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- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
In the summer of 2003, a mob of mature Melbourne women threw caution, asthma inhalers and orthopaedic inserts to the wind and formed a football (soccer) team to play in the lower division of the metropolitan league. The Mighty Bras - as the Brunswick Zebras became known - have defied the odds and their old bones ever since to prove that, well, winning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In recent years the ?body? has become one of the most popular areas of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Bodybuilding, in particular, continues to be of interest to scholars of gender, media, film, cultural studies and sociology. However, there is surprisingly little scholarship available on contemporary bodybuilding. Critical Readings... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
New technological media such as film, photography and computers have altered the way we perceive possible relations between stillness and motion in the visual arts. Traditionally, cinema theory saw cinema and especially the 'illusion of motion' as part of the ideological swindle of the basic cinematic apparatus. This collection of essays by... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99
Learn the basics of Judo with this invaluable martial arts guide. The Sport of Judo an invaluable resource for any beginning judoka or teacher, comprises a point-by-point demonstration and explanation of over 50 essential judo techniques, as practiced as the international home of judo, the Kodokan Institute in Tokyo. Judo, the "gentle way" based... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 9.99
Tai Chi Chuan: Form to Function is a detailed manual for the study of the martial techniques of tai chi chuan. It takes up where author Nigel Sutton's earlier title, Applied Tai Chi Chuan , left off, by setting out step-by-step the training exercises necessary for the mastery of tai chi chuan as a true combative art. Sutton outlines a well-defined... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 27.00
"A lot of people in the general public think female bodybuilding is gross and freaky . . . that that's not what a woman is supposed to look like." So says Michelle, a national bodybuilding judge. In fact, athletic women, especially those in sports where strength, muscle, and sweat feature prominently, are typically viewed by the public as being outside... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 8.99
This martial arts guide is an introduction to Shoto-Kan Karate, a unique Japanese style of karate. Shoto-Kan Karate is the popular ancient art of 'empty-hand' self-defense. This karate book explains and illustrates two of the major kata, or forms, in which all karate techniques are contained. The first few chapters are devoted to warm up exercises,... more...