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  • Adventure Therapy

    Theory, Research, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Gass, H.L. "Lee" Gillis, Keith C. Russell

    The evolution and history of adventure therapy, as chronicled in the second chapter of this book, well demonstrates how far this field has evolved from a “divergent therapy” into an efficacious form of therapy that engages clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels. Adventure Therapy is…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Olympics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Sports Law

    4th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, John O'Leary, Roger Welch, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Problem of Pleasure

    Leisure, Tourism and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Jones, Elaine Barclay, Rob Mawby

    The tourism and leisure industries are big business. Opportunities for leisure and tourism have escalated as disposable income, technology, travel and education have become increasingly available in recent times. However, this trend has been juxtaposed with an increase in crime,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    Routledge

  • Sports Biomechanics

    Reducing Injury Risk and Improving Sports Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Melanie Bussey

    When working with sports men and women, the biomechanist is faced with two apparently incompatible goals: reducing injury risk and improving sports performance. Now in a fully updated and revised edition, Sports Biomechanics introduces the fundamental principles that underpin our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-03
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Playwork

    2nd Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28
    Routledge

  • Human Resource Management in the Sport and Leisure Industry

    1st Edition

    By Chris Wolsey, Sue Minten, Jeffrey Abrams

    The sport and leisure sectors possess unique characteristics that pose particular challenges for managers and human resource professionals. The age profile of workers, seasonality, the pressure to achieve short-term results, media intrusion, wide differences in pay between elite and community…

    Paperback – 2011-09-02
    Routledge

  • Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-10
    Routledge

  • Coaching Children in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core…

    Paperback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Adventure Education

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Sports Management Toolkit

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emery

    The Sports Management Toolkit is a practical guide to the most important management tools and techniques available to those working in the sport and leisure industries. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, it includes ten free-standing chapters, each of which provides…

    Paperback – 2011-04-13
    Routledge

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