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The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies inherent to tourism’s relationship with nature, especially pertinent at a time of major re-evaluation of our relationship with the environment as a consequence of the environmental...
Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge
The Routledge Handbook of Motor Control and Motor Learning is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of neurophysiological, behavioural and biomechanical aspects of motor function. Adopting an integrative approach, it examines the full range of key topics in contemporary human movement...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events
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 14th 2014 by Routledge
Volume One: Making the Games
The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase...
Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge
It is difficult to fully understand the role that sport plays in contemporary global society without understanding how and why governments, NGOs and other organizations formulate and implement policy relating to sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy is the only book to offer a comprehensive...
To Be Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge
The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management explores and critically evaluates the current debates, issues and controversies inherent to this complex and multi-sector industry which will enable the reader to learn from the industry’s past mistakes as well as future opportunities. This is...
To Be Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge
Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
From carbon fibre racing bikes to ‘sharkskin’ swimsuits, the application of cutting-edge design, technology and engineering has proved to be a vital ingredient in enhanced sports performance. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of contemporary sports technology and engineering,...
To Be Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge
The 21st century seems to be on the move, perhaps even more so than the last. With cheap travel, and more than two billion cars projected worldwide for 2030. And yet, all this mobility is happening incredibly unevenly, at different paces and intensities, with varying impacts and consequences to the...
To Be Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge
The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires expertise in numerous disciplines. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge