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Sports Psychology

Concepts and Applications

S. K. Mangal , Shubhra Mangal

This book analyses the essential aspects of sports psychology by throwing light on issues related to the upkeep of athletes’ mental state and improving their performance in sports activities. On one hand, it covers topics like anxiety, stress, conflicts, ove...

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The Geopolitical Economy of Sport

Power, Politics, Money, and the State

Simon Chadwick , Paul Widdop , Michael M. Goldman

This is the first book to define and explore the geopolitical economy of sport – the intersection of power, politics, money, and state interests that both exploit and shape elite sport around the world. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the global response, an...

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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Physical Education, Sport, and Health (ICoPESH 2022)

I Gede Suwiwa , Setya Chendra Wibawa , Made Agus Dharmadi , I Made Agus Wijaya , Ketut Candra Adinata Kusuma , Gede Doddy Tisna

This is an open access book. The second ICOPESH is a forum for researchers, lecturers, teachers, and practitioners to develop sports science, physical education and health through sharing insights, knowledge, and ideas. This conference seeks to solve the curre...

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Statistics Meets Sports

What We Can Learn from Sports Data

Yves Dominicy , Christophe Ley

This book inscribes itself in the growing context of sports analytics and the combination of data science with sports medicine, which deeply impact the world of sports. Today, ever-more data are being collected and lead to ground-breaking and game-changing new...

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Sport Management, Innovation and the COVID-19 Crisis

Gözde Ersöz , Meltem Ince Yenilmez

This book looks at how sport and sports organisations have had to innovate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Against a backdrop of lockdowns, empty stadia and a fast-moving public health crisis, the book presents fascinating case studies of innovation and crisis m...

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EA Sports FIFA

Feeling the Game

Raiford Guins , Henry Lowood , Carlin Wing

If there is anything close to a universal game, it is association football, also known as soccer, football, fussball, fútbol, fitba, and futebol. The game has now moved from the physical to the digital - EA's football simulation series FIFA - with profound im...

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Money in Sports

Nick Hunter

Money in Sports examines how money has become tied to sports in a variety of ways, and what implications this has for both athletes and fans. Have there always been professional athletes who earn huge salaries? What is the role of advertising in sports? Exciti...

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Be Your Own Equine Sports Coach

A Practical Guide to French Classical Equitation and Horsemanship

Alison Lincoln

As riders, we often spend many hours training independently without regular access to high quality coaches, sport psychologists, biomechanic specialists or exercise physiologists. This can be the difference between performing well and performing to the best of...

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Research Methods for Sports Studies

Ian Jones

Research Methods for Sports Studies is a comprehensive, engaging and practical textbook that provides a grounding in qualitative and quantitative research for students studying programmes related to sport and physical activity. Leading the reader step-by-step ...

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Sport Marketing

Windy Dees , Patrick Walsh , Chad D. McEvoy , Stephen McKelvey , Bernard James Mullin , Stephen Hardy , William A. Sutton

"This book helps students prepare for careers in the fast-paced world of sport marketing, as well as provides a resource for practitioners looking for the latest information in the field. The book offers abundant examples of the latest issues in the competitiv...

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The Sociology of Sports

An Introduction, 3d ed.

Tim Delaney , Tim Madigan

This third edition takes a fresh approach to the study of sport, presenting key concepts such as socialization, race, ethnicity, gender, economics, religion, politics, deviance, violence, school sports and sportsmanship. While providing a critical examination ...

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Research Handbook on Sports and Society

Elizabeth C.K. Pike

This state-of-the-art Research Handbook provides a challenging and critical examination of the complex issues surrounding sports in contemporary societies. Featuring contributions from world-leading scholars, it focuses upon the impact of their research, toget...

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Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology

Dr. Praveen Kumar

Biomechanics is the sport science field that applies the laws of mechanics and physics to human performance, in order to gain a greater understanding of performance in athletic events through modeling, simulation and measurement. It is also necessary to have a...

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Sports Journalism and Mass Media

Dr. Arvind Malik

The book covers following topics: UNIT I – Introduction Meaning and Definition of Journalism, Ethics of Journalism - Canons of journalism- Sports Ethics and Sportsmanship - Reporting Sports Events. National and International Sports News Agencies. UNIT II –...

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Case Studies in Sport Law

Andrew T. Pittman , John O. Spengler , Sarah J. Young

As the field of sport management continues to expand and grow, the prevalence of litigation in sport is increasing. Sport management professionals must maintain a current understanding of sport law as the field evolves and lawsuits become a greater risk. Case ...

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Sport: Law and Practice

Adam Lewis KC , Jonathan Taylor KC

Sport: Law and Practice, Fourth Edition is the leading legal title covering sports law and practice in the UK, and at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. It serves both as a comprehensive statement of applicable law and precedent, and as a very practical guide...

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NSCA's Essentials of Sport Science

NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association , Duncan French , Lorena Torres Ronda

NSCA's Essentials of Sport Science provides the most contemporary and comprehensive overview of the field of sport science and the role of the sport scientist. It is a primary preparation resource for the Certified Performance and Sport Scientist (CPSS) certif...

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Periodization of Strength Training for Sports

Tudor Bompa , Carlo Buzzichelli

Periodization of Strength Training for Sports demonstrates how to use periodized workouts to peak at optimal times by manipulating strength training variables through six training phases--anatomical adaptation, hypertrophy, maximum strength, conversion to spec...

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Human Resource Management in Sport and Recreation

Packianathan Chelladurai , Amy Chan Hyung Kim

The authoritative text for current and future practitioners of human resources management in the sport and recreation industries is back in a revised fourth edition. This new edition addresses contemporary issues that organizations face today. Human Resource M...

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Routledge Handbook of Sports Journalism

Rob Steen , Jed Novick , Huw Richards

The Routledge Handbook of Sports Journalism is a comprehensive and in-depth survey of the fast-moving and multifaceted world of sports journalism. Encompassing historical and contemporary analysis, and case studies exploring best practice as well as cutting ed...

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Sports Marketing

A Global Approach to Theory and Practice

Sean Ennis

Sports are big business. Most companies want to expand into global markets, enhance their brand and understand varying market conditions. This textbook supports sports marketing students as they learn about the challenges and opportunities that are specific to...

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Sport Public Relations

G. Clayton Stoldt , Stephen W. Dittmore , Mike Ross , Scott E. Branvold

"The text provides students and professionals with an understanding of all aspects of sport public relations, framing its discussion in terms of a managerial and proactive approach to PR"--...

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The Digital World of Sport

Sam Duncan

This book is about how new media, and in particular, digital and social media, has changed the world of sports forever. The way fans receive information, communicate and form communities now predominantly lives online. But perhaps even more significant is the ...

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Sports Law in the European Union

Andrea Cattaneo , Richard Parrish

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of sports law in the European Union deals with the regulation of sports activity by both public authorities and private sports organizations. The growing intern...

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Feelings in Sport

Theory, Research, and Practical Implications for Performance and Well-being

Montse C. Ruiz , Claudio Robazza

Feeling states, including emotional experiences, are pervasive to human functioning. Feeling states deeply influence the individual’s effort, attention, decision making, memory, behavioural responses, and interpersonal interactions. The sporting environment ...

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21st Century Sports

How Technologies Will Change Sports in the Digital Age

Sascha L. Schmidt

This book outlines the effects that technology-induced change will have on sport within the next five to ten years, and provides food for thought concerning what lies further ahead. Presented as a collection of essays, the authors are leading academics from re...

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Sports Training

Dr. A. K. Uppal

To develop the physical education, culture it is essential the concept of sports training should be familiar to physical education teachers and coaches. Knowing the principles of sports training alone is not enough, teachers and coaches should be well versed w...

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Human Factors and Ergonomics in Sport

Applications and Future Directions

Paul M. Salmon , Scott McLean , Clare Dallat , Neil Mansfield , Colin Solomon , Adam Hulme

Sport is an integral part of society, playing a key role in human health and well-being, and cultural, political and economic development. As sport is becoming more complex, competitive, diverse, and increasingly reliant on technology, HFE theories, methods, a...

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