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  • Boys, Bodies, and Physical Education

    Problematizing Identity, Schooling, and Power Relations through a Pleasure Lens, 1st Edition

    By Göran Gerdin

    Using visual ethnography, this book explores the many forms of pleasures that boys derive in and through the spaces and their bodies in physical education. Employing the works of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, Gerdin examines how pleasure is connected to identity, schooling, and power relations…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    This volume examines Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy as it relates to the study of the physically active body. It explores theoretical and practical examples of how the physically active body can be examined as a material, social, political, and cultural entity using a Deleuzian perspective. Examining…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Pure Sport

    Sport Psychology in Action, 3rd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran, Ciaran J. Kearney

    Pure Sport is a practical guide that provides insights on asserting positive mindsets, realising potential, remaining resilient against setbacks and using these experiences to move on to greater success. The book follows the journey of the athlete through six clear steps, creating a logical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women's Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Lough, Andrea N. Geurin

    Combining knowledge from sport management, marketing, media, leadership, governance, and consumer behavior in innovative ways, this book goes further than any other in surveying current theory and research on the business of women’s sport around the world, making it an unparalleled resource for all…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Collins, Andrew Cruickshank, Geir Jordet

    The Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance is the first book to examine a broad span of performance and support issues in contemporary elite sport; including coaching, sports science and medicine, leadership and management, operating in different societies, living in the system as a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Global Sport Economy

    Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Desbordes, Pascal Aymar, Christopher Hautbois

    This book examines the global sports ecosystem through three of its central pillars: Sport marketing, sports equipment manufacture and sales, and sport governance and organization. By focusing on these three themes, the book presents a nuanced and multi-faceted view of how the global sports economy…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

    Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    CRC Press

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

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