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- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00
Improvements in materials technology have made a significant impact on sporting performance in recent years. Advanced materials and novel processing methods have enabled the development of new types of equipment with enhanced properties, as well as improving the overall design of sporting goods. The interdependence between material technology and design,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.85
Sie springen über Häuserschluchten, hangeln sich an Wänden entlang und überwinden scheinbar mühelos alle Hindernisse, die sich ihnen im Raum entgegenstellen. Traceure haben in den letzten Jahren mit ihren meist spektakulären, stets unkonventionellen Bewegungen ihre Praxis Parkour ins urbane und mediale Blickfeld gerückt. Doch geht es bei dieser jüngsten... more...
- Baraka Books 2013; US$ 16.99
Parkour, the art of displacement, or freerunning?whatever the name, this new discipline born in the Paris suburbs is rapidly being adopted by people throughout the world. Not satisfied to suffer through urban life, these athletic artists or artistic athletes want to thrive in it, all the while earning dignity by daringly reappropriating three fundamental... more...
- RISING STARS UK LTD 2006; US$ 6.99
Download is a series of books for older pupils with a low reading ability. This series of readers uses extreme sports, fast cars and popular culture as a theme to turn reluctant and less able teenagers back to reading. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 77.00
Students and extreme sport enthusiasts will not only learn about the sports themselves, but also about the techniques, innovations, engineering, and physics behind them. How do ice yachters achieve speeds of up to 150 MPH? What does take to become a pro snowboarder? Other parts of the encyclopedia highlight key areas of study, such as extreme sports... more...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 14.95
Whether you?re a longtime outdoorsperson looking to get your kids involved in the activities you loved B.C. (Before Children), or have no outdoor experience but want to enjoy a new sport alongside your children, Extreme Kids will take the whole family on an adventure. Learn the basics of outdoor sports, some extreme (whitewater rafting, kiteboarding,... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 17.17
Parkour, eine aus Frankreich kommende junge Bewegungskultur, verfolgt das Ziel, möglichst effizient von einem Punkt A zu einem Punkt B zu gelangen. Dabei werden im schnellen Lauf fließend Hindernisse überwunden. Hieraus entwickelte sich das parallel existierende Freerunning. Hierbei geht es darum, möglichst kreative, außergewöhnliche, fließende akrobatische... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 59.99
Sophie Friedel explores the action of skateboarding in her book as a way to escape cycles of despair, not only in war torn environments and regions affected by poverty. The author critically reflects on her involvements of teaching skateboarding in Afghanistan within the context of youth empowerment and peace work. By way of personal experiences,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00
It is only through communication that physical activity becomes sport. Sport as anactivity becomes a meaningful event through the interplay of dramaturgical rules and rhetorical patterns. Working from this point of departure, this study reveals how the sports report serves to realize the possibilities of sport. The sports report tells... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 27.50
Sport is undergoing a global technological revolution. Year on year, records are smashed, equipment gets more sophisticated, facilities improve almost beyond recognition. These changes are impacting on all areas of sport, from shoes to cycles and stadia. Is this making sport more exciting for participants and spectators? Or are talent and determination... more...