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  • Football Biomechanics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Norbert Elias and the Analysis of History and Sport

    Systematizing Figurational Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Joannes Van Gestel

    In times when the social sciences have become increasingly fragmented and more focused on ‘the pieces of the puzzle’, the puzzle, as a topic in its own right, has slowly been moved towards the background. Nonetheless, as humanity becomes ever more globalized, there is a greater need for in-depth…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Young People and Sport

    From Participation to the Olympics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    This book highlights the different roles of youth sport, from sport for all and community sport activities to elite sport and international competitions, to suggest significant new directions for youth sport research and practices. The collection addresses a range of prominent management and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Skills, Knowledge and Expertise in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Breivik

    Taking part in a sport means that one must acquire the relevant skills: mental, physical and strategic. This book presents a new perspective on the role of skills, knowledge and intentionality in sporting contexts, examining how these skills and practical 'know how' can be perfected to a level of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • The State of the Field

    Ideologies, Identities and Initiatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kilpatrick

    The study of association football has recently emerged as vibrant field of inquiry, attracting scholars worldwide from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. "Soccer As the Beautiful Game: Football’s Artistry, Identity and Politics," held at Hofstra University in April 2014, gathered together…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    This book represents a bold statement concerning the excitement and energy of the field of sports ethics and philosophy in contemporary terms. It is comprised of a collection of commissioned essays from the leading international scholars in the field to celebrate the ten year editorship of Mike…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Methodology in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wray Vamplew, Dave Day

    The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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