Sports & Leisure Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • The Science of Gymnastics: Advanced Concepts book cover

    The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides the most comprehensive and accessible introduction available to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in artistic gymnastics. The second edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching, motor…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Sport Management: Principles and Applications book cover

    Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications tells you everything you need to know about the contemporary sport industry. Covering both the professional and nonprofit sectors, and with more international material than any other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise: The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide book cover

    Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Carl J. Payton, Adrian Burden

    Now in a fully updated and revised new edition, this is still the only up-to-date, practical guide to the use of technology in sport and exercise biomechanics. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing and measurement, along with advice on choosing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    BASES Sport and Exercise Science

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing book cover

    Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing

    3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Jason D. Hunter

    Effective marketing is essential for any successful sport organization, from elite international teams to local leagues. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing is still the only text to introduce key theory and best practice at an advanced…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching book cover

    Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge