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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 101.08
This multidisciplinary examination of the four major professional sports leagues in the USA?football, basketball, ice hockey, and baseball?analyzes the leagues? long-term competitive advantage from economic, political, and strategic management perspectives. 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...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 77.00
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.... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 48.29
?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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 87.00
Operating behind a veil of amateurism, the NCAA and collegiate athletic departments oversee big business sports programs. These entities generate revenues comparable to professional sports, practice and play in facilities that rival those found in professional sports, and pay their top coaches salaries comparable to the salaries paid to coaches of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Of all aspects of Roman culture, the gladiatorial contests for which the Romans built their amphitheatres are at once the most fascinating and the most difficult for us to come to terms with. They have been seen variously as sacrifices to the gods or, at funerals, to the souls of the deceased; as a mechanism for introducing young Romans to the horrors... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
Praise for The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration " The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration provides insiders' in-depth and firsthand perspectives on issues in the contemporary professional administration of intercollegiate athletics and recreation, as well as practical solutions to these issues.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to 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 interest in youth... more...