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New and Published Books

  1. Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein S. Andersen, Barrie Houlihan, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

    Assessing the 30-Year Legacy

    Edited by Matthew Llewellyn, John Gleaves, Wayne Wilson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Leadership in Sport

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1

    Edited by A. Lees, D. MacLaren, T. Reilly

    The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Science and Skiing

    Edited by E. Kornexl, E. Muller, C. Raschner, H. Schwameder

    The first International Congress on Science and Skiing was held in Austria in January 1996. The main aim of the conference was to bring together original key research in this area and provid an essential update for those in the field. The lnk between theory and practice was also addressed, making...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  7. The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces

    Edited by Sharon Dixon, Paul Fleming, Iain James, Matt Carré

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Technology and Engineering

    Sports surface design is crucial for the successful performance of sports skills and the reduction of injury risk. Surfaces have developed from natural materials such as turf, clay and cinder, to synthetic surfaces such as acrylic tennis courts, artificial turf for soccer and synthetic running...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Football, Community and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, David Richardson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This special issue addresses the complex reality of English community football organisations, including Football in the Community (FitC) schemes, which have been attending to social agendas, such as social inclusion and health promotion. The positioning of football as a key agent of change for this...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sport Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Since 1965 the subject of Sport Psychology has grown substantially. There are hundreds of programs that offer graduate and undergraduate programs in Sport Psychology worldwide and a growing number of journals publishing articles and research on Sport Psychology issues. This new four volume...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sports Engineering and Computer Science

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), Singapore, 16-17 September 2014

    Edited by Qi Luo

    Series: Advances in Sports Engineering and Technology

    Sports Engineering and Computer Science contains papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), held September 16-17, 2014 in Singapore and at the 2014 International Conference on Biomechanics and Sports Engineering (BSE 2014), held October...

    Published May 18th 2015 by CRC Press