• Sports Economics book cover

    Sports Economics

    1st Edition

    By Paul Downward, Alistair Dawson, Trudo Dejonghe

    Sports Economics is the ideal introduction for all sport management and sport policy students and those for whom economics is a relatively new area of study. The book will also provide an ideal introduction to sports economics for economics students new to the area. Specifically designed to make…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30
    Sport Management Series

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    Sport and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By James Higham, Tom Hinch

    Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity marks a new era in sport tourism texts. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport…

    Paperback – 2009-03-19

  • Qualitative Research in Sport Management book cover

    Qualitative Research in Sport Management

    1st Edition

    By Allan Edwards, James Skinner

    Qualitative Research in Sport Management is the first book of its kind to bring together valuable research designs based on extensive research in qualitative research methods across a number of different fields. Research designs from the fields of business, education, cultural studies, media…

    Paperback – 2009-03-17

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    Sports Tourism

    Participants, Policy and Providers, 1st Edition

    By Mike Weed, Chris Bull

    Sports Tourism: Participants, Policy and Providers is an unparalleled text that explains sports tourism as a social, economic and cultural phenomenon that stems from the unique interaction of activity, people and place. Unlike other texts, it establishes sports tourism as a unique area that…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27

  • Sport Policy and Governance book cover

    Sport Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    By Neil King

    Sport Policy and Governance: Local Perspectives is the first detailed study of the politics of sport policy at the local authority level of governance. In focusing on the local level, the book recognises that the extent to which we benefit from public policy is a result of where we live. Taking the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25

  • Disability, Sport and Society: An Introduction book cover

    Disability, Sport and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text – the first of its kind – is to introduce the reader to key…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05

  • An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning? book cover

    An Introduction to Drugs in Sport

    Addicted to Winning?, 2nd Edition

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why…

    Paperback – 2008-12-02

  • Performance Assessment for Field Sports book cover

    Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28

  • International Perspectives of Festivals and Events book cover

    International Perspectives of Festivals and Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Ali-Knight, Martin Robertson, Alan Fyall, Adele Ladkin

    International Perspectives of Festivals and Events addresses contemporary issues concerning the potential of festivals and events to produce economic, social, cultural and community benefits. Incorporating a range of international perspectives, the book provides the reader with a global look at…

    Hardback – 2008-10-24

  • Kinanthropometry Laboratory Manual: Anthropometry and Exercise Physiology book cover

    Kinanthropometry Laboratory Manual

    Anthropometry and Exercise Physiology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Eston, Tom Reilly

    Kinanthropometry is the study of human body size, shape and form and how those characteristics relate to human movement and sporting performance. In this fully updated and revised edition of the classic guide to kinathropometric theory and practice, leading international sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2008-09-30

  • Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events book cover

    Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Funk, Daniel Funk, Kostas Alexandris, Heath McDonald

    Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events emphasises the role of consumer behaviour in sport marketing. Given the social, economic, and environmental benefits of sport events, the challenge for marketers is to understand the complexity of sport and event participation. Through a heightened…

    Paperback – 2008-09-16

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels: Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete book cover

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Sociology Re-Wired

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