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Forthcoming Elite Sport Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Youth Olympic Games

    Edited by Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values....

    To Be Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United...

    To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Beijing to London - Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in a Cross Cultural Context

    Edited by Fan Hong, Lu Zhouxiang

    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 September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 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 November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best professional clubs

    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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Talent Development in Sport

    An Existential Approach

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Talent development has become an important issue in contemporary sport. This innovative and original study offers a philosophical alternative to conventional instrumental approaches to talent development, filling a gap between realist (skill acquisition), idealist (mental training) and social...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 14th 2015 by Routledge