Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Sports Law book cover

    Sports Law

    5th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, Roger Welch, John O'Leary, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this new edition continues to offer a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport. Alert to the role that sport plays within society throughout, this edition is divided into four core…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Biomechanics: Core Concepts in Motion book cover

    Biomechanics

    Core Concepts in Motion

    By Jackie L. Hudson

    Introductory Biomechanics offers a clear, concise and thorough introduction to the basic principles of functional anatomy and human movement to students with no background in the subject. Using familiar and useful questions to help engage students with new material, the book offers the most…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation: The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance book cover

    Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation

    The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance

    By James Crossley

    This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    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 – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction book cover

    Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

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

    Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by J. Gualberto Cremades, Angus Mugford

    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 – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance: Third Edition book cover

    Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

    Third Edition

    Edited by T. Jeff Chandler, Lee E. Brown

    Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance provides strength and conditioning students with the clearest and most accessible introduction to the scientific principles underpinning the discipline. Covering bioenergetics and nutrition, a systematic…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

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

    Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice

    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 – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications: Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training & Health book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

    Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training & Health, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip A. Bishop

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications offers the most accessible, student-friendly introduction to the principles and practice of measurement in physical activity available. Fully revised and updated, the second edition provides students with a clear guide to the obstacles to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom book cover

    Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann, Jeffrey D. James

    Sports, and the fans that follow them, are everywhere. Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom examines the affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions of fans to better comprehend how sport impacts individual fans and society as a whole. Using up-to-date research and theory from…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call book cover

    Case Studies in Sport Communication

    You Make the Call

    Edited by Terry Rentner, David Burns

    Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call goes beyond the box scores by offering readers the opportunity to evaluate popular and diverse issues in sport—including management, crisis, health, ethics, gender, race, and social media. Each chapter incorporates theory and communication…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    Highly practical and engaging, Sports Marketing equips students with the skills, techniques, and tools they need to be successful marketers in any sporting environment. The book combines scholarly theory with the perspectives of those who have been actively involved in the sports business. A…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

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