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  • 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

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore

    Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries…

    Paperback – 2008-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Management of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    Management of Sports Development is the first book to offer a holistic approach to a field which has been growing in importance for some years. Although many books exist on various aspects of development, never before has there been a text which addresses the process of development in such a…

    Paperback – 2008-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Art Business

    1st Edition

    By Iain Robertson

    Edited by Iain Robertson

    By the time you read this book, the art world may have witnessed the sale of its first $500 million painting. Whilst for some people money is anathema to art this is clearly a wealthy international industry, and a market with its own conventions and pressures. Drawing on the vast experience of…

    Paperback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge

  • The Sport and Fitness Sector

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Oakley, Martin Rhys

    Sport and fitness has become a key contemporary industry. Those working within the sector are now expected to demonstrate greater expertise and professional competence than ever before. The Sport and Fitness Sector: An Introduction is a vital resource for all students of sport, leisure and fitness…

    Paperback – 2008-04-02
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing…

    Paperback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge

  • A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge

  • Risk Management for Meetings and Events

    1st Edition

    By Julia Rutherford Silvers

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. Creating and managing the environment in which these people will gather carries with it awesome responsibilities — legal, ethical, and financial. To provide a safe and secure setting and to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-15
    Routledge
    Events Management

  • Introduction to Sports Biomechanics

    Analysing Human Movement Patterns, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Bartlett

    Introduction to Sports Biomechanics provides a genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree. Now revised and in its second edition, Introduction to Sports Biomechanics is full of visual aids to support…

    Hardback – 2007-11-08
    Routledge

  • Sport & Tourism: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Weed

    This Reader provides comprehensive coverage of the scholarly literature in sports tourism. Divided into four parts, each prefaced by a substantial introduction from the editor, it presents the key themes, state of the art research and new conceptual thinking in sports tourism studies. Topics…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • Olympic Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Mike Weed

    Olympic Tourism is the first text to focus on the nature of Olympic tourism and the potential for the Olympic Games to generate tourism in the run up to and long after the hosting of a Games. The awarding of the 2012 Olympics to London will see an increasing interest in the phenomena of organising,…

    Hardback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Association Game

    A History of British Football, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Taylor

    The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised…

    Paperback – 2007-08-16
    Routledge

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