Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies 12th Edition
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Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies 12th Edition

Probably only 1 of the 2 or 3 textbooks I've read so far in college. The author has some really good points & its easy to comprehend even if you don't have a Sociology background. Thoroughly enjoyed this paired with the class I took. Came in good shape, going to send back soon.

Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice
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Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice

Mental health within elite sport has traditionally been ignored, but recent research has shown that competitive sport can at times seriously undermine mental health and that athletes are exposed to specific stressors that hinder their mental health optimisation. Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport provides an indispensable guide for researchers and practitioners wanting to understand and implement sport-based interven...

Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance, 7th Edition
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Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance, 7th Edition

Applied Sport Psychology was written to introduce readers to psychological theories and techniques that can be used to enhance performance and personal growth of sport participants from youth to elite levels. The four-part organization covers learning, motivation, and social interaction; mental training for performance enhancement; implementing training programs; and enhancing health and well-being. This edition reflects the latest r...

Focused for Rugby (Focused for Sport)
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Focused for Rugby (Focused for Sport)

"Focused for Rugby is a great asset for coaches at all levels of the game. It offers a coach-friendly guide toward the understanding of psychology. In particular, it teaches you how to apply the principles to both training and competition to improve your players. Just as important, the exercises provided in this book will allow you to monitor the progress of your players over the course of the rugby season."

Fußballwelten: Zum Verhältnis von Sport, Politik, Ökonomie und Gesellschaft
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Fußballwelten: Zum Verhältnis von Sport, Politik, Ökonomie und Gesellschaft

1 Exemplarisch nachgezeichnet smd diese bisherigen Erfahrungen bel Buss u.a. (2000). 2 Wenn hier von "Legitimität" bzw. "Illegitimität" gesprochen wird, dann Ist dies nIcht Im Sinne emer mdivldualmoralischen KategOrie gememt. sondern als eme KategOrie der Sy- stemabgrenzung Im Sinne von: verträglich bzw. unverträglich mit der autonomen kulturellen Eigengesetzlichkeit der Sinnsphäre des Sports. 3 Durch die gleichermaßen starken Tenden...

Child's Play: Sport in Kids' Worlds
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Child's Play: Sport in Kids' Worlds

"Messner and Musto have pulled together a powerful collection of essays that offer panoramic insight and riveting detail. The voices of kids are truly revelatory and powerfully demonstrate children’s cultural fluency within the constraints of age and other inequities. Child’s Play is a rare achievement that centers kids’ experience in sports while using it as a crucial prism onto other major sociological projects."

Creative approaches to physical education: Helping Children Achieve Their True Potential
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Creative approaches to physical education

Creative Approaches to Physical Education provides guidance on how to develop innovative new approaches to the delivery of each area of the National Curriculum for PE at Key Stages 2 and 3.   The ideas have all been successfully developed in schools where every child has been encouraged to find success and to express themselves in new ways that surprise and delight teachers. Pupils feel ownership of their learning and pride in t...

Three Sheets to the Wind: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions
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Three Sheets to the Wind

Three Sheets to the Wind is a first-rate book, chockablock with the nautical origins of many colloquial expressions used today. Don't miss the boat! It's a fun read and a great gift for seafaring friends and landlubbers alike--by and large, anyone with a love for language. (Can you find the five nautical expressions in this review? If not, you need to read this book!)