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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In 15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong , authors Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree apply sharp economic analysis to bust some of the most widespread urban legends about college and professional athletics. Each chapter takes apart a common misconception, showing how the assumptions behind it fail to add up. Fort and Winfree reveal how these myths perpetuate... more...
- Sports Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
Since the fighting Irish first took to the field in 1887, Notre Dame has developed an incomparable level of tradition and achievement?both on the gridiron and in the classroom. With a record ninety-six All-American players and seven Heisman Trophy winners, it?s no wonder several of Notre Dame?s stars have gone on not only to star in the NFL, but... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.44
Hauptbeschreibung Was ist Gewaltkompetenz? Die Fähigkeit, körperliche und psychische Gewalt ausüben zu können wird negativ gesehen, während die Fähigkeit, ihr zu widerstehen als eine Tugend gilt. Eine solche Bewertung ist tatsächlich nichts weiter als eine Frage der Perspektive. Individuum und Staat sind nicht identisch. Auch in demokratischen Staaten... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99
This book offers a detailed history of the sport of fell running. It also tells the stories of some of the great exponents of the sport through the ages. Many of them achieved greatness whilst still working full time in traditional jobs, a million miles away from the professionalism of other branches of athletics nowadays. The book covers the early... more...
- NewSouth 2013; US$ 24.99
Breathtakingly original, this book shows that the history of Australia can be told through a history of camping. Bill Garner reminds us that Australia was settled as a campsite - the nation was born in a tent. But while Europeans brought tents, they did not bring camping. Australia had been a camping place for millennia. And so it continued to be.... more...
- MacIntyrePurcell Publishing, Inc 2013; US$ 9.99
From current stars Jordan Eberle, Ryan Getzlaf, Jarret Stoll, and Brooks Laich to Hall of Famers and legends like Gordie Howe, Bryan Trottier, Elmer Lach, and Glenn Hall, this collection tells the personal histories of the greatest Saskatchewan hockey players. Saskatchewan produces more NHL hockey players per capita than any other place in the world,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95
Sport Pedagogy offers an essential starting point for anyone who cares about sport, education and young people. It offers invaluable theoretical and practical guidance for studying to become an effective teacher or coach, and for anyone who wants to inspire children and young people to engage in and enjoy sport for life. The book also focuses on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Originally published in 1957,the first part of this volume examines physical education in classical Greece and Imperial Rome during the first and second centuries A.D. and in Italy and England during the Renaissance. Each of these periods witnessed remarkable developments in the practice and theory of physical education: developments which still have... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
For more than a century the American farm, factory and frontier provided opportunities for physical workers to display their skill, win a bet, brag or perhaps just have some fun. Competitions that emphasized useful skills, like plowing, corn-husking, rock drilling, typesetting, and tree cutting, were common in the antebellum and post-Civil War periods,... more...