• 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 – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls book cover

    Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture

    Promises and Pitfalls, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Channon, Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher, Robert J. Lake

    Scholars working in the academic field of sport studies have long debated the relationship between sport and gender. Modern sport forms, along with many related activities, have been shown to have historically supported ideals of male superiority, by largely excluding women and/or celebrating only…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    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 – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Representations of Sports Coaches in Film: Looking to Win book cover

    Representations of Sports Coaches in Film

    Looking to Win, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Bonzel, Nicholas Chare

    This ground-breaking interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international scholars working across the humanities and social sciences to examine ways in which representations of sports coaching in narrative and documentary cinema can shape and inform sporting instruction. The central…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field book cover

    Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport Policy in Small States book cover

    Sport Policy in Small States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Putin's Olympics: The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia book cover

    Putin's Olympics

    The Sochi Games and the Evolution of Twenty-First Century Russia, 1st Edition

    By Robert W. Orttung, Sufian N. Zhemukhov

    President Vladimir Putin’s Olympic venture put the workings of contemporary Russia on vivid display. The Sochi Olympics were designed to symbolize Russia’s return to great power status, but subsequent aggression against Ukraine, large-scale corruption, and the doping scandal have become the true…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • 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 – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes, 2nd Edition book cover

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Utley

    An understanding of the scientific principles underpinning the learning and execution of fundamental and skilled movements is of central importance in disciplines across the sport and exercise sciences. The second edition of Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes offers students an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge

  • Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Queer Inquiries book cover

    Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport

    Queer Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vikki Krane

    Diverse sex, gender, and sexual identities historically have been pushed to the margins in sport. While there is more visibility and inclusion for LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer) people in sport today than in the past, there still exists bigotry and marginalization.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

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