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New and Published Books

  1. Football and Migration

    Perspectives, Places, Players

    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Football is an incredibly powerful case study of globalization and an extremely useful lens through which to study and understand contemporary processes of international migration. This is the first book to focus on the increasingly complex series of migratory processes that contour the...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition

    Edited by Manfred Lamprecht

    The use of antioxidants in sports is controversial due to existing evidence that they both support and hinder athletic performance. Antioxidants in Sport Nutrition covers antioxidant use in the athlete´s basic nutrition and discusses the controversies surrounding the usefulness of antioxidant...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. An Introduction to Performance Analysis of Sport

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

    Performance analysis has become an essential tool for coaches, athletes, sports organisations and academic researchers. Collecting and interpreting performance data enables coaches to improve their training programmes, athletes to make better tactical decisions, sports organisations to manage teams...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Science and Football III

    Edited by Jens Bangsbo, Thomas Reilly, A Mark Williams

    The Third World Congress of Science and Football was held in Cardiff, Wales in April 1995. The aim of the conference was to continue to bridge the gap between the theory and practice of the various branches of football and increase the awareness of the value of a scientific approach to these games....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Science and Racket Sports I

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  6. The Politics of the Olympics

    A Survey

    Edited by Alan Bairner, Gyozo Molnar

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Case for Non-Sovereignty

    Lessons from Sub-National Island Jurisdictions

    Edited by Godfrey Baldacchino, David Milne

    Territories like American Samoa, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands and the Faroes are sub-national island jurisdictions (SNIJs). They all share some measure of autonomous government, and are easily construed as independent states-in-waiting. Yet, most of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women’s Sport in Africa

    Edited by Michelle Sikes, John Bale

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    In recent decades Africa has emerged as a sporting giant. The African sporting phenomenon has been addressed in the popular press and it has also attracted scholarly interest; however, this interest is almost entirely focussed on men. Yet women’s participation in recreational and elite sport is...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sport, Racism and Social Media

    By Neil Farrington, Lee Hall, Daniel Kilvington, John Price, Amir Saeed

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Racist abuse may at one time have been hurled across the sports stadium or scrawled on a wall. But in today’s social media world it can be published to millions, from almost anywhere, in an instant. Sport, Racism and Social Media provides the first significant, academic account of how social media...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge