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  • Adventure Sportsby Steve Shipside

    Infinite Ideas 2006; US$ 9.95

    Adventure sports takes an enthusiastic look at 52 different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives, Steve Shipside offers top tips on how to seek some serious new thrills. From hot-air ballooning and paragliding, to ice-diving and adventure racing, there really is an adventure... more...

  • Extreme sportsby Infinite Ideas; Steve Shipside

    Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95

    Extreme sports takes an enthusiastic look at dozens of different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives it offers top tips on how to seek some serious new thrills. From hot-air ballooning and paragliding, to ice-diving and adventure racing, there really is an extreme sport... more...

  • Parkour and the Art du déplacementby Vincent Thibault; Casey Roberts

    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...

  • Materials in Sports Equipmentby Mike Jenkins

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Extreme Sportsby Kelly Sagert

    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...

  • Higher, Further, Fasterby Stewart Ross

    Wiley 2008; US$ 27.50 US$ 24.75

    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...

  • Die Rhetorik des Spitzensportsby Johannes Heil

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Körperliche Aktion wird erst durch Kommunikation zum Sport. Das Zusammenspiel von dramaturgischen Regeln und rhetorischen Mustern konstituiert sportliches Geschehen als sinnvolles Ereignis. Auf diesem Hintergrund zeigt die vorliegende Studie die Funktion des Sportberichts für den Sport als Bedingung seiner Möglichkeit. Der Sportbericht... more...

  • Materials in Sports Equipmentby Aleksandar Subic

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 275.00

    The first volume of Materials in sports equipment has become an essential reference describing improvements in materials technology and their impact on equipment in a range of sports. This second volume combines coverage of recent developments in advanced materials and their application in a number of sports not covered in Volume one. Part one discusses... more...

  • The Art of Living Sidewaysby Sophie Friedel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 38.10

    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...

  • Sports Technology and Engineeringby Qi Luo

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 420.00

    The 2014 Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology and Engineering (STE 2014) was held in Singapore, December 8-9, 2014. STE2014 was a comprehensive conference focused on various aspects of advances in Sports Technology and Engineering. Topics covered by the contributions to this proceedings volume include but are not limited to Sports Science, Computer... more...