioners have been commissioned to write on their specialist areas.…

    Paperback – 1993-06-03
    Routledge

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