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Essentials of Sports Law

Outlines the American legal system and tort law as they apply to sports from high school to professional, and discusses liability, drugs, discrimination, contracts, antitrust, labor relations, violence, gambling, and other topics.

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Living with Sports Injuries

Living with Sports Injuries

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Research Methods for Sports Studies

This comprehensive, accessible and practical textbook provides a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analyzing data, to reporting the research, and is richly illustrated throughout with sport-related…

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Making Sense of Sports

This book looks at sport not just as recreation, but as an integral part of contemporary culture, with connections to industry, commerce and politics. It explores the history and theories of sport, and touches on more controversial issues.

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Youth Sports: participation, trainability and readiness,

Participation in sports is a major feature of daily living for children and adolescents in many countries of the world. Structures of organized programs vary within and among countries. Likewise, sport offerings and values attached to these sports vary with cultural context. Sport is also a primary source of physical activity for many children and…

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Sports Illustrated Kids Top Dogs, Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports

From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids’ editors comes one of the most playful – and visually funny – sports titles ever produced. Top Dogs – Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current…

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Sports

What words best describe this sports-related anthology? Touchdown, home run, goal, gold medal! Fans will have fun testing their smarts on brain-challengers like these: What was the first wild-card team to win the World Series: Anaheim Angels, San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, or Florida Marlins? How many NHL seasons did Bobby Orr stay healthy…

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Sports, The Ultimate Teen Guide

Sports: The Ultimate Teen Guide looks at a wide variety of topics related to high school sports—everything from choosing a sport to preparing to play at the college level. This book provides up-to-date information on sports-related issues, practical tips, and valuable resources for high school athletes of all levels, from freshman novices to highly competitive…

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Sports, From Ancient Olympics to the Champions League

This series investigates different topics, following their development over time. A central timeline chart progress through the centuries while additional geographical information presents a global perspective.

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Sports Media, Transformation, Integration, Consumption

Looking toward a future with increasingly hybridized media offerings, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines sports media scholarship and its role in facilitating understanding of the increasingly complex world of sports media. Acknowledging that consumer demand for sports media content has influenced nearly every major technology innovation of the past several decades, chapters included herein…