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New and Published Books

  1. Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context

    Edited by Jonathan Grix, Lesley Phillpots

    The London Olympics of 2012 acted as a focal point for an examination of UK sport policy. Individual chapters from leading specialists in their fields focus upon the central components of the UK’s ‘model’ of sport - for example elite, school and community sport and talent ID policies - and discuss...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Towards a Social Science of Drugs in Sport

    Edited by Jason Mazanov

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The debate around the role of drugs in sport is vibrant. There is a wealth of evidence from the hard end of science, telling us how drugs work, how drug testing works, and how many athletes have fallen foul of the system. The evidence from social science is still building momentum. For example,...

    Published May 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport

    Ethical, Legal and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Verner Møller

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee

    The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping....

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Olympic Reform Ten Years Later

    Edited by Heather Dichter, Bruce Kidd

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    In 1999, the International Olympic Committee approved far-reaching reforms to the appointment and terms of its members, the selection of host cities for the Olympic and Winter Olympic Games, the events on the Olympic Program, and the reporting of decisions and financial information. The reforms...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

    By Jie Kang

    A key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Ethics of Sports Medicine

    Edited by Claudio Tamburrini, Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sports Law

    4th Edition

    By Simon Gardiner, Simon Boyes, Urvasi Naidoo, John O'Leary, Roger Welch

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Drugs in Sport

    5th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram

    Drug use and abuse is perhaps the biggest challenge facing sport today. However, in the eye of the storm of public and press opinion and with medals and morals at stake, it can be difficult to gain a clear perspective on this complex issue. Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Drugs in Sport, 6th Edition
    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  2. A Global History of Doping in Sport: Drugs, Policy, and Politics
    Edited by John Gleaves, Thomas Hunt
    To Be Published January 6th 2015
  3. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance
    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee
    To Be Published January 26th 2015
  4. Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1
    Edited by A. Lees, D. MacLaren, T. Reilly
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  5. Olympic Reform Ten Years Later
    Edited by Heather Dichter, Bruce Kidd
    To Be Published May 4th 2015

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