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Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations
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|May 11, 2017

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The third edition of Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to governance and policy development, and it looks at the structure and function…
Managing Sport Development: An International Approach
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|February 25, 2016

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Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond…
A Contemporary History Of Women's Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850-1960

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This book is an historical survey of women¿s sport from 1850-1960. It looks at some of the more recent methodological approaches to writing sports history and raises questions about how the history of women¿s sport has so far been shaped by…
Health And Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport A Healthy Pursuit?

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Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental…
Gamemasters of the World: A Chronicle of Sport Hunting and Conservation

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Here is how Chris Klineburger and his brothers teamed up with President Eisenhower’s People-To-People Sports Mission to bring people of the world together. Read about how Chris lived with the Eskimos and trekked across parts of Afghanistan, Mongolia, Nepal,…
Talent Identification And Development In Sport: International Perspectives

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Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and…
Sports And Christianity: Historical And Contemporary Perspectives

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This interdisciplinary text examines the sports-Christianity interface from Protestant and Catholic perspectives. In addition to a "systematic review of literature," field-pioneering contributors such as Michael Novak, Shirl Hoffman, Joseph Price and Robert Higgs…
Pay Dirt: The Business of Professional Team Sports

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Why would a Japanese millionaire want to buy the Seattle Mariners baseball team, when he has admitted that he has never played in or even seen a baseball game? Cash is the answer: major league baseball, like professional football, basketball, and hockey, is now…
'Race' and Sport: Critical Race Theory
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|September 10, 2008

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Critical Race Theory provides a framework for exploring racism in society, taking into account the role of institutions and drawing on the experiences of those affected. Applied to the world of sport, this framework can reveal the underlying social mores and…
Sport Development: Policy, Process And Practice, Third Edition
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|May 3, 2013

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At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed,…
In Pursuit of Excellence: A Student Guide to Elite Sports Development

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Competitive sport is today about winning and training to win. Many athletes are professionals, with careers managed by teams of specialist staff working towards the ultimate goal of world-class, medal-winning performances. This entry-level text offers new…
Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports
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|July 16, 2007

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With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source…