Sports studies is one of the fastest growing fields in higher education today. The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies brings a timely, much-needed, and comprehensive tool for all students in this multi-disciplinary field. Each entry provides a basic definition, a guide to research themes, and a clear account of the relevance of the concept in understanding sport. Not only indispensable for quick clarification of terms, it will give students a springboard for more in-depth research and critical analysis.
- Offers cross referencing to assist critical thinking Includes a list of key readings for each entry
- Provides expert definitions drawn from sociology, history, psychology, economics, management and business, politics and policy, physical education and health, and research methods
- Gives concise, student-friendly, and authoritative entries