Sports & Leisure Studies: Individual Sports

  • 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 well-being. Water and blue space is a key…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Lake

    Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate.  Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption book cover

    Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-) identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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 – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Media, Culture, and the Meanings of Hockey: Constructing a Canadian Hockey World, 1896-1907 book cover

    Media, Culture, and the Meanings of Hockey

    Constructing a Canadian Hockey World, 1896-1907, 1st Edition

    By Stacy L. Lorenz

    This volume examines the cultural meanings of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, the author analyzes English Canadian media narratives of Stanley Cup "challenge" games and championship series between 1896 and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Football Fandom in Italy and Beyond: Community through Media and Performance book cover

    Football Fandom in Italy and Beyond

    Community through Media and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Guschwan

    Football fans are passionate and devoted followers. They are also creators and dissenters, performers and producers. This volume analyses football fandom through the media that fans use to construct fandom itself. Media is the lifeblood of modern life; it is the canvas on which ideas are spread,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • A Social and Political History of Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs: The Split, 1878-1914 book cover

    A Social and Political History of Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs

    The Split, 1878-1914, 1st Edition

    By David Kennedy

    This book focuses on the advent of professional football in Liverpool and, in particular, the formation of Everton and Liverpool football clubs and their development prior to World War I. This book details the factors that led to the early dominance within Liverpool of Everton…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Doping in Cycling

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bertrand Fincoeur, John Gleaves, Fabien Ohl

    Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives provides an up-to-date overview of the knowledge about doping and anti-doping in the sport that has dominated doping headlines for at least two decades. It critically addresses overarching questions related to doping and anti-doping, and topical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 book cover

    Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Mobilising Design book cover

    Mobilising Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Spinney, Suzanne Reimer, Philip Pinch

    This book brings together research working at the boundary between design knowledges and mobilities, offering a novel collection for both theorists and practitioners. Drawing upon detailed case studies, it demonstrates the diverse roles of design in shaping mobility at different spaces and scales:…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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