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  • Surfing and Sustainability

    By Gregory Borne

    This book develops a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy. It contextualizes surfing within current debates on sustainability, considering its impact on communities as well as individual health and wellbeing. The book analyses the capacity of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    With adventure and lifestyle sports continuing to grow in popularity, this book provides a comprehensive philosophical analysis of issues relating to nature sports. It offers an inquiry into how nature sports differ from mainstream sports, how these differences are related to their value as human…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities

    Edited by lisahunter

    Sex, gender and sexuality have played an important role in shaping the culture of surfing, and are central themes in the study of sport and movement cultures. Surfing culture is rich in precolonial history and has undergone a ‘modern’ appropriation and transformation steeped in visual culture,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics and Rhetoric of Soccer

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as ‘the beautiful game’. This multi-disciplinary volume explores representations of soccer in art, film and literature, using the philosophical and linguistic concepts of aesthetics, poetics and rhetoric as critical tools. It is fascinating reading for anybody with…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Data Analytics in Football

    Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis

    By Daniel Memmert, Dominik Raabe

    Data Analytics in Football provides students, researchers and coaches with a firm grounding in the principles of modern performance analysis, and offers an insight into the use of positional data, exploring how it can be collected, modelled, analysed and interpreted. Introducing cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Contesting 'Race' and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line

    By Kevin Hylton

    In the decade since Kevin Hylton’s seminal book ‘Race’ and Sport: Critical Race Theory was published, racialised issues have remained at the forefront of sport and leisure studies. In this important new book, Hylton draws on original research in contemporary contexts, from sport coaching to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Football Club Management

    Insights from the Field

    By Ian Lawrence

    The rapid global growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more commercial approach to the management of sport clubs. This book is the first study of its kind to focus on the management of professional football clubs, providing a real-world insight into management principles and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Europe and the History of Sport

    Edited by Annette Hofmann

    This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe´s south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Córdoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various countries to winter sports in France.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-25 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance

    Edited by Anthony Turner

    Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Transforming Sport

    Knowledges, Practices, Structures

    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 is not enough to merely…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Global Football Industry

    Marketing Perspectives

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

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