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- 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...
- 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...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 29.15
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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. The second part of the book traces the simultaneous development of physical education in different parts of the USA and Europe from... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Das Phanomen Fussball produziert mit seinen schnell wechselnden Ereignissen und Idolen fortwahrenden Diskussionsstoff und verfugt uber das Potenzial, Menschen uber alle soziale Schichten hinweg zu faszinieren. Fussball erzahlt heute globale Geschichten und inszeniert sich auf allen Kanalen als mediales Spektakel, dem (fast) keiner entkommen kann. Marcus... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School is written for all student teachers on university and school-based initial teacher education courses. It offers a wealth of tried and tested strategies together with practical activities and materials to support both your teaching and your pupils? learning. It is designed for... more...