• Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation book cover

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Gennaro, Saheed Aderinto

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation explores how sports can render a key to unlocking complex social, political, economic, and gendered relations across Africa and the Diaspora. Sports hold significant value and have an intricate relationship with many components of African…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

  • Sport, Violence and Society book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge

  • Human Fatigue: Evolution, Health and Performance book cover

    Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sport and Spirituality book cover

    Sport and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Scott Kretchmar, John B. White

    This comprehensive volume explores the interface between sport and religion, or more broadly, sport and spirituality. While most of the contributions come from Western and Christian traditions, the volume raises broader questions about the kinds of impact that spirituality can and should have on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions book cover

    Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon A. Bloom, Jeffrey G. Caron

    Recognition of concussion as a serious injury, informed by neurological and physiological research, is now commonplace in sport. However, research on the psychology of concussive injury—its psychological implications and outcomes, and psychological interventions for prevention and recovery—has…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sport, Psychology and Christianity: Welfare, Performance and Consultancy book cover

    Sport, Psychology and Christianity

    Welfare, Performance and Consultancy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Hemmings, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    The majority of sport psychology research to date has been underpinned and driven by a secular perspective. There is an urgent need for sport psychologists to better understand the relevance of Christian faith in athletes’ sporting experiences and day-to-day lives in order to improve their…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Global Sport Leadership book cover

    Global Sport Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Frawley, Laura Misener, Daniel Lock, Nico Schulenkorf

    This book explores the global developments in sport leadership and practice. Drawing on the vast and ever-growing leadership literature, the book examines advances in leadership theory and practice in the context of the challenges faced by those working in global sport management positions. It…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Timothy Lightfoot, Monica J. Hubal, Stephen M. Roth

    Technological advances over the last two decades have placed genetic research at the forefront of sport and exercise science. It provides potential answers to some of contemporary sport and exercise’s defining issues and throws up some of the area’s most challenging ethical questions, but to date,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport and Play in a Digital World book cover

    Sport and Play in a Digital World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivo van Hilvoorde

    Digital technology plays an important role in the everyday lives of people. New types of ‘digital sports’, (sport) gaming, exergaming, cybersport and eSports increase in popularity all over the world and are even challenging the modern and hegemonic concept of sport. Modern games can hardly be…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health book cover

    Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Joe Piggin

    This edited collection includes articles which examine the complex relationships between sport, physical activity and public health. It reflects a current expansion in academic, policy and practice interest in sport and physical activity for public health. Our contributors discuss issues connected…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Hypocrisy: An Analysis of Sport and Religion book cover

    The Sociology of Hypocrisy

    An Analysis of Sport and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Stephen G. Wieting

    With close attention to the spheres of sport and religion as important sites of moral currency, this book draws on media coverage of major cases of hypocrisy, attending to differing meanings and consequences of hypocrisy within the US, France and Iceland. Instances come from scandals within the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

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