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  • The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Advanced Statistics for Kinesiology and Exercise Science

    A Practical Guide to ANOVA and Regression Analyses, 1st Edition

    By Moh H. Malek, Jared W. Coburn, William D. Marelich

    Advanced Statistics for Kinesiology and Exercise Science is the first textbook to cover advanced statistical methods in the context of the study of human performance. Divided into three distinct sections, the book introduces and explores in depth both analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regressions…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

  • Golf Turf Management

    1st Edition

    By Lambert McCarty

    Golf Turf Management provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including selection and use; applied turfgrass physiology; soils and soil amendments;…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    CRC Press

  • Digital Sports Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Charles M. Lambert

    Digital Sports Journalism gives detailed guidance on a range of digital practices for producing content for smartphones and websites. Each chapter discusses a skill that has become essential for sports journalists today, with student-friendly features throughout to support learning. These include…

    Paperback – 2018-07-05
    Routledge

  • Reputational Challenges in Sport

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, W. Timothy Coombs, Kenon A. Brown

    Issues of reputation management are negotiated in a wide array of contexts, yet arguably one of the most visible of these areas involves how such stories unfold within the sporting arena. Whether involving individual athletes, teams, organizations, leagues, or global entities, the process of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Data Analytics in Football

    Positional Data Collection, Modelling and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert, Dominik Raabe

    Data Analytics in Football provides students, researchers and coaches with a firm grounding in the principles of modern performance analysis. It offers an insight into the use of positional data, exploring how it can be collected, modelled, analysed and interpreted. Introducing cutting-edge methods…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Sports Analytics

    Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ambikesh Jayal, Allistair McRobert, Giles Oatley, Peter O'Donoghue

    As the analysis of big datasets in sports performance becomes a more entrenched part of the sporting landscape, so the value of sport scientists and analysts with formal training in data analytics grows. Sports Analytics: Analysis, Visualisation and Decision Making in Sports Performance  …

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts and body-conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such use…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Baseball Glove

    History, Material, Meaning, and Value, 1st Edition

    By David Jenemann

    The baseball glove is a ubiquitous item, a crucial piece of equipment in the game of baseball, and it offers the opportunity to examine the production of material culture and social practice at numerous levels. Where and how is a glove made, and how does its manufacture square with the narratives…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Foundations of Managing Sporting Events

    Organising the 1966 FIFA World Cup, 1st Edition

    By Kevin D Tennent, Alex G. Gillett

    2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Contesting ‘Race’ and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Hylton

    In the decade since Kevin Hylton’s seminal book ‘Race’ and Sport: Critical Race Theory was published, racialised issues have remained at the forefront of sport and leisure studies. In this important new book, Hylton draws on original research in contemporary contexts, from sport coaching to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Cyberpsychology

    1st Edition

    By Olivia A. Hurley

    Sport Cyberpsychology is the first book devoted to assessing the influence of technology on human interaction, behaviour and mental health in a sport context, gathering research on the use of technology and the Internet by athletes, coaches and sport science support staff.  The book identifies the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Managing and Developing Community Sport

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Jie Kang

    The second edition of Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

    1st Edition

    By Alan C. Lacy, Skip M. Williams

    The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

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