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Sports from Hell, My Search for the World’s Dumbest Competition

A popular sports columnist searches for the most absurd sporting event on the planet, looking at such gems as chess boxing, the rock-paper-scissors championship, the illegal world of jart throwing, bull poker, and other competitions of questionable value.

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The Greatest Moments in Sports, Upsets and Underdogs

A new collection from a New York Times best-selling author presents some of the greatest upsets and underdogs in sports history. Includes a CD.

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The Coaching Process, A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach

This title develops an ‘athlete-centred approach’ to sports coaching, which allows athletes to take ownership of their learning, strengthening their ability to retain key skills and to make effective decisions during competition.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here This is a comprehensive and accessible text on exercise and sport psychology for students on sport science/sport and exercise science degrees. It adopts an integrated, thematic approach and covers all the required theory, concepts and research, accompanied by case studies to illustrate the applied nature of the material…

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Sport Marketing

img border=”0″ src=”http://www.uk.sagepub.com/repository/binaries/img/e-inspection-icon.gif” alt=”Request an e-Inspection Copy” width=”75″ height=”20″ This is a highly accessible text that provides detailed coverage of the key concepts, ideas, principles and techniques of sport marketing. It combines clear and concise explanations with applied case studies, supported by clear objectives, learning activities and points for reflection. UK-based examples are used throughout…

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The Big Three’s Takeover of Sport

In the The “Big-Three’s” Takeover of Sport, Dr. Zeigler argues that such a take-over of competitive sport by capitalism, nationalism, and democracy has become a very serious problem that gradually became a crisis as the twentieth century wore on. The main purpose of this book-to show that the “commandeering,” or take-over, of sport by the…

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Sports, Webster’s Unabridged Bibliography (1635-Modern Times)

Compared to others, Webster’s bibliographies are considered the most comprehensive and thorough in their breadth. They cover all usage domains and subject areas including social sciences (linguistics, history, geography, economics, sociology, political science), business, computer science, literature, law, medicine, psychology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and other physical sciences. This bibliography represents the largest compilation of…

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Sports Photography, How to Capture Action and Emotion

Seasoned sports photographer Peter Skinner uses 211 stunning examples from the work of Walter Ioss, Ben Chen, Bob Gomel, Duane Hart, Mark Johnson, and six other renowned photographers—as well as his personal archives—to show exactly how to take great action photos. Whether the subject is baseball or basketball, rock climbing or golf, kayaking or soccer…

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Torkildsen’s Sport and Leisure Management

Rev. ed. of: Leisure and recreation management, 2005.

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Where Cleveland Played, Sports Shrines from League Park to the Coliseum

These shrines, now gone save for League Park’s crumbling remnants, hosted American sports heroes and icons, rock legends and hockey stars. Babe Ruth launched his 500th home run at League Park, where Indians great Bob Feller, all cleft chin and leg kick, debuted. A young and seemingly weightless Michael Jordan sunk the Cavs and Craig…