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Forthcoming Elite Sport Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in a Cross Cultural Context

    From Beijing to London

    Edited by Fan Hong, Lu Zhouxiang

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    This book examines the impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympic Games and highlights the latest findings in the areas of sport policy, elite sports system, sport media, sport facility management and sport social development in the two host countries - China and Britain. It...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 to...

    To Be Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein A. 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 May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 domains are managed by separate agencies, and investment is often seen as a choice between one or the other. This book explores the points of connection...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge