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  • Sportsby Ferguson Publishing Company

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.94

    Features: Athletic trainers; Groundskeepers; Professional athletes; Sports broadcasters; Sports coaches; Sports executives; Sports physicians and surgeons; Sports statisticians; Sports writers; and, Umpires and referees. more...

  • Career Opportunities in the Sports Industryby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 59.40

    From Little League to the national senior games, Americans young and old enjoy sports, whether as competitors or fans. For those who want to make their career in sports, the industry offers diverse opportunities in areas such as business, fitness, coaching, health care, journalism, and much more. Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Fourth... more...

  • The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sportsby Belinda Wheaton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports ? parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others ? and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ?sport? and physical culture. Drawing on a series of in-depth, empirical case-studies, the book offers a re-evaluation... more...

  • Tales from the Sacramento Kings Locker Roomby Jerry Reynolds; Don Drysdale; Grant Napear

    Sports Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    Jerry Reynolds was country before country was cool. He also was part of the Sacramento Kings before that was cool. 2015 marks the team?s 30th season in California?s capital, and Jerry has been there from the start. Quietly, he has been instrumental in the team?s growth from a shoestring operation that couldn?t compete to a model NBA franchise that... more...

  • Life Story Research in Sportby Kitrina Douglas; David Carless

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first book-length study of its kind, Kitrina Douglas and David... more...

  • Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2013by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2012; US$ 349.99

    A complete market research guide to the business side of sports, teams, marketing and equipment ? a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Features trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Includes profiles of the world?s top 350 sports industry firms and organizations, containing addresses,... more...

  • Lifting the Cupby Mark Metcalf; David Wood

    Wharncliffe 2010; US$ 8.99

    This is the first detailed account of Barnsley Football Club's most illustrious and successful period. Between 1910 and 1912 'Battling Barnsley' won their way through to the FA Cup Final, then the most prestigious football tournament in the world, on not one but two occasions and capped things off by beating West Bromwich Albion in the... more...

  • Amateurism in Sportby Lincoln Allison

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    We often decry "amateurism", yet one can do things "for the love of it" rather than for money. It can also show that an economic system which has more voluntary, unpaid activity is a more efficient system. This work examines amateurism's rationale, its history, ethics and economics. more...

  • Vermarktung von Sportveranstaltungenby Felicitas Schlepper

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 54.99

    ?In der Literatur werden Individualsportarten, wie der klassische Marathonlauf, bisher wenig betrachtet und ihre Erfolgsfaktoren nur begrenzt untersucht. Felicitas Schlepper untersucht, welche Erfolgsfaktoren für die Vermarktung von Sportveranstaltungen definiert sind und entwickelt ein Erfolgsmodell zur Vermarktung des Münster-Marathons. Die empirische... more...