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Recent Articles

  1. Effective Risk Communication

    This book brings together the world's leading risk researchers and practitioners to examine risk communication in research and in practice and explore how to make it more effective in future. Beginning with the evolution of risk communication, the book presents the seminal papers on risk communication of the last twenty-five years along with newly written commentaries by the original authors.

  2. Summer Conferences which Routledge Books will be attending

    Routledge will have bookstalls at various conferences over the coming summer months. Stop by to say hello, browse our titles and get 20% discount for delegates!



     

  3. Sport in Capitalist Society

    A Short History
    By Tony Collins

    • Why are the Olympic Games the driving force behind a clampdown on civil liberties?
    • What makes sport an unwavering ally of nationalism and militarism?
    • Is sport the new opiate of the masses?

    These and many other questions are answered in this new radical history of sport by leading historian of sport and society, Professor Tony Collins.


     

  4. Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication

    Edited by Paul M. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication is the only book to offer a fully comprehensive and in-depth survey of the contemporary discipline of sport communication. It explores communication within, through, and for sport in all its theoretical, conceptual, cultural, behavioral, practical and managerial aspects, tracing the contours of this expansive, transdisciplinary and international discipline and demonstrating that there are few aspects of contemporary sport that don’t rely on effective communications.
     

  5. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established forms of therapy (medication and psychotherapy), interest in physical activity mounts.


     

  6. Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games

    By Jules Boykoff

    The Olympic Games have become the world’s greatest media and marketing event—a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide marketing audience of billions.

  7. Study Skills for Sports Studies

    By Tara Magdalinski

    Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students oftentimes engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working patterns.

  8. Exercise Immunology

    Edited by Michael Gleeson, Nicolette Bishop and Neil Walsh

    Exercise immunology is an important, emerging sub-discipline within exercise physiology, concerned with the relationship between exercise, immune function and infection risk. This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date and evidence-based introduction to exercise immunology, including the physiological and molecular mechanisms that determine immune function and the implications for health and performance in sport and everyday life.


  9. Jacket

    Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice
    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker and Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours of training and, increasingly, the input and support of expert coaches and sport scientists.
     

  10. A Video with Tom Turner on Garden Design, Ideas, and History

    Tom Turner edits the Gardenvisit.com website and teaches on the undergraduate and Masters programmes in garden history and landscape architecture at the University of Greenwich in London. He is also the author of British Gardens, European Gardens, Asian Gardens, and Garden History.  In this video he presents garden history in general--concerning how garden design has been the result of the interplay of ideas of art, religion, philosophy, planting, construction, and much else. His video ends with a statement on the growing importance of sustainable garden design. 


     

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