Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press
This new student textbook explores the history and meaning of the modern Olympic Games, providing a comprehensive overview of 'Olympism' from the Ancient Greeks origins through to the beginnings of the International Olympic Committee.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge
This volume is a significant contribution to the study of contemporary European culture. It explores the political, social and aesthetic impact of modern sport on the Northern European Nordic communities. Its concern is the relationship between Nordic culture, Nordic nations, changing Nordic attitudes to time, space and the body and
Authors: Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-05 - Publisher: Routledge
The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original