• Brazilian Sports History book cover

    Brazilian Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mauricio Drumond, Victor Andrade de Melo

    Sport History is a growing field of study in Brazil. In the past decades, scholars from different areas have taken an increasing interest in studying how sports help us in understanding broader social, cultural, political and economic aspects of society. Barriers of language have often distanced…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Emotion in Sports: Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Emotion in Sports

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Yunus Tuncel

    Emotion is central to human character, infiltrating our physiological functions and our mental constitution. In sport, athletes feel emotion in specific ways, from joy to anger and despair. This is the first book to examine emotion in sport from a philosophical perspective, building on concepts…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arnold Baca, Jürgen Perl

    Modelling and simulation techniques are of central importance to conducting research in sport and exercise science, informing data collection and helping to analyze patterns of movement and physical performance. Modelling and Simulation in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy of Leisure: Foundations of the good life book cover

    Philosophy of Leisure

    Foundations of the good life, 1st Edition

    By Johan Bouwer, Marco van Leeuwen

    What is leisure? How does leisure relate to leading a good life? This critical and intelligent study interrogates the basic principles of leisure and demonstrates the continuing relevance of these questions for our society today. It not only explores the traditional philosophical concepts at the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education book cover

    Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Freeman

    Historians in recent years have paid considerable attention to sport and leisure in the past, and historians of education are no exception. The chapters in this book showcase the breadth and depth of scholarship in this area, bringing new perspectives to bear on the history of physical education in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Football in Asia: History, Culture and Business book cover

    Football in Asia

    History, Culture and Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Younghan Cho

    This book is the first comprehensive study on history, culture, and business of football in Asia. Football has been a symbol of the modern invention, a catalyst of local, national and regional identities, all time favourite among kids and youths, and even a harbinger for cultural globalization and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Elite Youth Cycling book cover

    Elite Youth Cycling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Nimmerichter

    Elite Youth Cycling showcases the latest cutting-edge research in youth cycling performance. Covering both endurance and sprint cycling events, the book explores the effect of cycling on the maturation of the body from childhood to adolescence, suggests long-term training and nutritional strategies…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? book cover

    Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the pattern of falling working hours which had been experienced in Western societies in the first half of the twentieth century would continue indefinitely. The leisure society has clearly not been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Sport, War and Society in Australia and New Zealand book cover

    Sport, War and Society in Australia and New Zealand

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Crotty, Robert Hess

    Sport and war have been closely linked in Australian and New Zealand society since the nineteenth century. Sport has, variously, been advocated as appropriate training for war, lambasted as a distraction from the war effort, and resorted to as an escape from wartime trials and tribulations. War has…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Global Perspectives on Sport and Physical Cultures book cover

    Global Perspectives on Sport and Physical Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annette R. Hofmann, Gerald Gems, Maureen Smith

    Global Perspectives of Sport and Physical Culture is a compilation of diverse essays derived from the works of prominent international scholars that address significant international issues relative to sporting practices from a historical perspective. A variety of movement cultures are examined and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport Development in Action: Plan, Programme and Practice book cover

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how, and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries: A Guide for Students and Therapists book cover

    Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries

    A Guide for Students and Therapists, 5th Edition

    By Christopher M. Norris

    The fifth edition of the retitled Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries sharpens its focus on the treatment of sports injuries, providing the most complete evidence-based guide for physiotherapists, sports therapists and medical practitioners working with athletes. Opening with chapters that examine the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

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