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Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…
Hardback – 2016-04-04
Football is the most widely played, watched and studied sport in the world. It’s hard to develop a full understanding of the significance of sport in global society without understanding the significance of football. Studying Football is the first book designed specifically to guide and support the…
Paperback – 2016-03-17
Strength and power are key elements of soccer performance. A stronger player can sprint faster, jump higher, change direction more quickly and kick the ball harder. Strength Training for Soccer introduces the science of strength training for soccer. Working from a sound evidence-base, it explains…
Paperback – 2016-03-01
The forthcoming Olympics in Rio in 2016, and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014, highlight the profound importance of sport in Latin America. This book is the first to offer a broad survey of the way that sport is managed, governed and organized across the Latin American region, drawing on…
Hardback – 2016-02-04
Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management
Sports Business Management will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the sport industry. With a focus on management, strategy, marketing, and finance, the decision-making approach of the book emphasizes key concepts while translating them into practice. Foster, O’Reilly, and…
Paperback – 2016-01-15
The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…
Hardback – 2016-01-07
Routledge International Handbooks
The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender and sexuality. It introduces what is, in essence, a sophisticated sub-area of sport…
Paperback – 2016-04-29
Routledge International Handbooks
In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…
Paperback – 2016-04-20
The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…
Paperback – 2016-04-07
Routledge is pleased to introduce a new book exploring everything you need to know about the beautiful game.
Editors of Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined, Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook and Jim Parry, talk to us about their recently including their stance on anti-doping regulators and the emotional well-being of those within the industry.
Andy Smith, co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport, talks to us about the recent acceleration of interest in youth sporting activity and that the general opinion of children being either distinctly “sporty” or lazy “couch potatoes” is a misconception. This title is set to balance discussions for long-term health and well-being through sport. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is set for publication on January 14, 2016 - Available for pre-order now.
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.
Faye Leerink commissions scholarly and cutting-edge research across all sub-disciplines in the areas of geography, urban studies, sport studies, tourism, hospitality and events. She is interested in receiving new proposals for authored and edited monographs. Faye has been with Routledge since 2009.
Simon Whitmore commissions books across every area of sport, exercise, and leisure, including sports coaching, sport business and management, sport media, sport development, sociology of sport, history of sport, philosophy and ethics of sport, Olympic studies, leisure studies, physical education, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, biomechanics, skill acquisition, performance analysis, 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.