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  • Statistics for Sports and Exercise Science

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By John Newell, Tom Aitchison, Stanley Grant

    Statistics in Sport and Exercise Science assumes no prior knowledge of statistics and uses real-life case studies to introduce the importance of statistics in sport and exercise science. Statistical tests and techniques are described here in a friendly and easy-to-understand manner, giving you the…

    Paperback – 2009-10-07
    Routledge

  • Sport and Policy

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye

    Sport and Policy is the first book of its kind to critically analyse the regulatory role of the state and its impact on sport and the intersections of sport with other areas of government policy. Offering a unique and comprehensive examination of how sport is affected by a range of government…

    Paperback – 2009-08-28
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • The Sport and Society Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Karen, Robert E. Washington

    Although everyone loves to watch a fair, evenly matched sports contest, there is no such thing as "pure sport". The Sport and Society Reader is a collection of key scholarly and journalistic articles that demonstrate the ways that the sports we love to watch and the teams we love to root for are…

    Paperback – 2009-08-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Who makes sport policy and why do we need it? What is the purpose of sport development programmes? Sport Policy and Development answers these questions and more by closely examining the complex relationships between modern sport, sport policy and development and other aspects of the wider society…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding American Sports

    1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Gems, Gertrud Pfister

    Since the nineteenth century the USA has served as an international model for business, lifestyle and sporting success. Yet whilst the language of sport seems to be universal, American sports culture remains highly distinctive. Why is this so? How should we understand American sport? What can we…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge

  • Exploring Sport and Fitness

    Work-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Heaney, Ben Oakley, Simon Rea

    Exploring Sport and Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the development of essential professional and interpersonal skills in the sport, leisure and fitness sector. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, the book introduces the fundamental principles of reflective…

    Paperback – 2009-07-17
    Routledge

  • Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Hazel Hartley

    It is important for anybody involved in sport and physical recreation to be aware of the legal context in which their activity takes place, to develop an understanding of their legal responsibilities and to know what might happen if something goes wrong. Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law is…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    Routledge

  • Sports Economics

    1st Edition

    By Paul Downward, Alistair Dawson, Trudo Dejonghe

    Sports Economics is the ideal introduction for all sport management and sport policy students and those for whom economics is a relatively new area of study. The book will also provide an ideal introduction to sports economics for economics students new to the area. Specifically designed to make…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Sport and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By James Higham, Tom Hinch

    Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity marks a new era in sport tourism texts. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport…

    Paperback – 2009-03-19
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Sport Management

    1st Edition

    By Allan Edwards, James Skinner

    Qualitative Research in Sport Management is the first book of its kind to bring together valuable research designs based on extensive research in qualitative research methods across a number of different fields. Research designs from the fields of business, education, cultural studies, media…

    Paperback – 2009-03-17
    Routledge

  • Sports Tourism

    Participants, Policy and Providers, 1st Edition

    By Mike Weed, Chris Bull

    Sports Tourism: Participants, Policy and Providers is an unparalleled text that explains sports tourism as a social, economic and cultural phenomenon that stems from the unique interaction of activity, people and place. Unlike other texts, it establishes sports tourism as a unique area that…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
    Routledge

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