Each chapter in this definitive, applied introduction to the leisure and sport industry has been written by a recognised specialist in the field. Their wealth and depth of knowledge is ably outlined to provide this "bible" of the industry. The book is broken up into three sections, covering leisure providers, the leisure and sport markets and the management of leisure and sport organisations. Readers can both dip in and out depending on their areas of interest or explore the links between chapters to gain a wider and deeper understanding. The theory and practice described is illustrated by case-studies and learning is reinforced by end of chapter review to provide a complete learning resource. Readership: A core textbook for second and third year undergraduates and postgraduates studying Leisure Management, Leisure Studies, Recreation Management and Sport Management.