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- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 13.99
Originally called Weeghman Park, Wrigley Field hosted its first game in 1914, and the 2014 season marks the 100th anniversary of baseball?s second oldest ballpark. In Wrigley Field: The Centennial , Les Krantz tells the story of Wrigley?s first 100 years?from the origins of the ivy on the outfield walls and ballpark traditions such as throwing back... more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Riff, Ram, Bah, Zoo, Lickety Lickety, Zoo Zoo, Who Wah, Wah Who, Give 'em hell, TCU! Ezra Hood?s Riff, Ram, Bah, Zoo! Football Comes to TCU (named after TCU's "Riff, Ram" cheer, one of the oldest known cheers in the nation) traces the origins of Texas Christian University, a tiny liberal arts college in Waco, Texas, to its induction into the Southwest... more...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 29.99
From its unfathomable construction in the grip of the Great Depression to its closing in 1999 and its current status as Ryerson University?s Mattamy Athletic Centre, this lush, nostalgic history captures the former Maple Leaf Gardens hockey arena in all its glory. With a compelling narrative from the Toronto Maple Leafs? official photographer Graig... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
In this completely updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. This fourth edition features over twenty case studies of recent projects in Europe, America, Australia, China and Japan,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.00
Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design, as well as advanced concepts including nutritional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
The study of built environments such as gymnasiums, football stadiums, swimmimg pools and skating rinks provides unique information about the historical enclosure of the gendered and sexualised body, the body's capabilities, needs and desires. It illuminates the tensions between the globalising tendencies of sport and the importance of local culture... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
The Ebbets Field volume is the second in McFarland's series on historic ballparks. The book combines articles about the park and the memories of those who went there in any capacity. Essay topics include long time Dodger owner Charles Ebbets, Brooklyn at the opening and closing of the park, the first and last Dodger games at Ebbets Field, black... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 204.00
Concise and thoroughly detailed Managing Sport and Leisure Facilities is a clean operating guide to leisure management by contract, providing expert advice for both contractor and client. The author includes extracts from the relevant legislation and tender documents, and shows you how to submit a winning tender. He provides guidance on how to carry... more...