Sports & Leisure Studies: Individual Sports

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketised activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Football, Community and Sustainability book cover

    Football, Community and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Porter, Anthony May, Annabel Kiernan

    A lack of ‘sustainability thinking’ is evident at the heart of many of the problems that football faces today; from the huge amounts of money that clubs seem compelled to spend on what are often short-term gains – and the speculation, debt and market-centred ideology that goes with it –…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 

  • Global Sport Business: Managing Resources and Opportunities book cover

    Global Sport Business

    Managing Resources and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    In the global sport business industry, growth and development within and across various sport businesses are essential for competitive advantage. This fascinating collection of papers examines how the development and management of resources and opportunities in sport business is vital to success.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture: The Forgotten Game book cover

    Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate, albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 

  • Youth Sport and Social Capital: Bleachers and Boardrooms book cover

    Youth Sport and Social Capital

    Bleachers and Boardrooms, 1st Edition

    By Sean F. Brown

    This book examines the youth sport parent experience through the lens of social capital, a cornerstone social science concept of the past 30 years. Social capital reflects the value of one’s social networks, and the actual and potential benefits – and costs – of relationships. Bringing together a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy book cover

    Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Turner, Sandro Carnicelli

    Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy is the first book to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between lifestyle sports and the public policy environment which frames and regulates them. Drawing on a wide range of lifestyle sports from across the globe, including parkour,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 

  • Elite Soccer Referees: Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A book cover

    Elite Soccer Referees

    Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A, 1st Edition

    By Tom Webb

    Soccer is undeniably the most popular sport in the world. While we know much about its high-profile players and their increasing wealth and global influence, we know little about referees and the ways in which refereeing has changed throughout the history of the sport. This book provides an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 

  • Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development: A comparative global perspective book cover

    Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development

    A comparative global perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    Sporting mega events are playing an increasingly important role in the governance of community regeneration and development across the globe. This book examines the ways in which sporting organisations engage with local communities through projects that target youth, health or social issues and act…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 

  • The English Premier League: A Socio-Cultural Analysis book cover

    The English Premier League

    A Socio-Cultural Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Elliott

    The English Premier League (EPL) is one of the world’s most valuable and high-profile sports leagues, with millions of fans around the globe. The 2016/17 season marked the 25th anniversary of the EPL, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on how it has contributed, both positively and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 

  • Active Sport Tourism: Global Insights and Future Directions book cover

    Active Sport Tourism

    Global Insights and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather J. Gibson, Matthew Lamont, Millicent Kennelly, Richard J. Buning

    This volume serves to expand theory-driven understandings of active sport tourism by showcasing five empirical studies examining a variety of active sport tourism contexts. These include table tennis at the World Veteran’s Championships, ultramarathon, running/cycling/triathlon, skiing/snowboarding…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 

  • Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing: Hydrophilia Unbounded book cover

    Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing

    Hydrophilia Unbounded, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronan Foley, Robin Kearns, Thomas Kistemann, Ben Wheeler

    Research in health geographies has seen the ongoing development of therapeutic landscapes. Emerging contemporary research explores nature-based health and health-enabling places. This book asks questions about the relationships between water, health and wellbeing. Water and blue space is a key…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Geographies of Health Series

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