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The Sports Process, A Comparative and Developmental Approach

The Sports Processuses a historical/developmental approach to explore the development of sport, its international diffusion, and ongoing changes in sport around the world. Thirteen international leaders in the sociology of sport study sport beginning with the ancient world and progressing through the end of the cold war. They examine how sport development is affected by…

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Golf, Four Decades of Sports Illustrated’s Finest Writing on the Game of Golf

Twenty-five stories from Sports Illustrated grouped under Majors, Players, Courses, In the Rough, They Also Serve, and The Game.

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Notational Analysis of Sport

Notational analysis systems are used by the coach and sports scientist to gather objective data on the performance of athletes whether it be on tactics, technique, movement or work-rates during competition. This book explores the principles behind

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Labor Relations in Professional Sports

For all the billions of dollars the sports industry generates, its labor laws and negotiations are still relatively new, and their impact is only beginning to be felt. Labor Relations in Professional Sports offers a step-by-step examination of how these new management-player relationships have come about and what they may portend for the future. In…

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Labor Relations in Professional Sports

For all the billions of dollars the sports industry generates, its labor laws and negotiations are still relatively new, and their impact is only beginning to be felt. Labor Relations in Professional Sports offers a step-by-step examination of how these new management-player relationships have come about and what they may portend for the future. In…

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Human Performance, Efficiency and Improvements in Sports, Exercise and Fitness

Human Performance

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Labor Relations in Professional Sports

For all the billions of dollars the sports industry generates, its labor laws and negotiations are still relatively new, and their impact is only beginning to be felt. Labor Relations in Professional Sports offers a step-by-step examination of how these new management-player relationships have come about and what they may portend for the future. In…

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Combat Sports in the Ancient World, Competition, Violence, and Culture

A comprehensive study of the practice of combat sports in the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome and the Near East.

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Science and Racket Sports

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Mathematics and Sports

“Some scientists claim that strong tobacco and spirits clear the head and spur creativity. It would be well, however, to try other means: to exercise, jog, swim, or learn to play games like tennis, basketball, badminton, volleyball, and so on…[N]ot only checkers, chess, cards, or billiards are a source of interesting problems. Other sports provide…