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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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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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Rules for New York Sports Fans

Rule No. 1: Buy This Book! New Yorkers who root for both the Yankees and Mets? Fughedaboutit! And what about those fans who move to another city and adopt the team of the town they move to? And to anyone who actually leaves early after coming late to a New York game like those wussies…

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Scientific books

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

The popularity of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which consists primarily of repeated bursts of high-intensity exercise, continues to soar because its effectiveness and efficiency have been proven in use by both elite athletes and general fitness enthusiasts. Surprisingly, few resources have attempted to explain both the science behind the HIIT movement and its sport-specific application…

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Fans, How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding

The New York Times bestselling author of Real Food/Fake Food delivers a short, highly entertaining volume that uses cutting-edge research into sports fandom to show us why being a fan is good for us individually and is a force for positive change in our society. There are thousands of books about sports. This book is…

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Expert Performance in Sports, Advances in Research on Sport Expertise

Grade level: 10, 11, 12, i, s, t.

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Sports Coaching Concepts, A Framework for Coaches’ Behaviour

Coaching is a central issue in sport at all levels. This text offers a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual issues that underpin sports coaching practice and provides a complete conceptual framework for understanding sports coaching.

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Paradoxes of Youth and Sport

Highlights the practical benefits and the many problems of youth and sports in the United States.

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The Business of Sports

The book covers professional, Olympic and collegiate sports and each chapter has a fully developed introduction to explaine the relevance of the articles to be presented.