Sports & Leisure Studies

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  • Performance Psychology: Theory and Practice book cover

    Performance Psychology

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what cognitive and emotional strategies allow some people to thrive…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Numbers and Narratives: Sport, History and Economics book cover

    Numbers and Narratives

    Sport, History and Economics

    By Wray Vamplew

    This volume argues for a more quantitative, economic and theoretical approach to sports history. The author notes that sport can have peculiar economics as in no other industry do rival businesses have to cooperate to produce a sellable output. He also demonstrates, via a case study of early…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • DIY Football: The cultural politics of community based football clubs book cover

    DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    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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