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  • Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary Schoolby Susan Capel; Margaret Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Praise for previous editions: 'A wealth of advice on generic aspects of teaching and learning in Physical Education ...The accessibility of the text, and constant reference to ways of adapting suggestions to different situations, make this book particularly "user-friendly" and suitable for student-teachers in diverse settings' ? European Physical... more...

  • The Temple of Perfectionby Eric Chaline

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 30.00

    These days there is only one right answer when someone asks you what you are doing after work. Hitting the gym! With an explosion of apps, clothing, devices, and countless DVDs, fitness has never felt more modern, and the gym is its holy laboratory, alive with machinery, sweat, and dance music. But we are far from the first to pursue bodily perfection?the... more...

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Educationby Kimberly L. Oliver; David Kirk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of physical activity, and suffering negative consequences... more...

  • The Way of the Athleteby Rob Pate

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    There comes a time in every competitive athlete?s life when the cheering stops and it?s time to move on to other pursuits. Written by a former Division 1 football player and Academic All-American, The Way of the Athlete argues that sports prepares athletes for this transition by instilling qualities that contribute to academic, business, and personal... more...

  • Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Bodyby Bruce Lee; John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Learn the secrets to obtaining Bruce Lee's astounding physique with this insightful martial arts training book. The Art of Expressing the Human Body , a title coined by Bruce Lee himself to describe his approach to martial arts, documents the techniques he used so effectively to perfect his body for superior health and muscularity. Beyond his... more...

  • Mercy!by Curt Smith

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50

    The Green Monster. The Triangle. Pesky?s Pole. They are but a few of the defining features of Fenway Park, home base for legions of devoted Red Sox fans. Now, a hundred years after Fenway first opened its gates, Mercy! tells the park?s history through Red Sox radio and TV announcers recalling and commemorating the American institution. Mercy! ... more...

  • Paleo Workouts For Dummiesby Kellyann Petrucci; Patrick Flynn

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Paleo workouts that are heavy on results—and low on equipment investment Paleo Workouts For Dummies offers a program of back-to-the-Stone-Age exercises with specially designed workouts that burn fat, fight disease, and increase energy. The paleo workouts found in this step-by-step guide, promote sound activities with a strong emphasis on... more...

  • Developing Personal, Social and Moral Education through Physical Educationby Anthony Laker

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Personal, social and moral development through physical education and sport is a relatively under-researched area. Most teaching concentrates on the performance aspect of physical education, while the National Curriculum requires teachers to address a number of 'non-physical' outcomes such as learning rules, teamwork, cooperation and competition.... more...

  • Sites of Sportby John Bale; Patricia Vertinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The study of built environments such as gymnasiums, football stadiums, swimmimg pools and skating rinks provides unique information about the historical enclosure of the gendered and sexualised body, the body's capabilities, needs and desires. It illuminates the tensions between the globalising tendencies of sport and the importance of local culture... more...

  • The Diamond in the Bronxby Neil J. Sullivan

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.72

    No sport has mattered more to Americans than baseball--and no team has had a greater impact on baseball than the New York Yankees. Now Neil Sullivan delivers a narrative worthy of his fabled subject, in this marvelous history of Yankee Stadium. Fans have a box-seat at the Stadium's first Opening Day: The stunning visual impact of the baseball's first... more...