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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Beginning with prehumans running down prey, this book describes how ancient, medieval and modern runners have come to run ever faster. Writers of antiquity left few detailed accounts of running but in the early 1800s detailed accounts of running feats and matches appeared in newspapers, journals and books. Nineteenth century pioneers like George Seward,... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 13.02
Kaum eine Sportart ist so vielfältig und hat so viele Disziplinen wie die Leichtathletik. Hier kannst du in unterschiedlichen Wettbewerben draußen auf der Sportanlage oder in der Halle Laufen, Springen und Werfen. Am Anfang lernst du alles kennen und probierst dich überall aus. Erst später erkennst du dann, wo deine Stärken sind und wie du dich spezialisieren... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 26.05
Zur Elite im Sport zu gehören ist ein Privileg. Aber es ist nichts Exklusives, wenn man es nicht zu nutzen versteht. Von Läufern und ihren Trainern, die zu Weltrekorden und Olympia-Siegen bzw. vergleichbar hohen Leistungen in der Lage waren, wurde im Nachhinein meist bekannt, dass Sie immer auch außergewöhnlich trainiert haben. Neues wagen, Veränderungen... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 30.38
Beijing 2008, the 100 metres final: Usain Bolt slows down, beats his chest, metres clear of his nearest rival, his face filled with the euphoria of a young man utterly in thrall to his extraordinary physical talent. It is one of the greatest sporting moments. It is just the beginning. Of the ten fastest 100-metres times in history, eight belong... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 7.99
This is the story of one athlete of the 20th century and a record of the changing world of athletics during that period. It has been written because of the vast changes in sport, and athletics in particular, over a period of fifty or more years. There have been many changes but very few have brought about higher standards. Stanley Edward Eldon was... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 10.19
Although running is becoming one of the most popular sports, learning to run properly can take time, energy and consistency. You need to do it regularly to become good at it and until you have achieved a certain level of competence, it is unlikely that you will enjoy it very much, or for very long. For many runners physical and mental barriers can... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 134.95
This volume focuses on the issues African American males face not only as participants in athletic competition as student-athletes but also as coaches, administrators, and academic support staff. It will serve as a valuable resource for educational policy makers, especially athletic association personnel (i.e. NCAA), and other constituents. more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 24.78
The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of some of the world's leading coaches and sport science professionals, the book presents a detailed analysis of the latest evidence and explores... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 8.99
Tricurious tells Laura?s and Katie?s story with energy and humour. Filled with anecdotes and advice about the trials and tribulations of preparing for a triathlon, this inspiring book will answer your questions and leave you curious to experience the joy (and pain) of swim, bike, run. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 14.95
At the 1936 Olympics, against a backdrop of swastikas and goose-stepping storm troopers, an African-American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four gold medals and single-handedly demonstrated that Hitler?s myth of Aryan supremacy was a lie. The story of Jesse Owens at the Berlin games is that of an athletic performance that transcends sports.... more...