Sports & Leisure Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport: Causes, Consequences, Solutions book cover

    The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    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 book cover

    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

  • Sport Cyberpsychology book cover

    Sport Cyberpsychology

    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 – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year

    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 book cover

    Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    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 book cover

    Contesting ‘Race’ and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line

    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