Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners book cover

    Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners

    4th Edition

    By Cheryl A. Coker

    With an array of critical and engaging pedagogical features, the fourth edition of Motor Learning and Control for Practitioners offers the best practical introduction to motor learning available. This reader-friendly text approaches motor learning in accessible and simple terms, and lays a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Exercise Science book cover

    Introduction to Exercise Science

    5th Edition

    Edited by Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Glen O. Johnson

    The fifth edition of Introduction to Exercise Science introduces students to every core area of study in the discipline. Comprising concise chapters which introduce the history, key lines of inquiry relating to both health and performance, technology, certifications, professional associations and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • How to become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist book cover

    How to become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist

    By Martin Eubank, David Tod

    Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But how do you qualify, and when you do, what…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Sport Communication: An International Approach book cover

    Sport Communication

    An International Approach

    By Chuka Onwumechili

    Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Finance: The Basics book cover

    Corporate Finance: The Basics

    By Terence C.M. Tse

    Corporate Finance: The Basics is a concise introduction to the inner workings of finance at the company level. It aims to take the fear out of corporate finance and add the fun in, presenting the subject in a way that is simple to grasp and easy to digest. Its aim is to explain – and demystify –…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury, and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Golf Business and Management: A Global Introduction book cover

    Golf Business and Management

    A Global Introduction

    Edited by Tim Breitbarth, Sebastian Kaiser-Jovy, Geoff Dickson

    Golf is big business around the world. With high profile series such as the PGA, LPGA and European tours to the re-introduction of golf to the Olympics at Rio 2016, golf occupies a prominent place in the global sport community. This is the first book to introduce the fundamentals of golf business…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics and Leadership book cover

    Sport, Ethics and Leadership

    By Jack Bowen, Ronald S. Katz, Jeffrey R. Mitchell, Donald J. Polden, Richard Walden

    Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably ethical leadership. This fascinating new…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained book cover

    Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Organizational Behaviour in Sport book cover

    Organizational Behaviour in Sport

    By James Skinner, Bob Stewart

    What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • The Business of Sports: Off the Field, in the Office, on the News book cover

    The Business of Sports

    Off the Field, in the Office, on the News, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Conrad

    The Business of Sports provides a comprehensive foundation of the economic, organizational, legal and political components of the sports industry. Geared for journalism, communication and business students, but also an excellent resource for those working in sports, this text introduces readers to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

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