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Sports Around the World
Language: en
Pages: 1848
Authors: John Nauright, Charles Parrish
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. * Nearly 900 entries
Introduction to Sport Law With Case Studies in Sport Law-2nd Edition
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Spengler, John O., Anderson, Paul M., Connaughton, Daniel P. , Baker III, Thomas A.
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-22 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

Introduction to Sport Law With Case Studies in Sport Law, Second Edition, uses an accessible, jargon-free approach to fundamental legal issues in sport law, including liability issues, protecting legal rights, and managing risk.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance-2nd Edition
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Hoffman, Jay
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-07 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

This text contains an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise with a goal of providing practical applications to facilitate exercise prescriptions for a variety of athletes.
Routledge Handbook of Sport, Race and Ethnicity
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: John Nauright, David K Wiggins
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-13 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Few issues have engaged sports scholars more than those of race and ethnicity. Today, globalization and migration mean all major sports leagues include players from around the globe, bringing into play a complex mix of racial, ethnic, cultural, political and geographical factors. These complexities have been examined from many angles
Heroines of Sport
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jennifer Hargreaves
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Heroines of Sport looks closely at different groups of women whose stories have been excluded from previous accounts of women's sports and female heroism. It focuses on five specific groups of women from different places in the world: Black women in South Africa; Muslim women from the Middle East; Aboriginal