Sports & Leisure Studies: Sport and Exercise Science

  • Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis book cover

    Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes, Gemma Robinson

    The research project or dissertation is a core component of any degree programme in the rapidly developing discipline of sport performance analysis. This highly practical and accessible book provides a complete step-by-step guide to doing a research project. Showcasing the very latest research…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach

    By Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy

    The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • 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 – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to "move more dynamically", but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    Edited by Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport book cover

    Body Composition

    Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

    Edited by Henry C. Lukaski

    Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    CRC Press

  • Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science book cover

    Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

    By Timothy Baghurst, Jason DeFreitas

    Drawing on real-world experience and presented in an informal and accessible manner, Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science provides upper-level students and early-career academics with an essential resource to aid in disseminating research and publishing their…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined book cover

    Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Research in Science and Soccer II book cover

    International Research in Science and Soccer II

    Edited by Terence Favero, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    International Research in Science and Soccer II showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from scientists, researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grassroots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    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 – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Complex Sport Analytics book cover

    Complex Sport Analytics

    By Felix Lebed

    This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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