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Forthcoming Elite Sport Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

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

    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...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All

    Bridging the Two Cultures?

    Edited by Richard Bailey, Margaret Talbot

    Series: ICSSPE Perspectives

    Sport is often perceived as being divided into two separate domains: mass participation and elite . In many countries, policy and funding in these two fields are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between the two. Elite Sport and Sport-for-All explores the points...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mega Events and Globalization

    Capital, Cultures and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities in the East and Global South. Such events have routinely been viewed as economic stimulants, yet there has also been on-going controversy about the value, impact and legacy of global...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management

    Edited by George Cunningham, Janet S. Fink, Alison Doherty

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Theory is an essential element in the development of any academic discipline and sport management is no exception. This is the first book to trace the intellectual contours of theory in sport management, and to explain, critique and celebrate the importance of sport management theory in academic...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Joseph Maguire, Kevin Moore, Ramón Spaaij

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Football, or soccer, is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed – indeed, more countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations – and it has therefore become a...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov, Norman O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sport

    A Short Introduction

    By Peter Donnelly, Jay Coakley

    Sport is a highly visible and pervasive component of contemporary culture and society. It exists in a wide array of forms worldwide and influences people’s lives on many levels, from international organization to the health of children. In this perceptive and engaging short introduction, Jay...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Sports Coaching Concepts

    A Framework for Coaches' Behaviour

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Successful sports coaching involves so much more than a simplistic application of sport psychology to a program of physical training and skill development. The relationship between coach and athlete is complex, and successful coaches at all levels of sport should be able to develop a deeper...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge