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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... 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...
- Sports Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
The images are forever etched in the minds of Arizona basketball fans, from Miles Simon falling to the court clutching the basketball as Arizona won its first and only NCAA title in 1997, to Lute Olson?s hair being mussed in the process, to Jason Terry sleeping in his uniform for four consecutive games in the middle of all the madness. All are indelible... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 26.52
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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 27.95
If you thought the fitness craze was about being healthy, think again. Although Charles Atlas, Jack LaLanne, Jim Fixx, Jane Fonda, Richard Simmons, and Jillian Michaels might well point the way to a better body, they have done so only if their brands brought in profits. In the first book to tell the full story of the American obsession with fitness... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...