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- Berkshire Publishing 2007; US$ 125.00
The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports offers a comprehensive dissection of this new and emerging phenomenon, and its characteristics, philosophy, ideology, functions, history and future. The Encyclopedia contextualizes extreme sports, especially their key componentriskfrom a number of disciplinary perspectives including history,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 1.68
Terry Pratchett is one of the most loved writers in the world. With worldwide sales of over 65 million copies in 37 languages, his novels are eagerly awaited by his legions of fans year after year. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic was released in 1983 and ever since then the series, with its whimsical heroes and fiendish foes, has delighted... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 26.95
Real-life psychic, near-death, and paranormal experiences are combined with cutting-edge science and vivid adventure stories in this energetic look at why extreme athletes and mountaineers take the risks that allow them to push the limits of consciousness, and what they encounter there. In the life-or-death world of extreme adventure sports, there... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 30.18
Hauptbeschreibung Über 400 Skelettmuskeln halten den gesunden Menschen durch Zusammenziehen und Erschlaffen in Bewegung. Etwa 40 Prozent der männlichen und 35 Prozent der weiblichen Körpermasse bestehen aus Muskeln. Dieser Anteil kann allerdings stark verringert sein, wenn die Muskulatur nicht ausreichend beansprucht wird. Speziell konstruierte Trainingsgeräte... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00
It is only through communication that physical activity becomes sport. Sport as anactivity becomes a meaningful event through the interplay of dramaturgical rules and rhetorical patterns. Working from this point of departure, this study reveals how the sports report serves to realize the possibilities of sport. The sports report tells stories, and... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95
Extreme sports takes an enthusiastic look at dozens of different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives it offers top tips on how to seek some serious new thrills. From hot-air ballooning and paragliding, to ice-diving and adventure racing, there really is an extreme sport... more...
- Woodhead Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 280.00
Improvements in materials technology have produced a significant impact on sporting performance in recent years. The relationship between material technology and design and their effects on sporting performance is the focus of this important handbook. From topics related to the general use of materials in sports - for example for sports surfaces and... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 26.95
Hauptbeschreibung Sie springen über Häuserschluchten, hangeln sich an Wänden entlang und überwinden scheinbar mühelos alle Hindernisse, die sich ihnen im Raum entgegenstellen. Traceure haben in den letzten Jahren mit ihren meist spektakulären, stets unkonventionellen Bewegungen ihre Praxis Parkour ins urbane und mediale Blickfeld gerückt. Doch geht... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 54.99
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99
To the Extreme is a book about life without limits. About people who thrive on danger. About people who carry the "thrill gene" - hot wired to go faster and further than most of us dare. Each spread is a visual feast of fabulous photography, capturing a hair-raising moment in time. This could be a fisherman hauling his catch from the freezing Arctic... more...