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  1. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Coaching Cultures

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. A Social History of Swimming in England, 1800 – 1918

    Splashing in the Serpentine

    Edited by Christopher Love

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Covering a time of great social and technological change, this history traces the development of the four classic aquatic disciplines of competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo, with its main focus on racing. Working from the beginnings of municipal recreational swimming,...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1

    Edited by A. Lees, D. MacLaren, T. Reilly

    The International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, held every four years under the aegis of the International Society of Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics, provides a forum in which research related to swimming is reported and problems that confront...

    Published September 3rd 1992 by Taylor & Francis

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming V1
    Edited by A. Lees, D. MacLaren, T. Reilly
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Coaching Cultures
    Edited by Neil Carter
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. A Social History of Swimming in England, 1800 – 1918: Splashing in the Serpentine
    Edited by Christopher Love
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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