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Sports Psychology. First Edition

Sports Psychology. First Edition

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Sports, Facts at Your Fingertips

The ultimate e-guide to more than 120 sports, from soccer to mountain biking. Ever wonder which is the oldest sport? Or how the Olympics came into being? Are sports the same as games? What does a midfielder do in soccer? What are bogeys, eagles, and birdies in golf? The answers to all these questions and…

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Sports in America, 1920-1939

Recounts sports highlights from 1920 to 1939, covering historical high points, scandals, records, and championships.

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Sports Journalism, A Practical Introduction

Phil Andrews has written a timely and engaging book designed to meet the requirements of the growing number of courses on sports journalism. This text provides both a contextual and practical overview of sports journalism, including the organization and interdependence of broadcast, print, and digital media; how media coverage of sport is structured and prioritized;…

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Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness

Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness

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Sports Law

A clear and rigorous introduction to the fascinating area of sports law, providing a solid grasp of the necessary legal principles and examining the way that the law has become a means of regulating modern sport at both the professional and amateur levels.

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Sport, A Critical Sociology

Presenting a critical sociological interpretation of modern sport, this work gives a cogent examination of a range of widely taught sociological theories and issues, including functionalism, Weberian sociology, Marxism, postmodernism and globalization.

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Sports Law

Sport plays a large part in modern Australian society and culture. As professionalism has developed, those involved with sport, be they players, managers, administrators or supporters, are increasingly looking to the law to protect their rights and resolve their problems. This textbook examines all the various principles of law, including tort and criminal liability, taxation,…

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The Sociology of Sports, An Introduction

Ranging widely in its scope, this sociological exploration emphasizes the positive aspects of sports in analyzing how they affect and are affected by the mores, values, and general culture of a nation. It provides a thorough study of the relationships between sports and such societal forces as violence, gender, race, religion, mass media, economics and…

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Sports

Examines the equipment, rules, and background of many different team, target, and court sports, including soccer, rugby, Gaelic football, softball, cricket, ice hockey, table tennis, archery, and pool.