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Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Co-Founder
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Co-Founder
by Kenny Moore
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Bowerman and the Men of Oregon No man has affected more runners in more ways than Bill Bowerman. During his 24-year tenure as track coach at the University of Oregon, he won four national team titles and his athletes set 13 world and 22 American... (read more)

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The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It
The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It
by Neal Bascomb
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There was a time when running the mile in four minutes was believed to be beyond the limits of human foot speed, and in all of sport it was the elusive holy grail. In 1952, after suffering defeat at the Helsinki Olympics, three world-class runners each... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Track and Field (2ND 99 Edition)
Fundamentals of Track and Field (2ND 99 Edition)
by Gerald A. Carr
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Teaching correct techniques in track and field can be a challenge, especially for less experienced coaches and physical educators. The broad range of knowledge required to teach and coach so many varied events makes track and field one of the most... (read more)

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Four Minute Mile (04 Edition)
Four Minute Mile (04 Edition)
by Bannister
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All sports have pivotal moments, single events that change perceptions forever after. For the sport of running, such a moment occurred on a blustery May afternoon in 1954, when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile. This is the story of that epic... (read more)

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Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine
Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine
by Tom Jordan
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Steve Prefontaine The story of America's greatest running legend. For five years, no American runner could beat him at any distance over a mile. But at the age of 24, with his best years still ahead, long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine finally lost... (read more)

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The Competitive Runner's Handbook: The Bestselling Guide to Running 5ks Through Marathons
The Competitive Runner's Handbook: The Bestselling Guide to Running 5ks Through Marathons
by Bob Glover
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For both runners entering that first neighborhood race and elite marathoners, trainers Bob and Shelly-lynn Florence Glover's completely revised guide is the book on training to compete. A book that's already sold close to 200,000 copies, The Competitive... (read more)

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Winning Jumps and Pole Vault
Winning Jumps and Pole Vault
by Ed Jacoby
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The world's top track and field coaches. The world's top track and field resource. Long jump, triple jump, high jump, and pole vault. From techniques and training to strategy and mental preparation, Winning Jumps and Pole Vault is the only book that... (read more)

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Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Cofounder
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: The Story of Oregon's Legendary Coach and Nike's Cofounder
by Kenny Moore
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KENNY MOORE, who trained with Bill Bowerman at the University of Oregon, is a two-time Olympic marathoner and former senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He cowrote and coproduced teh movie Without Limits, based on the life and tragic early death... (read more)

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The Dirtiest Race in History: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the Olympic 100m Final
The Dirtiest Race in History: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the Olympic 100m Final
by Richard Moore
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The 1988 Seoul Olympics played host to what has been described by some as the dirtiest race of all time, by others as the greatest. The final of the men's 100 metres at those Olympics is certainly the most infamous in the history of athletics, and more... (read more)

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Coaching Youth Track & Field
Coaching Youth Track & Field
by American Sport Education Program
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Coaching Youth Track & Field stresses fun, safety, and effective instruction, helping you create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and motivates your athletes to come out year after year. Numerous coaching books... (read more)

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Usain Bolt: My Story: 9.58: Being the World's Fastest Man
Usain Bolt: My Story: 9.58: Being the World's Fastest Man
by Usain Bolt
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Beautifully illustrated with dozens of specially commissioned photographs, the fastest man on the planet tells the story of his life so far A skinny kid from the Jamaican parish of Trelawny, Usain Bolt's life changed in August 2008 ... (read more)

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Official History of the Olympic Games and the Ioc: Athens To London 1894-2012
Official History of the Olympic Games and the Ioc: Athens To London 1894-2012
by David Miller
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An expansive, authoritative history of the Olympic Games.      With the sporting world still on a high following the triumphant 2012 Games in London, The Official History of the Olympic Games and the IOC gives an unparalleled... (read more)

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Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold
Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold
by Bryan Clay
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The inspiring and gritty story of the World's Greatest Athlete Redemption tells the story of Bryan Clay, winner of the 2008 Olympic gold medal and the 2004 Olympic silver medal in the decathlon. By the grace of God, Bryan went from being a fist-fighting,... (read more)

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Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
by Jeremy Schaap
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At the 1936 Olympics, against a backdrop of swastikas and goose-stepping storm troopers, an African-American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four gold medals and single-handedly demonstrated that Hitlerand#8217;s myth of Aryan supremacy was a lie... (read more)

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Coaching Track & Field Successfully
Coaching Track & Field Successfully
by Mark Guthrie
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When it comes to building a top-notch track and field program, performance is only part of the picture. From training and motivation on the field to planning and organizing behind the scenes, Coaching Track & Field Successfully offers a comprehensive... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Track & Field
Fundamentals of Track & Field
by Gerry A Carr
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An elementary guide for the PE teacher. On the sprints and hurdles as well as the less familiar hammer and javelin. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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So You Want to Run an Ultra: How to Prepare for Ultimate Endurance
So You Want to Run an Ultra: How to Prepare for Ultimate Endurance
by Andy Mouncey
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A valuable guide to the world's fastest-growing sport that gives advice on the transition from marathon or triathlon to Ultramarathon So you want to run an Ultramarathon. It all looks a very long way, doesn't it? It can't be good for you, it... (read more)

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The American Marathon (Sports and Entertainment)
The American Marathon (Sports and Entertainment)
by Pamela Cooper
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The author traces the marathon from its largely immigrant and working-class origins in New York City during the 1890s to the ability of the Los Angeles marathon to ease racial and class tensions in the wake of the L.A. riots of the 1990s. Along the... (read more)

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Coaching Cross Country Successfully
Coaching Cross Country Successfully
by Joe Newton
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One look at Joe Newton's record and it's easy to see why he's achieved near-legendary status as a cross country coach. During 48 years at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, he has dominated like no other cross country coach ever has, leading his... (read more)

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Contemporary Athletics Compendium. Volume 3
Contemporary Athletics Compendium. Volume 3
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Contributors from universities across the U.S. explore diverse issues affecting interscholastic, intercollegiate, club, and professional sports. Two of the opening chapters study pre-game mood manipulation for sports marketing and why college athletes... (read more)

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