Track and Field Athletics Products

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • The Constraints-Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Active Sport Tourism

    Global Insights and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather J. Gibson, Matthew Lamont, Millicent Kennelly, Richard J. Buning

    This volume serves to expand theory-driven understandings of active sport tourism by showcasing five empirical studies examining a variety of active sport tourism contexts. These include table tennis at the World Veteran’s Championships, ultramarathon, running/cycling/triathlon, skiing/snowboarding…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • A Social and Cultural History of Sport in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard McElligott, David Hassan

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Revolutionaries

    Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the chapters in this book help make clear how sport has served as a site for political…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light

    The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as swimming, athletics, gymnastics and karate. Using the game…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Four-Minute Mile

    Historical and Cultural Interpretations of a Sporting Barrier, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Bale, David Howe

    Breaking records and challenging the limits of human ability are central to much of our understanding of athletic track and field sports, with a world record title arguably as valued as an Olympic gold medal. Some particular limits and records take on greater significance, however, as in the case…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

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