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New and Published Books

  1. Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Global History of Doping in Sport

    Drugs, Policy, and Politics

    Edited by John Gleaves, Thomas Hunt

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    From turn-of-the-century horseracing to the monolithic anti-doping attitudes now supported by sporting organizations, the development of anti-doping ideology has spread throughout modern sport. Yet heretofore few historians have explored the many ways that international sport has responded to...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Olympic Ethics and Philosophy

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

    This book contains an international collection of essays by leading philosophers of sport on the ethics and philosophy of the Olympic Games. The essays consider a range of topics including critical reflections on nationalism and internationalism within the Olympic movement, sexism in...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Sport

    Edited by Scott Kretchmar, Peter Hopsicker

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge includes the key articles, book chapters, and other essays in the philosophy of sport. It covers different areas of philosophy (e.g. ethics, metaphysics); different enduring topics (e.g. what counts as fair play, whether sport can be defined or...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Community Based Research in Sport, Exercise and Health Science

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry McGannon, Brett Smith

    Community-based research has recently gained attention within the sport and exercise sciences. When seeking to understand community based research methodologies, one finds a diversity of approaches spanning a breadth of ontological views and equally diverse methodological approaches. Though little...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective

    By Steven A. Stolz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly thirty years to offer a coherent...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Encoding the Olympics

    The Beijing Olympic Games and the Communication Impact Worldwide

    Edited by Luo Qing, Giuseppe Richeri

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Encoding the Olympics assembles a uniquely representative international team of media experts to provide a comprehensive review of the global impact of media and cultural communications associated with the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Commissioned by the IOC, this pioneering comparative study – the...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance
    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee
    To Be Published January 26th 2015
  2. Sport, Race and Ethnicity: The Scope of Belonging?
    Edited by Katie Liston, Paddy Dolan
    To Be Published February 15th 2015
  3. Phenomenological Approaches to Sport
    Edited by Irena Martínková, Jim Parry
    To Be Published March 2nd 2015
  4. Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport
    Edited by Mike McNamee, William J. Morgan
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  5. Taekwondo: From a Martial Art to a Martial Sport
    By Udo Moenig
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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