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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
Politics is nothing new to Washington, D.C., even in the arena marked with base paths and outfield grass. The stadium for the expansion Washington Nationals baseball team cost over $600 million and while opponents decried the waste of taxpayer money, supporters promised the stadium would stimulate economic development. Land swaps, closed-door deals,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 77.99
This is the first applied handbook for practitioners who want to help patients begin and maintain an exercise program as a lifestyle change. Mental health practitioners (MHPs) often earn a trust that not many other professionals do with their patients. It is with this trust that MHPs are able to encourage and help their clients begin a healthy... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 16.95
Join the Hottest Trend in Fitness Would you like a firmer, sexier body in just 6 weeks? Who wouldn't! With this book, you'll learn how to use the fitness ball for amazing results in only 30 minutes a day. Exercise balls are not only fun, they're also fast becoming the hottest trend in fitness, but few people know how to use them beyond basic abdominal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00
In Renaissance Europe, when 'leisure classes' used social gathering to define civility and the commercialization of leisure was beginning, the human need for recreation became a cultural topos. The book explores the vocabulary of play and games; the spectrum of leisure activities, often gender-specific or appropriate to particular social groups; the... 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 2014; US$ 54.95
Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a completely new kind of resource for students and practitioners working in physical education or youth sport. The book consists of 20 richly described cases of individual young learners, each written by a team of authors with diverse expertise from across the sport, exercise and movement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a research question qualitative approaches quantitative approaches... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
Explores the lives and careers of physical education teachers from two perspectives. Firstly, teachers' life-stories illustrate how eight teachers became involved with sport, how they entered the physical education profession, why they developed particular teaching philosophies, and how they have tried to progress in their teaching careers. Secondly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Roland Auguet examines the Roman taste for blood and considers what the games, that strange combination of Cruelty and Civilization , reveal about the Roman mentality. He shows how the great spectacles became a part of city life - they were awaited with impatience, everyone discussed them, some applauded the action in the arena, while others booed... more...