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  • Bigger Faster Strongerby R. Gregory Shepard

    Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 21.95

    Bigger Faster Stronger is now bigger and better than ever! This second edition presents the most popular strength training system for today?s high school and college athletes. Establish the solid foundation you need to compete successfully and advance your athletic career. more...

  • College Athletes for Hireby ALLEN SACK; ELLEN STAUROWSKY

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 98.00

    Many books have been written on the evils of commercialism in college sport, and the hypocrisy of payments to athletes from alumni and other sources outside the university. Almost no attention, however, has been given to the way that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has embraced professionalism through its athletic scholarship policy. Because... more...

  • Unpaid Professionalsby Andrew Zimbalist

    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...

  • Key Themes in Youth Sportby Ken Green

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read reference-style guide to the core concepts in the study of young people?s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this book reflects the multi-disciplinary... more...

  • ACC Basketballby J. Samuel Walker

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. In ACC Basketball , J. Samuel Walker traces the traditions and the dramatic changes that occurred both on and off the court during the conference's rise to a preeminent position... more...

  • Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equalityby Gregory J Kaliss

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    College sports have provided a compelling means to discuss issues regarding racial equality and fairness in American life. As previously-white institutions of higher learning gradually (and grudgingly) opened their playing fields to African-American athletes in men's basketball and football, black and white spectators interpreted mixed-race team... more...

  • Emperors and Gladiatorsby Thomas Wiedemann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Wiedemann presents an original and comprehensive study of the changing significance of gladiatoral contests to Roman culture. more...