207 books (11 pages) in this category

"Hey, Blue!"

by Chris A. Stevens

<p>Chris A. Stevens, an award-winning journalist from Michigan, tells the interesting true tale of what it's like being a youth and high school softball umpire. But it's more than just a sports book. The book also talks about relationships, ...

ISBN: 9781521888292

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$5.99
Get eBook

(Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency

by Lynda Birke & Kirrilly Thompson

<p>This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of ...

ISBN: 9781317381013

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$78.46

$70.61
Get eBook

A Genealogy of Male Bodybuilding

From classical to freaky

by Dimitris Liokaftos

<p>Bodybuilding has become an increasingly dominant part of popular gym culture within the last century. Developing muscles is now seen as essential for both general health and high performance sport. At the more extreme end, the monstrous built

ISBN: 9781317285847

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$72.57

$65.33
Get eBook

A Sociology of Football in a Global Context

by Jamie Cleland

<p>Association football is now <em>the</em> global sport, consumed in various ways by millions of people across the world. Throughout its history, football has been a catalyst as much for social cohesion, unity, excitement and integration as it ...

ISBN: 9781135007621

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$70.61

$63.57
Get eBook

Alley-Oop to Aliyah

African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land

by David A. Goldstein

<p>Every season, dozens of African American basketball players pack up their sneakers to play and live in Israel. They eat Israeli food, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, experience cultural and religious customs in the world’s only Jewish ...

ISBN: 9781510724815

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$23.99
Get eBook

Baltimore Sports

Stories from Charm City

by Daniel A. Nathan

<p><strong>To read a sample chapter, visit www.uapress.com.</strong></p> <p>Baltimore is the birthplace of Francis Scott Key’s “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the incomparable Babe Ruth, and the gold medalist Michael Phelps. It’s a one-of-a-kind ...

ISBN: 9781610755917

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$37.06

$29.69
Get eBook

Baseball's Power Shift

How the Players Union, the Fans, and the Media Changed American Sports Culture

by Krister Swanson

<p>From Major League Baseball’s inception in the 1880s through World War II, team owners enjoyed monopolistic control of the industry. Despite the players’ desire to form a viable union, every attempt to do so failed. The labor consciousness of ...

ISBN: 9780803288041

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$44.49

$35.63
Get eBook

Best Canadian Sports Writing

by Stacey May Fowles & Pasha Malla

<p><strong>38 pieces that will be remembered for seasons to come</strong></p> <p>For 25 years, sports journalists south of the border have been collected in best-of anthologies. With <em>Best Canadian Sports Writing</em>, editors Stacey May ...

ISBN: 9781773050867

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$19.30

$15.50
Get eBook

Betaball

How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History

by Erik Malinowski

<p><strong>“As lively, thorough, and engaging as the team it chronicles” (Nathaniel Friedman), <em>Betaball</em> is a compelling look</strong> <strong>at how the Golden State Warriors embraced savvy business practices, next generation science, ...

ISBN: 9781501158216

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$12.99
Get eBook

Beyond Sport for Development and Peace

Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice

by Lyndsay M. C. Hayhurst, Tess Kay & Megan Chawansky

<p>Debates around the ‘sport for development and peace’ (SDP) movement have entered a new phase, moving on from simple questions surrounding the utility of sport as a tool of international development. <em>Beyond Sport for Development and ...

ISBN: 9781317615491

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$72.57

$65.33
Get eBook

Big and Bright

Deep in the Heart of Texas High School Football

by Gray Levy

<p>Texas is a diverse state. But the one thing that binds Texans more than their state pride, even more than <em>religion</em>, is football. For the many towns and cities of Texas, high school football is more than a sport or an extracurricular ...

ISBN: 9781630760908

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$23.04

$18.47
Get eBook

Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

by Silvia Camporesi & Mike McNamee

<p>Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific

ISBN: 9781317485384

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$58.84

$53.01
Get eBook

Boxing Films, Mobsters, Dames!: Volume One; How Kirk Douglas and Robert Ryan Fought Their Way To Stardom

by William Hare

<p>This work explores the success of great films of the early post World War Two era by exploring the links and dimensions of young men impoverished by the Great Depression seeking fame and fortune as professional boxers. Their efforts are ...

ISBN: 9781311429728

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$4.44
Get eBook

Cap in Hand

How Salary Caps are Killing Pro Sports and Why the Free Market Could Save Them

by Bruce Dowbiggin

<p>Iconic baseball writer Bill James, in 1987, frustrated with MLB’s labor stoppages and the decline of the minor leagues, wrote that the minors “were an abomination … if you’re selling a sport and the players don’t care about winning, that’s ...

ISBN: 9781773052380

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$26.72

$21.44
Get eBook

Cape Summer and the Australians in England

by Alan Ross

<p>Alan Ross (1922-2001) - distinguished poet, travel writer, and editor of <i>London</i> Magazine - also managed to excel in the role of cricket correspondent for the <i>Observer</i>, in which capacity he followed England/MCC on tours of ...

ISBN: 9780571297528

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$21.99

$18.69
Get eBook

Catching4Kids: Small Targets

by Rick Straub

<p>To maintain the interest of the young player, baseball and softball must be fun. It is a difficult sport for kids to play. Other sports, like soccer and basketball, can be enjoyed at an early age without much hand/ eye coordination. Goals and

ISBN: 9781301056880

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$16.21
Get eBook

Chakra Yoga: Learn To Balance Yourself & Transform Your Life With Chakras Meditation

by Michael J. Langer

<p><em>Balance Your Chakras With Chakra Yoga! Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers.</em></p> <p>Chakra yoga is the practice of using yoga postures and controlled ...

ISBN: 9781386616214

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$4.99
Get eBook

Chakras: Beginners Guide to Awaken Your Internal Energy Through Chakra Meditation To Improve Your Health and Feel Great

by Michael J. Langer

<p><em>Blocked energy in our seven chakras can often lead to illness, so it's important to understand what each chakra represents and what we can do to keep this energy flowing freely.</em></p> <p>The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates ...

ISBN: 9781386405016

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$4.99
Get eBook

Consuming Football in Late Modern Life

by Kevin Dixon

<p>Consuming Football in Late Modern Life explores the phenomenon of football (soccer) fandom as consumption in the age of late modernity. By centralising fandom within the sociology of consumption, the book examines how this phenomenon equates ...

ISBN: 9781317161134

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$82.38

$74.24
Get eBook

Contemporary Sport Marketing

Global perspectives

by James J. Zhang & Brenda G. Pitts

<p>The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they ...

ISBN: 9781351967334

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$72.57

$65.33
Get eBook