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  1. Have you seen all of our running titles?

    We are delighted to present in one easy to find location our books on running.

    Simply click here to browse our full list.

  2. Did you see these Author Interviews in 2014?

    Happy New Year!

    We hope you got the chance to watch or read these interviews in 2014, but in case you didn’t we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

    Click here to carry on reading.

  3. Anti-doping: Policy and Governance - Now Available in Paperback

    Anti-doping: Policy and Governance
    By Barrie Houlihan and Mike McNamee

    First published as a special issue of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, this book explores a range of philosophical and practical issues related to contemporary anti-doping policy.

    Click here to read more.

  4. Sports Journalism

    A Multimedia Primer, 2nd Edition
    By Rob Steen

    This comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession is the only book to explore the fundamentals of sports reporting across every media platform.

    Click here to read more.

  5. Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    "The text is well written, and the authors' position is well developed and supported. The book will be useful for a wide range of behavioral health students and professionals. Summing Up: Recommended," -G. A. Blevins, Governors State University, CHOICE Reviews, January 2015

    Click here to order your copy today!

    Click here to see which other books CHOICE Reviews recommends

  6. Youth development in football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies
    By Mark Nesti and Chris Sulley

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development programmes in football around the world, to highlight best practice, and to offer clear recommendations for improvement.

    Click here to read more.

  7. Sport Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition
    By Grant Jarvie

    This second edition will be a must-read for anyone interested in the study of sport and society in an increasingly globalized world.

    Click here to read more.

  8. Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes

    Author: Peter R.J. Reaburn, PhD, associate professor of sports science at Central Queensland University in Australia.

    Click here to read more

  9. Research Methods for Sports Studies

    Third Edition
    By Ian Jones

    This leading textbook provides a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Guiding the reader step-by-step through the research process, it is illustrated throughout with sport-related case-studies and examples from around the world.

    Click here to read more

  10. New Edition - Sports Marketing

    Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition
    By Matthew D. Shank and Mark R. Lyberger

    New for December, the fifth edition of the essential foundation text for sports marketing and sports business courses, as well as an invaluable reference for any sports marketing practitioner looking to improve their professional practice.

    Click here to read more.

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