Sport Development : Policy, Process and Practice, third edition, Paperback Book

Sport Development : Policy, Process and Practice, third edition Paperback

Edited by Kevin (Leeds Beckett University, UK) Hylton


At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges.

Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide to all aspects of contemporary sport development. This book examines the roles of those working in and around sport development and explores the most effective methods by which professionals and volunteers can promote interest, participation or performance in sport.

Combining essential theory with practical analysis, the book covers key topics, themes and issues found on the sport development curriculum, including:Sport policyDeveloping `Sport for All' Community sport developmentPartnerships in sportPE and school sportSport and healthResources for developing sportVoluntary sports clubs Sport development and coachingDisability and sport development Researching and evaluating sport developmentThe Olympic and Paralympic GamesInternational sport and developmentEach chapter contains a full range of pedagogical features to aid learning and understanding, including revision questions, and case studies, while a new companion website provides additional teaching and learning resources, including useful weblinks for students and PowerPoint slides and a test bank for lecturers.

Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is an invaluable resource for all students, researchers and professionals working in sport development.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 392 pages, 21 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Central government policies
  • ISBN: 9780415675802



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops