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Professionalism in sports. Professional sports (General)

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Careers for Sports Nuts & Other Athletic Typesby Wm. Ray Heitzmann

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 18.00 US$ 14.76

    The inspiring Careers for You series shows career explorers how to examine the job market through the unique lens of their own interests--and find new happiness in the workplace. Vital information on each job includes: The latest data on training and education Stories of success from each field Advice on assessing job skills and marketing them... more...

  • Opportunities in Sports and Fitness Careersby Wm. Ray Heitzmann

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 18.00 US$ 14.76

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cash and Carryby Jim Reisler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    C.C."Cash and Carry" Pyle made several fortunes representing professional football and tennis players--before losing everything and disappearing into history's dustbin. This work reevaluates Pyle's fast life and times while analyzing his extraordinary and enduring legacy. In 1925, Pyle rocked the sports world by inducing Red Grange... 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...