Sport, Exercise and Leisure Research and Reference Catalogue

2013 / 2014


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Welcome to our new Sport, Exercise and Leisure Research and Reference online catalogue. The catalogue features our new titles coming out this year, as well as our backlist collection of relevant and popular works.

Major Works  - A few highlights this year includes a brand new Major Work Series – Critical Concepts in Sports Studies, launching with a Sports Management Collection edited by Packianathan Chelladurai

Handbooks -
There are 11 new Handbooks publishing this year too across a range of disciplines including

A full listing can be found on the Sports Handbook webpage.

Routledge Revivals  -
2013 sees a new Routledge Revivals for the Sport list to keep an eye out for. First published in 1988, David Kirk’s book will be of particular value to students and teachers of sport science, and educational practitioners more generally. Visit our pages on each of the following to learn more:
Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals), David Kirk


Ecollections - This catalogue also includes the details of our eBook collections; The Sport, Exercise and Leisure eCollection has grown over the last ten years to become one of the deepest and broadest of any major publisher. The portfolio includes books such as Physical Activity and Health, research Methods for Sports Studiesas well as numerous Handbooks, monographs and reference books.
For a full list of what is available or to sign up for a FREE trial visit the online sales web page.

  1. Sport Management

    Edited by Packianathan Chelladurai

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the key writings from the flourishing field of sport management to meet the need for an authoritative reference and research resource to catalogue and describe the various approaches to the study of the subject that have developed over...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication

    Edited by Paul M. Pedersen

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication is the only book to offer a fully comprehensive and in-depth survey of the contemporary discipline of sport communication. It explores communication within, through, and for sport in all its theoretical, conceptual, cultural, behavioral, practical and...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

    Edited by Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation of leisure in contemporary societies...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume Two: Celebrating the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first 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...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Introduction

    By David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Curriculum is the focal point for the study of educational practice. It is the area in which individual, group and societal needs and interests meet and is consequently the source of much friction and contention. This book, first published in 1988, introduces students to some of the major...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge