• A History of Chinese Martial Arts book cover

    A History of Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fuhua Huang, Fan Hong

    Chinese martial arts have a long, meaningful history and deep cultural roots. They blend the physical components of combat with strategy, philosophy and tradition, distinguishing them from Western sports. A History of Chinese Martial Arts is the most authoritative study ever written on this topic,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Comfort, Paul A. Jones, John J. McMahon

    It is an essential skill for any strength and conditioning coach to be able to reliably assess the physical performance of their athletes and communicate the results and their implications to performers and coaches, alike. Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Historicizing the Pan-American Games book cover

    Historicizing the Pan-American Games

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Kidd, Cesar Torres

    The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the 2015 Games in Toronto, Canada. The Games are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport and Violence: Rethinking Elias book cover

    Sport and Violence: Rethinking Elias

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Bodin, Luc Robène

    The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to discuss the blind spots and, more simply, what is too often…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies book cover

    Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multidisciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries: Historical Perspectives book cover

    Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Litherland, Dion Georgiou

    This innovative and timely volume of essays critically interrogates the shared histories between sport and a variety of leisure, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries: Historical perspectives spans the bowling greens of early modern England to the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals: Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives book cover

    The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives, 1st Edition

    By Affrica Taylor, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw

    The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child–animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research book cover

    Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education

    Teaching, Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    "Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Science of Motorsport book cover

    The Science of Motorsport

    1st Edition

    Edited by David P. Ferguson

    Despite its worldwide following, high levels of investment and scientific complexity, there is a lack of evidence-based literature on the science of human performance in motorsport. Focusing on the physiological, psychological and sport medicine aspects of training, performance, injury and safety,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brett Smith, Andrew C. Sparkes

    The last two decades have witnessed a proliferation of qualitative research in sport and exercise. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an in-depth survey of established and emerging qualitative methods, from conceptual first principles to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Theories and Applications book cover

    Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    Theories and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angus Mugford, J. Gualberto Cremades

    This book brings together world-class professionals to share theoretical understanding applied to sport, exercise and performance domains. It highlights how to be more effective in developing psychological skills, context and understanding for educators, students and professionals. From both…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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