Sports & Leisure Studies

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47Series in Sports & Leisure Studies

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1,138New Products

  • Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology book cover

    Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology

    4th Edition

    Edited by Kevin Norton, Roger Eston

    Fully updated, revised and consolidated into one single volume, the fourth edition of Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology offers the best theoretically contextualised, practical resource for instructors and students available. Incorporating substantial sections on kinanthropometry, exercise…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • How Football Began: A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born book cover

    How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and unorganised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book explores how the world’s football codes -…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge

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  • 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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