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  1. Critical Readings in Bodybuilding

    Edited by Adam Locks, Niall Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In recent years the ‘body’ has become one of the most popular areas of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Bodybuilding, in particular, continues to be of interest to scholars of gender, media, film, cultural studies and sociology. However, there is surprisingly little scholarship...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mental Toughness in Sport

    Developments in Theory and Research

    Edited by Daniel Gucciardi, Sandy Gordon

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    The pursuit of excellence in sport depends on four key facets of performance, namely physical, technical, tactical and mental skills. However, when physical, technical and tactical skills are evenly matched, a common occurrence at elite level, it is the performer with greater levels of mental...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Forty Years of Sport and Social Change, 1968-2008

    "To Remember is to Resist"

    Edited by Russell Field, Bruce Kidd

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    1968 was a year of protest in civil society (Prague, Paris, Chicago) and a year of protest in sport. After a world-wide campaign, the anti-apartheid movement succeeded in barring South Africa from the Olympic Games, while US athletes from the Olympic Project for Human Rights used the ...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Science and Football (Routledge Revivals)

    Proceedings of the first World Congress of Science and Football Liverpool, 13-17th April 1987

    Edited by Tom Reilly, Adrian Lees, Keith Davids, W. J. Murphy

    First published in 1988, this book contains edited and revised papers presented at the first World Congress of Science and Football. Held under the auspices of the International Council of Sport, Science, and Physical Education, the Congress was a unique gathering of international scientists...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Science and Football III

    Edited by Jens Bangsbo, Thomas Reilly, A Mark Williams

    The Third World Congress of Science and Football was held in Cardiff, Wales in April 1995. The aim of the conference was to continue to bridge the gap between the theory and practice of the various branches of football and increase the awareness of the value of a scientific approach to these games....

    Published December 14th 2012 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Global Sport Business

    Community Impacts of Commercial Sport

    Edited by Hans Westerbeek

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Global Sport Business: The Community Impact of Commercial Sport involves a range of pressing issues that come with the arrival of sport as a commodity in the world economy. It can be argued that, throughout the past two centuries, sport has always been recognized as both a frivolous pursuit of...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Children and Exercise XXV

    The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Georges Baquet, Serge Berthoin

    Children and Exercise XXV presents the latest research in the field of paediatric exercise sciences, focusing on the interaction between physical activity, exercise or sport on the one hand, and nutrition, metabolism regulation, cardio-respiratory function or muscle function on the other....

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue

    By Heather L. Reid

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of the Olympics

    A Survey

    Edited by Alan Bairner, Gyozo Molnar

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected and nowhere is this relationship more...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The World of Physical Culture in Sport and Exercise

    Visual Methods for Qualitative Research

    Edited by Cassandra Phoenix, Brett Smith

    Within qualitative research in the social sciences, the last decade has witnessed a growing interest in the use of visual methods. Visual Methods in Physical Culture is the first book in the field of sport and exercise sciences dedicated to harnessing the potential of using visual methods within...

    Published October 27th 2012 by Routledge