Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Managing Sport Business: An Introduction book cover

    Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Sports Marketing book cover

    Sports Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Michael 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 involved actively in the sports business. A wide…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations book cover

    Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Sports book cover

    The Economics of Sports

    6th Edition

    By Michael A. Leeds, Peter von Allmen, Victor A. Matheson

    The sports industry provides a seemingly endless set of examples from every area of microeconomics, giving students the opportunity to study economics in a context that holds their interest. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current sports landscape, The Economics of Sports introduces core economic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Gardening book cover

    The Psychology of Gardening

    By Harriet Gross

    The Psychology of Gardening is the first book of its kind to explore gardening from a psychological perspective. Research shows that positive effects of gardening arise from both active physical participation and experiencing nearby nature. The book highlights how both these elements contribute to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Performance book cover

    The Psychology of Performance

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Why is it that performing under pressure - whether in sport, at work, or on the stage – is often so difficult? What factors affect our thoughts and feelings on the big occasion, and are there strategies that enable people to excel rather than crumble when it matters most?From the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Disability and International Development: A Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health book cover

    Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Jie Kang

    The second edition of Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to sport and exercise nutrition, integrating key nutritional facts, concepts, and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

    By Alan C. Lacy, Skip Williams

    This eighth edition offers a clear, practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and non-school-based physical activity programs. Written by academics with backgrounds in physical education teacher education (PETE), the book emphasises the link between theory and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Managing and Developing Community Sport book cover

    Managing and Developing Community Sport

    Edited by Rob Wilson, Chris Platts

    Can sport and physical activity (PA) be used to improve the communities we live in? How do community groups manage facilities that provide sport and PA? How can managers ensure the services they deliver meet the needs of their community? What role should community sport schemes play in society?…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Sport Management: Principles and Applications book cover

    Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications tells you everything you need to know about the contemporary sport industry. Covering both the professional and nonprofit sectors, and with more international material than any other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

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