Sports & Leisure Studies

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44Series in Sports & Leisure Studies

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  • Managing and Developing Community Sport book cover

    Managing and Developing Community Sport

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts

    Can sport and physical activity (PA) be used to improve the communities we live in? How do community groups manage facilities that provide sport and PA? How can managers ensure the services they deliver meet the needs of their community? What role should community sport schemes play in society?…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • Biomechanics: Core Concepts in Motion book cover

    Biomechanics

    Core Concepts in Motion

    By Jackie L. Hudson

    Introductory Biomechanics offers a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the basic principles of functional anatomy and human movement to students with no background in the subject. Using familiar and useful questions to help engage students with new material, the book offers the most…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Olympics in Conflict: From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics book cover

    Olympics in Conflict

    From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics

    Edited by Zhouxiang Lu, Fan Hong

    In the second half of the twentieth century, the Olympics played an important role in the politics of the Cold War and was part of the conflicts between the Capitalist Block, the Socialist Block and Third World countries. The Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) is one of the best examples of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

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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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