Sports & Leisure Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners book cover

    Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners

    4th Edition

    By Cheryl A. Coker

    With an array of critical and engaging pedagogical features, the fourth edition of Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners offers the best practical introduction to motor learning available. This reader-friendly text approaches motor learning in accessible and simple terms, and lays a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Sport Communication: An International Approach book cover

    Sport Communication

    An International Approach

    By Chuka Onwumechili

    Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Diverse Populations: Evidence and Practice book cover

    Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

    Evidence and Practice

    Edited by Melissa Bopp

    The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport book cover

    Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management