Adventure and Lifestyle Sports Products

  • Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Adventure Sports Coaching

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    Paperback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • The Science of Equestrian Sports

    Theory, Practice and Performance of the Equestrian Rider

    By Inga Wolframm

    The Science of Equestrian Sports is a comprehensive study of the theory and practice of the equestrian rider in sport. While most scholarship to date has focused on the horse in competition, this is the first book to collate current data relating specifically to riders. It provides valuable insight…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Consumption and Representation of Lifestyle Sports

    Edited by Belinda Wheaton

    Since their emergence in the 1960s, lifestyle sports (also referred to as action sport, extreme sports, adventure sports) have experienced unprecedented growth both in terms of participation and in their increased visibility across public and private space. book seeks to explore the changing…

    Paperback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports

    By Belinda Wheaton

    This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports – parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others – and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ‘sport’ and physical culture. Drawing on a series of…

    Paperback – 2013-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory

    Edited by Elizabeth C.J. Pike, Simon Beames

    Adventure and outdoor sports - from rock climbing to freestyle kayaking – are a modern social phenomenon that can tell us much about the relationship between sport, culture and contemporary society. In this engaging new introductory text, adventure sports are used to illustrate key concepts in…

    Paperback – 2013-04-09
    Routledge

  • Adventure Therapy

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Michael A. Gass, H.L. "Lee" Gillis, Keith C. Russell

    The evolution and history of adventure therapy, as chronicled in the second chapter of this book, well demonstrates how far this field has evolved from a “divergent therapy” into an efficacious form of therapy that engages clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels. Adventure Therapy is…

    Paperback – 2012-01-30
    Routledge

  • Adventure Education

    An Introduction

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2011-04-20
    Routledge

  • Key Themes in Youth Sport

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this…

    Paperback – 2010-09-16
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Sports

    5th Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore, Ellis Cashmore

    Updated, revised and enhanced with new features, the fifth edition of Making Sense of Sports is the biggest and strongest yet. Ellis Cashmore's unique multidisciplinary approach to the study of sports remains the only introduction to combine anthropology, biology, economics, history, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2010-09-09
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Gender in Sport and Physical Activity

    Edited by Paul Davis, Charlene Weaving

    There are a broad variety of sex and gender resonances in sport, from the clash of traditional ideas of femininity and athleticism represented by female athletes, to the culture of homophobia in mainstream male sport. Despite the many sociological and cultural volumes addressing these subjects,…

    Paperback – 2009-09-23
    Routledge

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