Sports & Leisure Studies: Research Methods

  • Sport and Anthropology book cover

    Sport and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Carter

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive, critical analysis of the relationship between sport and anthropology. It introduces the reader to the distinct ways that anthropologists consider and research sport, and argues that its central object of enquiry – humanity – leads to very different…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R book cover

    Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance

    Using SPSS and R, 2nd Edition

    By Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow Jr, Matthew McQueen

    An understanding and working knowledge of the basic principles of statistics are of central importance in understanding the sport and health sciences. Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance provides students facing statistical problems for the first time with an accessible and informal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Recovery and Stress in Sport: A Manual for Testing and Assessment book cover

    Recovery and Stress in Sport

    A Manual for Testing and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kellmann, Sarah Kölling

    Balancing training, stress and recovery is essential for achieving optimal performance. The performance of athletes can be severely compromised by underrecovery, injuries, prolonged periods of competition, or even life events outside their sporting lives. The current recovery-stress state depends…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Complex Sport Analytics book cover

    Complex Sport Analytics

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice: Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism book cover

    Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity book cover

    Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Parnell, Peter Millward, Paul A. Widdop, Neil King, Anthony May

    Austerity is perhaps the major challenge of our times, given the speed at which it arrived and the consequences of its impact upon society. The global financial crash and economic downturn was the catalyst for change and, against a backdrop of advice from experts adverse to Keynesian economics, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health: Bodies Out of Sight book cover

    Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is vital for good health. It has an established strong evidence base for its positive effects on functional capacity, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases, and promoting physical, mental and social well-being. Furthermore, these benefits are evident across a diversity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance: Skillful Striving book cover

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance

    Skillful Striving, 1st Edition

    By Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza

    Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics book cover

    Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Tom Adams

    Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition book cover

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

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