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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 – 2016-04-08
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 – 2016-03-29
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 – 2016-03-10
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
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
World-class rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals, strength and…
Paperback – 2015-12-02
Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse,…
DVD – 2016-02-03
Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in…
Paperback – 2016-02-02
Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the…
Paperback – 2016-02-01
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.
Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince and Karla A. Henderson, editors of the Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies, talk to us about the importance of embracing the outdoors for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and mind-set.
As co-editor of Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing Chadwick discusses the current state of the research, the evolution of sports marketing and how fan engagement is the driving force behind the developments.
Tania Cassidy discusses the nature of sports coaching within the context of the All Blacks, the national men's rugby team of New Zealand and how it relates to the recently published book she has co-authored with Robyn L. Jones & Paul A. Potrac: Understanding Sports Coaching: The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice. Published 26th October 2015.
Dr Dave Day, Reader in Sports History at Manchester Metropolitan University, discusses with us the book that he has co-authored with Tegan Carpenter. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain: Overcoming Amateurism was published in October this year.
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.