Individual Sports Products

  • A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland

    Edited by David Hassan, Richard McElligott

    Sport has played a central role in modern Ireland’s history. Perhaps nowhere else has sport so infused the political, social and cultural development and identity of a nation. During this so-called ‘Decade of Centenaries’ in Ireland (2014 to 2024) recently there has been an exponential growth in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • A Social History of Indian Football

    Striving to Score

    By Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Boria Majumdar

    A Social History of Indian Football covers the period 1850-2004. It considers soccer as a derivative sport, creatively and imaginatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs - designed to fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. The book is concerned with the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice

    Edited by Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham, Andy Cale

    This book highlights the latest advances in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association, the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research programme. Advances in Coach Education and Development presents the first…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Studying Football

    Edited by Ellis Cashmore, Kevin Dixon

    Football is the most widely played, watched and studied sport in the world. It’s hard to develop a full understanding of the significance of sport in global society without understanding the significance of football. Studying Football is the first book designed specifically to guide and support the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Strength Training for Soccer

    By Bram Swinnen

    Strength and power are key elements of soccer performance. A stronger player can sprint faster, jump higher, change direction more quickly and kick the ball harder. Strength Training for Soccer introduces the science of strength training for soccer. Working from a sound evidence-base, it explains…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    Women First reconsidered

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry

    By Daniel Kilvington

    This book examines the exclusion of British Asians from the football industry, drawing on a wealth of empirical work with players, coaches, scouts, managers, fans, anti-racist organisations, community officers, and key stakeholders. It adopts a critical race theory (CRT) perspective to offer a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Football in Neo-Liberal Times

    A Marxist Perspective on the European Football Industry

    By Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    This book offers an original Marxist critique of the European football business. It argues that the Marxist account of the difference between profits and surplus value is crucial to an understanding of the fluid and contradictory nature of the commodification of football. Section one analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration

    Edited by Sine Agergaard, Nina Clara Tiesler

    Estimated participation figures of almost 30 million worldwide make soccer the most prominent team sport amongst girls and women. However, making a living as a female player is only deemed possible in approximately 20 out of around 150 FIFA-listed women’s soccer countries. This has led to a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Football: From England to the World

    Edited by Dolores Martinez, Projit B. Mukharji

    This book is a fascinating journey through a series of scholarly articles. The journey begins by tracing one of the most significant stories in the popularization of Association Football. In the next leg of the journey it charts the diverse and changing face of the modern British game. It then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

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