Sports & Leisure Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism

    Theoretical and Practical Dimensions, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Mallen, Lorne J. Adams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Event Management in Sport, Recreation and Tourism provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for planning and managing events. Focusing on the role of event managers and their diverse responsibilities through each phase of the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

    By Richard Light

    The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as swimming, athletics, gymnastics and karate. Using the game…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education

    Pedagogical cases

    Edited by Ashley Casey, Victoria A. Goodyear, Kathleen M. Armour

    There is evidence of considerable growth in the availability and use of digital technologies in physical education. Yet, we have scant knowledge about how technologies are being used by teachers, and whether or how these technologies are optimising student learning. This book makes a novel…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Advanced Personal Training

    Science to practice

    Edited by Paul Hough, Simon Penn

    Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and training programme design resource to explore the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Sport Analytics

    A data-driven approach to sport business and management

    Edited by Gil Fried, Ceyda Mumcu

    The increasing availability of data has transformed the way sports are played, promoted and managed. This is the first textbook to explain how the big data revolution is having a profound influence across the sport industry, demonstrating how sport managers and business professionals can use…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge