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- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 54.99
- Infinite Ideas 2006; US$ 9.95
Adventure sports takes an enthusiastic look at 52 different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives, Steve Shipside 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 adventure... more...
- RISING STARS UK LTD 2006; US$ 6.99
Download is a series of books for older pupils with a low reading ability. This series of readers uses extreme sports, fast cars and popular culture as a theme to turn reluctant and less able teenagers back to reading. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 27.50
Sport is undergoing a global technological revolution. Year on year, records are smashed, equipment gets more sophisticated, facilities improve almost beyond recognition. These changes are impacting on all areas of sport, from shoes to cycles and stadia. Is this making sport more exciting for participants and spectators? Or are talent and determination... 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...