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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
In Reclaiming the Game , William Bowen and Sarah Levin disentangle the admissions and academic experiences of recruited athletes, walk-on athletes, and other students. In a field overwhelmed by reliance on anecdotes, the factual findings are striking--and sobering. Anyone seriously concerned about higher education will find it hard to wish away the... more...
- Triumph Books 2007; US$ 15.99
Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Washington football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Husky football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen... more...
- SuperCollege, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99
Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically in both high school and college to ensure a successful career as a student-athlete.... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
This is a guide for high school athletes who wish to leverage their talent to get into the best possible college of their choice. In addition to ranking schools according to value, academics, best housing, and even "hot and trendy," the book provides a step-by-step plan for an athlete to present him or herself to a wide array of possible colleges.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 111.00
Operating behind a veil of amateurism, the NCAA and collegiate athletic departments oversee big business sports programs. These entities generate revenues comparable to professional sports, practice and play in facilities that rival those found in professional sports, and pay their top coaches salaries comparable to the salaries paid to coaches of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
This work takes an unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system. It shows how sports become ingrained in the school system, and includes statistics on participation rates, budgets, and other relevant data. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 30.00
John R. Gerdy has seen nearly every side of athletics. He is the son of a high school football coach; he was an All-American and professional basketball player and a legislative assistant for the National Collegiate Athletic Association; and he served as an associate commissioner for the Southeastern Conference. In Air Ball: American Education's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people?s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this book reflects the multi-disciplinary interest in youth... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 81.00
Today, one in every three high school girls plays sports, and the number of sports offered to these young women has increased dramatically in the past decade. This unique resource explores these sports from a girl's perspective, while examining sports issues as they pertain to young women. Individual chapters cover the most popular sports offered... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
aiFor several decades in America, athletic programs in colleges and universities received financial support and resources primarily from their respective schools and such sources as alumni and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). More recently, however, college coaches assigned to athletic departments and the presidents and marketing... more...