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  • Elite Soccer Players

    Maximizing Performance and Safety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Curtis, Courteney Benjamin, Robert Huggins, Douglas J. Casa

    The sport of soccer has evolved immensely since its beginning around 2000 years ago and is now considered the most popular sport in the world. The research related to the physical, psychological, and tactical aspects of the game has risen in conjunction with its fame. Maximizing Performance and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, as well as youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physical activity settings. Outlining realistic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice are a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practicing coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Online Research Methods in Sport Studies

    1st Edition

    By Jamie Cleland, Kevin Dixon, Daniel Kilvington

    The internet and digital technologies have transformed sport and the way that we research sport, opening up new ways to analyse sport organisations, fan communities, networks, athletes, the media and other key stakeholders in the field. This engaging and innovative book offers a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Social Entrepreneurship in Sport

    How Sport Can Deliver Social Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    The social role of sport enterprises is being increasingly recognized at both local and global levels. Sport has the ability to influence community cohesion, physical and mental health, social inclusivity, and provides positive role models across society. More businesses in sport are incorporating…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Research Methodology for Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Acharyya, Nandan Bhattacharya

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences provides a guideline for researchers in social sciences, covering different aspects of qualitative research techniques and evidence-based research techniques including survey design, choice of sample, construction of indices, statistical inferences, and data…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge India
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science Research

  • The Myths About Nutrition Science

    1st Edition

    By David Lightsey

    Many nutrition science and food production myths and misconceptions dominate the health and fitness field, and many athletes and active consumers unknowingly embrace a myriad of what can be deemed ‘junk-science’, which has now infiltrated many related science fields. Consumers simply have no…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of Olympic Stadia including: the evolution of running tracks, the introduction of lighting, and continuing improvements in spectator viewing and comfort standards. Co-authored by a world-renowned…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Natural Settings

    Green and Blue Exercise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aoife A. Donnelly, Tadhg E. MacIntyre

    Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges—particularly around mental health and obesity—and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • A Coach’s Guide to Maximizing the Youth Sport Experience

    Work Hard, Be Kind, 1st Edition

    By Mary Fry, Lori Gano-Overway, Marta Guivernau, Mi-Sook Kim, Maria Newton

    This book guides sport coaches, parents and administrators in creating a caring and task-involving sport climate that helps athletes perform their best and have an enjoyable and meaningful sport experience. It introduces the concept of a caring and task-involving climate and provides a "how to"…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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

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