Sports & Leisure Studies

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34Series in Sports & Leisure Studies

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919New Products

  • Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Games and Sporting Events in History

    Organisations, Performances and Impact

    Edited by Annette R. Hofmann, Gerald Gems, Maureen Smith

    Games and Sporting Events in History offers a broad global perspective on sports and games in Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia. A diverse set of topics covers education, medicine, therapy, body culture, gender, race, cross cultural flow, and political issues from the late nineteenth century…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • The Paralympic Games Explained

    Second Edition

    By Ian Brittain

    The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

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  • William Bailey, Editor

    Will 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 UK but with a global portfolio of authors and projects, he commissions books at all levels, including textbooks, handbooks, and research monographs.

  • 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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