Research Methods Products

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Complex Sport Analytics

    1st Edition

    By Felix Lebed

    This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance

    Skillful Striving, 1st Edition

    By Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Laura Purdy

    Ethnography has become an important method for researching and interpreting the social world, not least in the field of sport and exercise studies. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research is the first book to provide a contemporary overview of the current state of ethnographic research and its…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology

    A Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Contemporary Advances in Sport Psychology brings together leading international researchers to showcase some of the most important emerging topics in contemporary sport psychology. Each chapter offers a comprehensive review of current knowledge and research on a cutting-edge theme, followed by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • Life Story Research in Sport

    Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Kitrina Douglas, David Carless

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Jenkins, John Pigram

    This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation. It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the Production and Consumption of Risk, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Performance Analysis of Sport IX

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Peters, Peter O'Donoghue

    Performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport science support officers to develop a better understanding of sport performance and therefore to devise more effective methods for improving that performance. Performance Analysis of Sport IX is the latest in a series of volumes that…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

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