Textbooks: Sports and Leisure

  • Men and Masculinities book cover

    Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Men and Masculinities is a research-informed textbook designed to introduce students to the lives of men and their changing masculinities. This is accomplished by examining primarily the sociological literature into the construction of masculinities, but also the psychological and biological. It is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge

  • The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility for performance book cover

    Managing Sport Organizations

    Responsibility for performance, 1st Edition

    By Dan Covell, Sharianne Walker, Curt Hamakawa

    Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ - including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class - and the importance of these differences for sport organizations.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Sports Television book cover

    Sports Television

    1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Johnson

    Readers of the Routledge Television Guidebook on Sports will be introduced to the history of sports television in the United States, the genre's definition, and its critical significance for the business practices, formal properties, and social, cultural, and political meanings of the medium. Each…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics: Second Edition book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Paul Grimshaw, Michael Cole, Adrian Burden, Neil Fowler

    This is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available. By breaking down the challenging subject of sport and exercise biomechanics into short thematic sections, it enables students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, and provides lecturers with a flexible…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Garland Science

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

    Functional Exercise and Rehabilitation

    The Neuroscience of movement, pain and performance, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-14 
    Unknown

  • Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Bird

    Physical activity is vital for good health. It has an established strong evidence base for its positive effects on functional capacity, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases, and promoting physical, mental and social well-being. Furthermore, these benefits are evident across a diversity…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes, 2nd Edition book cover

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Utley

    An understanding of the scientific principles underpinning the learning and execution of fundamental and skilled movements is of central importance in disciplines across the sport and exercise sciences. The second edition of Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes offers students an…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Practical Motorsport Engineering book cover

    Practical Motorsport Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Livesey

    This guide and textbook on motorsport engineering is written from a practical point of view. It offers a wide-ranging insight into the nuts and bolts technology of practical car racing from saloons and sports cars to open wheelers. It gives the aspiring race engineer the tools to do the job by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge

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