• Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 book cover

    Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Football Biomechanics book cover

    Football Biomechanics

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith

    Football Biomechanics explores the latest knowledge of this core discipline in sport science across all codes of the sport. Encompassing a variety of styles, including original scientific studies, syntheses of the latest research, and position statements, the text offers readers the most up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Mediated Football: Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender book cover

    Mediated Football

    Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender

    Edited by Jacco van Sterkenburg, Ramón Spaaij

    Football has become one of the most mediated cultural practices in modern Western societies, providing players, officials and spectators with implicit and often hidden discourses about race/ethnicity, national identity and gender. This book provides new and critical insights into how mediated…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Young People and Sport: From participation to the Olympics book cover

    Young People and Sport

    From participation to the Olympics

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    This book highlights the different roles of youth sport, from sport for all and community sport activities to elite sport and international competitions, to suggest significant new directions for youth sport research and practices. The collection addresses a range of prominent management and policy…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Digital Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity book cover

    Digital Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

    Edited by Andrea Bundon

    Twitter, Facebook, online forums, blogs and websites—scholars are increasingly turning to digital sources to study sport and exercise. These platforms have generated new digital content ripe for analysis and are making it possible to investigate communities that were previously inaccessible.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Sports Coaching: The Basics book cover

    Sports Coaching: The Basics

    By Laura Purdy

    Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches’ views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, it places the coach at the centre of the discussion as it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition book cover

    Biomechanics of Human Motion

    Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition

    By Emeric Arus, Ph.D.

    This book covers the general laws governing human biomechanics through an extensive review of martial arts techniques and references to fundamental theory. Using straightforward mathematics and physics, this work covers indepth the anatomical foundation of biomechanics and physiological foundation…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Organizations in the Creative Economy: Organizational Behaviour for the Cultural Sector book cover

    Managing Organizations in the Creative Economy

    Organizational Behaviour for the Cultural Sector

    By Paul Saintilan, David Schreiber

    The creative and cultural industries represent a growing and important sector in the global economy. Thriving in these industries is particularly tough and organizations face unique challenges in the digital age. This textbook provides a vivid initiation into the creative industries workplace.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning: An Evidence-based Approach book cover

    Advanced Strength and Conditioning

    An Evidence-based Approach

    Edited by Anthony Turner, Paul Comfort

    Becoming an effective strength and conditioning practitioner requires the development of a professional skills set and a thorough understanding of the scientific basis of best practice. Aimed at advanced students and beginning practitioners, this book explores the latest scientific evidence and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Events Management: An Introduction book cover

    Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multi-disciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity: An Introduction book cover

    Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity

    An Introduction

    Edited by Abbe Brady, Bridget Grenville-Cleave

    Positive psychology (PP) is a fast-developing area of research that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities of life. This is the first book to apply the principles and practice of PP to sport and physical activity. In attempting to help people enjoy sport, sport psychology has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

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