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La Storia E La Visione: 60th Anniversary of the National Dance Academy
La Storia E La Visione: 60th Anniversary of the National Dance Academy
by Andrea Porcheddu.
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This volume illustrates the history of the National Dance Academy, founded by Jia Ruskaja, a Russian artist who arrived in Italy in the twenties and became famous in the theatrical world as a dancer and later as a director of modern dance department of... (read more)

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The Runmakers: A New Way to Rate Baseball Players
The Runmakers: A New Way to Rate Baseball Players
by Frederick E. Taylor
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Statistics are the lifeblood of baseball. Managers pore over batting averages to determine game day lineups and batting orders; high number of runs batted in and low earned run averages receive praise from the press, higher salaries from the front office,... (read more)

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Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport
Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport
by Gary Stidder And Sid Hayes.
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An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the... (read more)

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Headlocks and Dropkicks: A Butt-Kicking Ride Through the World of Professional Wrestling
Headlocks and Dropkicks: A Butt-Kicking Ride Through the World of Professional Wrestling
by Ted A. Kluck
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A refuge for the very athletic but often a breeding ground for the highly dysfunctional, professional wrestling is, in the truest sense, life on the fringes. ^IHeadlocks and Dropkicks' chronicles Ted Kluck's training program to become a professional... (read more)

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Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball
Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball
by Molly. Lawless
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On August 16, 1920, Yankees pitcher Carl Mays threw a fastball that struck Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman in the head. Chapman died the next morning. Hit by Pitch is a nonfiction graphic novel depicting these men, their lives and legacies, and... (read more)

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Vulnerability and Exposure: Footballer Scandals, Masculine Identity and Ethics (Uwap Scholarly)
Vulnerability and Exposure: Footballer Scandals, Masculine Identity and Ethics (Uwap Scholarly)
by Rob Cover.
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This book describes and analyzes the scandals and cover-up efforts by football players, as well as the involvement of media and the reactions of mainstream audiences. Although Cover focuses on the Australian Football League, the issues and challenges... (read more)

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Basketball for Women-2nd Edition
Basketball for Women-2nd Edition
by Nancy. Lieberman
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If anyone is qualified to write a strategy and guide book on basketball for women it is Hall of Famer and Olympian, Nancy Lieberman. This book is easy on the eyes with bolded titles, stand-out sections and uniformly bulleted procedure instructions. In... (read more)

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The Stupid Footballer Is Dead: Insights Into the Mind of a Professional Footballer
The Stupid Footballer Is Dead: Insights Into the Mind of a Professional Footballer
by Paul. Mcveigh
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Professional football in the modern era is played every bit as much in the mind as on the pitch. More and more it's becoming clear that natural talent is nowhere near enough to sustain a career in the modern game. Players need to be smart; not... (read more)

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Lance Armstrong: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
Lance Armstrong: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
by Paula. Johanson
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The son of a single mother and born in a run-down housing project, American athlete Lance Armstrong emerged from decidedly modest beginnings. Four decades later, Armstrong has established himself as not only one of the world's greatest and most... (read more)

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Handbook on the Economics of Leisure.
Handbook on the Economics of Leisure.
by Samuel Cameron.
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Cameron (economics, U. of Bradford, UK) gathers international contributors in economics who take ideas from marketing, anthropology, and psychology to offer perspectives on leisure economics. While most chapters draw on recent empirical evidence, no... (read more)

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Ballroom Dance and Glamour
Ballroom Dance and Glamour
by Jonathan S. Marion.
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As the continued success of Dancing with the Stars and Strictly Come Dancing reveals, the appetite for ballroom remains insatiable around the world. Ballroom Dance and Glamour offers a fascinating window into the global phenomenon of competitive dance... (read more)

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American Studies - A Monograph #212: Ideology in American Sports: A Corpus-Assisted Discourse Study
American Studies - A Monograph #212: Ideology in American Sports: A Corpus-Assisted Discourse Study
by Karsten. Senkbeil
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Senkbeil (American studies, U. of Hildesheim, Germany) offers a rich, multifaceted, clearly written study of interest to a wide audience--writers, sociologists, sports aficionados, and, perhaps, the athletes themselves. He approached the subject by... (read more)

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Sportswomen at the Olympics
Sportswomen at the Olympics
by Toni Bruce Et Al.
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Do the global sports media continue to ignore and downplay female sporting success - or is this invisibility changing? Does the world's largest media event, the Olympic Games, which places sport at the centre of world attention, also represent a media... (read more)

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Studies in Immigration and Culture #11: The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko
Studies in Immigration and Culture #11: The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko
by Orest T. Martynowych.
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A quixotic figure, Vasile Avramenko (1895–1981) used folk culture and modern media in a life-long crusade to promote Ukraines struggle for independence to North American audiences. From his base in New York City, he built a network of folk dance... (read more)

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Sport in Ireland, 1600-1840
Sport in Ireland, 1600-1840
by James Kelly.
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This is the first book to examine all the main sports played in Ireland over a period of nearly 250 years, from the beginning of the 17th century to the onset of the Famine. In this era, medieval sports (such as archery and falconry) gave way to new... (read more)

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Among Secret Beauties: A Memoir of Mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas
Among Secret Beauties: A Memoir of Mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas
by Brian Wilkins.
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Climbing entered the world stage in the 1950s: this was the era that produced not only Sir Edmund Hillary but a strong body of world-class New Zealand climbers. In this important and dramatic book Brian Wilkins, who was part of the adventure, shares his... (read more)

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Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports
Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports
by Marty Mul
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Louisiana almost defies logic when it comes to sports. Its native sons, daughters, and teams have left stamps on sports all out of proportion for what could be expected of a relatively small southern state. As Marty Mule, a legend among the state's... (read more)

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Combat Sports: An Encyclopedia of Wrestling, Fighting, and Mixed Martial Arts
Combat Sports: An Encyclopedia of Wrestling, Fighting, and Mixed Martial Arts
by David L. Hudson
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Fistic combat represents the greatest human drama in all of sport. Roman gladiators thrilled citizens and emperors alike when they entered the octagon to face an intense, life-threatening experience. Boxing, the sport of kings, also has its roots in the... (read more)

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Beckham,
Beckham,
by Ernest. Cashmore
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LINDA SAPADIN, Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice who specializes in helping people overcome self-defeating patterns of living. The author of It's About Time: The Six Styles of Procrastination and How to Overcome Them, she has appeared on the... (read more)

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Frank Robinson: A Baseball Biography
Frank Robinson: A Baseball Biography
by John C. Skipper.
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Skipper, a political reporter who has written books on politics and baseball, offers a biography of baseball player Frank Robinson. It relates his childhood, how he left Oakland to play baseball, his experiences with racism, his desire to earn... (read more)

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