Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

A new series for 2013, Critical Concepts in Sports Studies considers engaging areas of interest within this rapidly growing field of study. The first title to appear in the series covers the organization and management of sports institutions, taking a detailed look at human resource and marketing aspects of sports organizations. Titles in this series are edited and introduced by leading experts in the field, appealing to students, practioners and scholars alike.

  • Sport, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Michael Messner

    Sport, gender, and sexuality emerged as a field of serious academic interest in the 1970s and 1980s, and has now developed into a subject widely studied across the world. Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge explores how sport was shaped historically as a gendered…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
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  • Sport Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Since 1965 the subject of Sport Psychology has grown substantially. There are hundreds of programs that offer graduate and undergraduate programs in Sport Psychology worldwide and a growing number of journals publishing articles and research on Sport Psychology issues. This new four volume…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
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  • Philosophy of Sport

    Edited by Scott Kretchmar, Peter Hopsicker

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge includes the key articles, book chapters, and other essays in the philosophy of sport. It covers different areas of philosophy (e.g. ethics, metaphysics); different enduring topics (e.g. what counts as fair play, whether sport can be defined or…

    Hardback – 2014-09-24
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  • Exercise Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Exercise Psychology has grown substantially in recent years and has now matured into an established and widely studied discipline. Many universities offer graduate and undergraduate programmes in exercise science worldwide, and there are a number of scientific and applied journals in the field that…

    Hardback – 2014-06-09
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  • Sports History

    Edited by Wray Vamplew

    Once winners started to be recorded Sports History began. Academic Sports History, however, was much longer in coming and there was no concerted productivity in the field till the 1970s. Two strands developed: one out of Physical Education whose practitioners mainly saw Sports History as facts and…

    Hardback – 2014-04-02
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  • Sport Management

    Edited by Packianathan Chelladurai

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the key writings from the flourishing field of sport management to meet the need for an authoritative reference and research resource to catalogue and describe the various approaches to the study of the subject that have developed over…

    Hardback – 2013-07-03
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