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Forthcoming Sports and Leisure Paperbacks

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into six thematic...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science and Racket Sports IV

    Edited by A. Lees, D. Cabello, G. Torres

    Science and Racket Sports IV presents a selection of important contemporary research into the four core racket sport disciplines of tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis. It showcases the best of the peer-reviewed papers and keynote addresses presented at the Fourth World Congress of Science...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Complexity and Control in Team Sports

    Dialectics in contesting human systems

    By Felix Lebed, Michael Bar-Eli

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Complexity and Control in Team Sports is the first book to apply complex systems theory to ‘soccer-like’ team games (including basketball, handball and hockey) and to present a framework for understanding and managing the elite sports team as a multi-level complex system. Conventional...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ambush Marketing in Sports

    By Gerd Nufer

    Series: Routledge Sports Marketing Series

    Ambush marketing is a strategy by which a company or organisation uses their marketing communications to associate themselves with an event without being an official sponsor or authorised partner or licensee. It has become a particular concern in the marketing of major sports events, with...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Philosophy of Play

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Interventions and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Olympic Ethics and Philosophy

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

    This book contains an international collection of essays by leading philosophers of sport on the ethics and philosophy of the Olympic Games. The essays consider a range of topics including critical reflections on nationalism and internationalism within the Olympic movement, sexism in...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Science and Racket Sports I

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Taylor & Francis