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  • Disability, Sport and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text – the first of its kind – is to introduce the reader to key…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Drugs in Sport

    Addicted to Winning?, 2nd Edition

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why…

    Paperback – 2008-12-02
    Routledge

  • Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives of Festivals and Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ali-Knight, Martin Robertson, Alan Fyall, Adele Ladkin

    International Perspectives of Festivals and Events addresses contemporary issues concerning the potential of festivals and events to produce economic, social, cultural and community benefits. Incorporating a range of international perspectives, the book provides the reader with a global look at…

    Hardback – 2008-10-24
    Routledge

  • Kinanthropometry Laboratory Manual

    Anthropometry and Exercise Physiology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Eston, Tom Reilly

    Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinathropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30
    Routledge

  • Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Funk, Daniel Funk, Kostas Alexandris, Heath McDonald

    Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events emphasises the role of consumer behaviour in sport marketing. Given the social, economic, and environmental benefits of sport events, the challenge for marketers is to understand the complexity of sport and event participation. Through a heightened…

    Paperback – 2008-09-16
    Routledge

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • The Routledge Physical Education Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Bailey, David Kirk

    Physical Education teaching and research is fundamental to the physical and social health of our communities. The Routledge Physical Education Reader presents an authoritative and representative selection of the very best international scholarship in PE, drawn from across the full topical range of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge

  • Outdoor Recreation

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Plummer

    Outdoor Recreation: An Introduction provides students following courses in outdoor recreation, leisure and environmental studies with a comprehensive and informative overview of this broad and fascinating field. Covering both theory and practice, and including case studies and examples…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05
    Routledge

  • Mathematics and Science for Exercise and Sport

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Craig Williams, David James, Cassie Wilson

    Mathematics and Science for Sport and Exercise introduces students to the basic mathematical and scientific principles underpinning sport and exercise science. It is an invaluable course companion for students who have little prior experience of maths or science, and an ideal revision aid for…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology

    4th Edition

    By Arnold LeUnes

    This updated fourth edition of Arnold LeUnes’s textbook has comprehensive coverage of sport psychology with a healthy balance between theory and application. The strong applied approach is emphasized throughout but is essentially apparent in the second half of the book. The book features a strong…

    Hardback – 2008-06-18
    Psychology Press

  • Food and Wine Festivals and Events Around the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Liz Sharples

    Food and Wine Festivals and Events Around the World is a pioneering text that recognises the importance of this rapidly growing aspect of the tourism industry. Food and wine festivals and events play a significant role in rural and urban development and regeneration and the impacts of these events…

    Paperback – 2008-06-10
    Routledge

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