Sports & Leisure Studies

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with high quality Books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Sport and Leisure Studies

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44Series in Sports & Leisure Studies

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1,097New Products

  • The Psychology of Gardening book cover

    The Psychology of Gardening

    By Harriet Gross

    Why do so many people love gardening? What does your garden say about you? What is guerrilla gardening? The Psychology of Gardening delves into the huge benefits that gardening can have on our health and emotional well-being, and how this could impact on the entire public health of a country. It…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Performance book cover

    The Psychology of Performance

    By Stewart T. Cotterill

    Why is performing under pressure often so difficult? What strategies can help us deliver our best performance? How can we boost our self-confidence? The Psychology of Performance explores the key psychological factors that affect our ability to cope under pressure, whether it’s competing in a sport…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Disability and International Development: A Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Rethinking Development

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Marketing Contacts

Editorial Contacts

  • David Varley, Senior Editor

    David commissions books in every area of sport and exercise science, including physiology, biomechanics, psychology, nutrition, strength and conditioning, sports injury, sports coaching, motor control and skill acquisition, performance analysis and physical activity and health. Working out of the US but with a global remit and portfolio of authors, he commissions books at all levels including Handbooks, Textbooks, and research books.

  • Simon Whitmore, Publisher - Sport and Leisure

    Simon commissions books in the social sciences as applied to sport, exercise and leisure, including sport business and management, sport media, sport development, sociology of sport, history of sport, philosophy and ethics of sport, Olympic studies, leisure studies, sports coaching, physical education, physical activity and health, and research methods. Working out of the UK but with a global portfolio of authors and projects, he commissions books at all levels, including textbooks, handbooks, and research monographs.


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