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- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 42.00
Big-time college sports embodies the ideals of amateurism and provides an important complement to university education. Or so its apologists would have us believe. As Andrew Zimbalist shows in this unprecedented analysis, college sports is really a massively commercialized industry based on activities that are often irrelevant and even harmful to... 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...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.31
Hauptbeschreibung . manche konnten wegen der Wunden, die sie empfangen hatten, andere vor Erschöpfung den Kampf nicht mehr fortsetzen, wieder andere waren im Verlauf des Gefechtes von ihren Gegnern entwaffnet worden. Gab ein Gladiator auf, so stoppte der Schiedsrichter den Kampf und fiel dem Sieger in den Arm. Nun kam es zu dem Akt, der die eigentliche... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 26.25
Le sport s'impose partout et façonne l'espace à sa manière. Cet ouvrage s'intéresse, d'une part, à l'impact du sport en milieu urbain et, d'autre part, à la justification d'une aide publique et aux impacts directs et indirects des franchises professionnelles sur les villes. 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00
The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration provides a practical and informative resource for athletics administration, recreation, and fitness practitioners of all levels in both 2 and 4-year institutions, public and private. It is also a resource for graduate students and faculty in sports management programs with an emphasis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Find out how—and why—sports can help you better understand your students Because participation in sports is an integral part of the educational experience for students in both public and private schools, it?s essential that school psychologists and counselors have a solid foundation to help ensure the well-being of student-athletes. School Sport Psychology... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 14.95
Jerry Reynolds is an icon as the man behind the Sacramento Kings. As we are taken through his career, he captures the ups, downs, and evolution of the team he has been a part of from the very beginning. more...
- 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...