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Forthcoming Sports and Leisure Paperbacks

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Soccer's Missing Men

    Schoolteachers and the Spread of Association Football

    By J.A. Mangan, Colm Hickey

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Now unknown or forgotten, influential schoolmasters took the game of association football to many parts of England. They had several roles: they brought the game to individual schools, they established regional and national leagues and associations, and they founded professional football...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation

    Edited by John Jenkins, John Pigram

    This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation. It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this volume...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Four-Minute Mile

    Historical and Cultural Interpretations of a Sporting Barrier

    Edited by John Bale, David Howe

    Breaking records and challenging the limits of human ability are central to much of our understanding of athletic track and field sports, with a world record title arguably as valued as an Olympic gold medal. Some particular limits and records take on greater significance, however, as in the case...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance III

    Edited by Ronald J. Maughan, Susan M. Shirreffs

    As sport has become more professionalised over the last thirty years, so the role of nutrition in promoting health and performance has become ever more important to athletes who search for the extra edge to succeed in their respective sports. With the expansion in the provision of medical and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sports Facilities and Technologies

    By Peter Culley, John Pascoe

    Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism

    Politics and Public Sector Management

    By James Elliott

    Tourism looks set to replace oil as the most important global industry. James Elliot explores the ways in which governments of both developed and developing countries manage this increasingly diverse and volatile industry, providing a historic and economic overview as well as the reasons why and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

    Edited by Greg Atkinson, Thomas Reilly

    The field of sports ergonomics is now recognised as an interdisciplinary area in its own right. This book forms the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics, providing a particular focus on disabled athletes, health and fitness educations and sports equipment....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Science and Skiing

    Edited by E. Kornexl, E. Muller, C. Raschner, H. Schwameder

    The first International Congress on Science and Skiing was held in Austria in January 1996. The main aim of the conference was to bring together original key research in this area and provid an essential update for those in the field. The lnk between theory and practice was also addressed, making...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  10. European Forest Recreation and Tourism

    A Handbook

    Edited by Simon Bell, Murray Simpson

    In an increasingly urbanized world more and more people are turning to our forests and woodland for recreation and tourism. Planning and providing for this growing demand poses challenges that need to be addressed by managers and designers alike. Based on a study of forest recreation from across...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis