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Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

A new series for 2013, Critical Concepts in Sports Studies considers engaging areas of interest within this rapidly growing field of study. The first title to appear in the series covers the organization and management of sports institutions, taking a detailed look at human resource and marketing aspects of sports organizations. Titles in this series are edited and introduced by leading experts in the field, appealing to students, practioners and scholars alike.

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  1. Exercise Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Exercise Psychology has grown substantially in recent years and has now matured into an established and widely studied discipline. Many universities offer graduate and undergraduate programmes in exercise science worldwide, and there are a number of scientific and applied journals in the field that...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sports History

    Edited by Wray Vamplew

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Once winners started to be recorded Sports History began. Academic Sports History, however, was much longer in coming and there was no concerted productivity in the field till the 1970s. Two strands developed: one out of Physical Education whose practitioners mainly saw Sports History as facts and...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport Management

    Edited by Packianathan Chelladurai

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the key writings from the flourishing field of sport management to meet the need for an authoritative reference and research resource to catalogue and describe the various approaches to the study of the subject that have developed over...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy of Sport
    Edited by Scott Kretchmar, Peter Hopsicker
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. Economics of Sport
    Edited by Michael Leeds
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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