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  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Facility Operations Management goes beyond the basic theories of sport facility management to include relevant practical professional experiences connecting facilities, people, and technology. This is a comprehensive and engaging textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education

    Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Parry, Pete Allison

    This book adds to the theoretical development of the emerging fields of experiential learning and outdoor education by examining the central concept, 'experience', and interrogating a central claim of experiential learning: whether, and if so how, a short-term singular experience can transform a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Nutrient Timing

    Metabolic Optimization for Health, Performance, and Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chad M. Kerksick

    Sports nutrition has evolved beyond what to eat and how much to eat to now include the question of when to eat. A hot topic in sports nutrition, nutrient timing is a dietary concept that takes into account time as a missing dimension in athletic performance and recovery. Not only is the consumption…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance

    The Training Table, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lemuel W. Taylor IV

    Knowing the basic nutrition requirements and combining them with proper training are the two most important factors for athletes to achieve peak performance levels. Nutritional Guidelines for Athletic Performance: The Training Table addresses these needs on a comprehensive basis from a training…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Physical Activity, and Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy J. Shephard

    Why do women live longer than men? Does ownership of paired X chromosomes confer more prolonged survival on females, or is the gender difference in life-expectancy a cumulative consequence of differing life experiences for women and men? The areas of gender differences in aging, functional capacity…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Management of Turfgrass Diseases

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph M. Vargas

    This Second Edition of Management of Turfgrass Diseases has been completely revised and updated to provide the latest information on maintaining a healthy turf and identifying turf diseases. Written by a leading international lecturer on turf grasses, the book covers cultural, genetic, biological,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition and Exercise Concerns of Middle Age

    1st Edition

    By Judy A. Driskell

    Many health professionals today seem to approach sports nutrition and physical activity recommendations with a "one size fits all" approach. Surprisingly, little consideration goes into addressing the changing needs of athletes as they progress in age. Nutrition and Exercise Concerns of Middle Age…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Delaplace, Pierre-Olaf Schut

    Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events, shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Taylor

    The aim of Comprehensive Applied Sport Psychology (CASP) is to challenge our field to look beyond its current status and propel applied sport psychology and mental training forward and outward with a broad and multi-layered examination of everything psychological, emotionally, and socially that the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness and Acceptance in Sport

    How to Help Athletes Perform and Thrive under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Kristoffer Henriksen, Jakob Hansen, Carsten Hvid Larsen

    Mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Acceptance Commitment (MAC) are gaining momentum with sport psychology practitioners who work to support elite athletes. These acceptance-based, or third wave, cognitive behavioral…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

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