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  • Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Joe Piggin

    This edited collection includes articles which examine the complex relationships between sport, physical activity and public health. It reflects a current expansion in academic, policy and practice interest in sport and physical activity for public health. Our contributors discuss issues connected…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Hypocrisy

    An Analysis of Sport and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Stephen G. Wieting

    With close attention to the spheres of sport and religion as important sites of moral currency, this book draws on media coverage of major cases of hypocrisy, attending to differing meanings and consequences of hypocrisy within the US, France and Iceland. Instances come from scandals within the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Global Sport Business

    Managing Resources and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    In the global sport business industry, growth, and development within and across various sport businesses are essential for competitive advantage. This fascinating collection of chapters examines how the development and management of resources and opportunities in sport business is vital to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport, Education and Corporatisation

    Spaces of Connection, Contestation and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffery Z. Kohe, Holly Collison

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sport, Education and Corporatisation offers an important critique of the intersection between sport organisations, commercial agendas and educational development. It reveals a discomforting interplay between sector stakeholders that has been normalised via…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Recovery and Stress in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress, and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of professional athletes can be severely compromised by overtraining, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • Emerging Technologies in Sport

    Implications for Sport Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Mallen

    Advances in technology have always had a significant impact on sport. This book surveys the next generation of emerging technologies and considers how sport managers, governing bodies and officials can meet the challenges that they pose for sport competition, participation and events. It explores…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Maximising Performance in Hot Environments

    A Problem-Based Learning Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Tyler

    Ensuring high levels of performance and safety in hot climates is a key consideration for sport scientists and coaches. Maximising Performance in Hot Environments is the first book with a project-based approach to focus solely on exercise in this common climactic condition, providing students and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Convergent Wrestling

    Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle, 1st Edition

    Edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson

    This book examines how the current era of "convergence" has affected, and is reflected in, the world of professional wrestling, which combines several different genres, including drama, action, comedy, horror, science fiction, and even romance. Professional wrestling’s business practices exist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life", 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Anticipation and Decision Making in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Mark Williams, Robin C. Jackson

    The ability to anticipate and make accurate decisions in a timely manner is fundamental to high-level performance in sport. This is the first book to identify the underlying science behind anticipation and decision making in sport, enhancing our scientific understanding of these phenomena…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

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