Sports Development Products

  • Coaching for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Baghurst

    Coaching for Sports Performance provides a practical overview of the many disciplines necessary to be an effective coach. Using experts from across the sports science fields, this book teaches readers the core concepts in a practical, easy to understand style, separated into four sections. Part I…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Medcalf, Chris Mackintosh

    Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity goes beyond the content of introductory research methods texts to provide an insight into the methodological hurdles that are experienced when researching ‘difference’ in Sport and Physical Activity.  Contributors reflect upon how the rhetoric…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    1st Edition

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Whilst corruption and organized crime have been widely researched, they have not yet been specifically linked to sport. Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer offers an original insight into this new research area. Adopting a psycho-social approach based mainly on Pierre Bourdieu's praxeology,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dodds, Kevin Heisey, Aila Ahonen

    Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Redesigning Physical Education

    An Equity Agenda in Which Every Child Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hal A. Lawson

    Redesigning Physical Education is a bold and innovative manifesto for the fundamental redesign of physical education for the twenty-first-century world. Aiming at better outcomes for children, better working conditions for teachers, and innovative solutions to the decline of school PE, it calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Transforming Sport

    Knowledges, Practices, Structures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Carter, Daniel Burdsey, Mark Doidge

    Sport sociology has a responsibility to engage critically with the accepted wisdom of those who govern and promote sport. This challenging collection of international research is a clear call for enacting the transformation of sport. The contributing authors argue that it is not enough to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

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