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  • Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2016by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2015; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett'S Sports Industry Almanac 2016 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 350 Companies in Sports and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term. Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics &Bull;Industry Associations... more...

  • The London Olympics and Urban Developmentby Gavin Poynter; Valerie Viehoff; Yang Li

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Government and event organisers... more...

  • The Jewish Olympicsby Ron Kaplan; Ira Berkow

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99

    Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the ?Jewish Olympics,? as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut... more...

  • Managing Elite Sport Systemsby Svein S. Andersen; Barrie Houlihan; Lars Tore Ronglan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly funded elite sports strategies which provide specialist... more...

  • Ultimate Olympic Weightliftingby Dave Randolph

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    ACHIEVE OLYMPIC STRENGTH Every four years, the world?s most powerful athletes showcase their amazing abilities at the Olympics. This book takes you step by step through the same primary lifts, assistance movements and training techniques used by these high-level athletes to help you build explosive strength, power and speed. By following the... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movementby John Grasso; Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 169.99

    This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of The Olympic Movement covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about The Olympic Movement. more...

  • Datenschutzrechtliche Konflikte im Anti-Doping-Systemby Sabrina Neuendorf

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 55.54

    Zur Ermöglichung umfassender unangekündigter Dopingkontrollen müssen deutsche Spitzensportler ihre täglichen Aufenthaltsdaten in einem zentralen webbasierten Meldesystem (ADAMS) hinterlegen. Die Sammlung, Speicherung, Nutzung und weltweite Weitergabe dieser Daten steht im nationalen und internationalen Kontext vor einer Vielzahl rechtlicher Probleme... more...

  • Brian Johnstonby Tim Heald

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    Description How did it work, exactly, that Johnners magic? Brian Johnston was arguably the most distinctive and best loved voice in British broadcasting. Elder statesman of the Test Match Special team, he was also Britain’s most entertaining commentator with an irrepressible and infectious sense of humour. Johnners also had an enviable... more...

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environmentby Jonathan M. Casper; Michael E. Pfahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday business. Sport Management and the Natural Environment... more...

  • Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Eventsby Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world?s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the country to its own unique modernity. But alongside... more...