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- 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...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2009; US$ 16.99
Did you know that $1 billion are awarded in sports scholarships each year? Sports Scholarships Insider's Guide shows students that an athletic scholarship is within their grasp no matter what their sport or division. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 64.00
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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 46.00
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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 20.99
A no-holds-barred examination of the troubled relationship between college sports and higher education from a leading authority on the subject Murray Sperber turns common perceptions about big-time college athletics inside out. He shows, for instance, that contrary to popular belief the money coming in to universities from sports programs never makes... 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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.95
?For 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 32.50
Perhaps more than any other two colleges, Harvard and Yale gave form to American intercollegiate athletics--a form that was inspired by the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry overseas, and that was imitated by colleges and universities throughout the United States. Focusing on the influence of these prestigious eastern institutions, this fascinating study traces... more...