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Basketball (Science Behind Sports)
ean: 9781420502930, isbn: 142050293X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Books in this series explore the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports; basic physical science concepts are explained in an engaging and accessible manner.; ; Each volume in the series focuses on one sport and opens with a brief look at the featured sport's origins, history and changes to rules, equipment, or techniques. Subsequent chapters cover the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and m
Game and the Glory, The
ean: 9780310700258, isbn: 0310700256,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The midfielder of the United States women's soccer team chronicles her life, discussing the difficulties she overcame, including a career-threatening illness and a painful divorce
Sports and Athletes (Opposing Viewpoints)
ean: 9780737745429, isbn: 0737745428,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Debates athletic ethics in relation to children and sports, college recruiting, equality, and drug use.
Athletes and Coaches of Summer (Macmillan Profiles)
By Macmillan Library Reference
ean: 9780028654935, isbn: 0028654935,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Profiles 193 athletes who excel in spring and summer sports, including track star Wilma Rudolph, diver Fu Mingxia, boxer Muhammad Ali, cyclist Lance Armstrong, basketball star Nykesha Sales, and Triple Crown winner Secretariat.
Tales from the Dodgers Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Dodger Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team)
ean: 9781613216453, isbn: 1613216459,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
To baseball fans of today, the name Dodgers” is synonymous with Hollywood, the warm California sun, and names like Tommy Lasorda, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, and Orel Hershiser. The Dodgers mean much more than that to fans of baseball history, however. Namely, these fans remember the famed Boys of Summer,” otherwise known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, a team that included some of the most storied players in baseball history, such as Hall of Famers Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Gil Hodges, Pee W
Golden Boys: Baseball Portraits, 1946-1960
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ean: 9781616084509, isbn: 1616084502,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Renowned artist Andy Jurinko believed the golden age of baseball was 1946-1960, an era that, not coincidentally, coincided with his childhood. It was a time that welcomed such legendary stars as Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, and Henry Aaron into the national consciousness, a fifteen year stretch marked by Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in 1947 and by ten Yankee championships. Jurinko spent twenty years creating more than 600 portraits of the colorful char
Neymar (Soccer Superstars)
ean: 9781725340312, isbn: 1725340313,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Clearly, someone is next-level famous when they go by a one-word name. From a young age, Neymar was included in a short list of dynamic soccer giants, and he has become the driving force behind several prestigious soccer clubs including Santos, Barcelona, and recently the French club Paris Saint-Germain. The world-renowned Brazilian star played an integral role in winning his country their first Olympic gold on home soil during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. Readers will revel in behind-the-scene
Tales from the Dallas Cowboys Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Cowboys Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team)
ean: 9781613218907, isbn: 1613218907,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Tales from the Dallas Cowboys Sideline, first published in 2003 and now newly updated, is a fascinating, fun look at the inner workings of one of the most beloved sports teams of all time. A team that is either gloriously loved or hideously hated, there is no denying the passion evoked by the Dallas Cowboys. With tales of Cowboy greats like Roger Staubach and Emmitt Smith, and stories of heart-wrenching games and epic rivalries, Tales from the Dallas Cowboys Sideline will have fans captivated on
Babe Ruth (Baseball Superstars (Hardcover))
By Brand: Infobase Publishing Company
ean: 9780791095706, isbn: 9780791095706,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
George Herman Ruth Jr was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1895. A rebellious child, he was sent to a reformatory boarding school where he never quite learned the discipline his parents hoped for, but he did learn something that changed his life: baseball. This book chronicles Ruth's life from a young boy in Baltimore to an American hero.Used Book in Good Condition.
Tai Chi for Beginners (From Couch to Conditioned: A Beginner's Guide to Getting Fit)
ean: 9781448848164, isbn: 1448848164,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This step-by-step guide introduces tai chi using a structured week-by-week format. With bright, full-color illustrations, readers can learn visually while practicing 24-step Beijing short form along the way. A rich resource section allows novices to take it to the next level after mastering this beginner’s guide.
Should College Athletes Be Paid? (At Issue)
By Brand: Greenhaven Press
ean: 9780737737905, isbn: 0737737905,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Provides essays that offer different opinions about whether or not college athletes should be allowed to receive financial compensation and other benefits, including endorsement deals and scholarships.Used Book in Good Condition.
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
ean: 9781451679137, isbn: 1451679130,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The bestselling inspirational story of the celebrated teenaged surfer girl who lost her arm in a near-fatal shark attack—and triumphantly returned to competitive surfing. She lost her arm in a shark attack and nearly died, but she never lost her faith. In her #1 New York Times bestseller, Bethany Hamilton tells the moving story of her triumphant return to competitive surfing, which continues to inspire all who hear it. They say Bethany Hamilton has salt water in her veins. How else could one e
Women and Sports (Women and Society)
ean: 9781682825495, isbn: 1682825493,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Female athletes are objectified, underrepresented in mainstream sports coverage, and often struggle for the same professional opportunities as male athletes. Women in Sports explores the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality.
Wilma Rudolph: Champion Athlete (American Women of Achievement)
By Brand: Chelsea House Publications
sku: G1555466753I5N10, ean: 9781555466756, isbn: 1555466753,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
A biography of the woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.Used Book in Good Condition.
Mike Krzyzewski (Championship Coaches)
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ean: 9780766098015, isbn: 076609801X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Treat your readers to a fascinating biography. From his humble roots as the Chicago-born son of Polish immigrant parents, Mike Krzyzewski, known as Coach K, has become one of the most decorated coaches of all-time in both the college and professional ranks. Coach K's highly disciplined approach to the game, honed from his early years as a college point guard at Army under notorious taskmaster Bobby Knight, has propelled him to become a two-time inductee of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fa
Chris Kyle: American Sniper (Essential Lives)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781624038938, isbn: 162403893X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This biography examines the life of Chris Kyle using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking historical and contemporary images and photographs and informative sidebars, readers will learn about Kyle's family background, childhood, education, service in the US Navy SEALS, and his time as a sniper. Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, and an index.
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Pat Summitt (Championship Coaches)
ean: 9780766098060, isbn: 0766098060,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Summitt. It's a fitting name for the consummate winner who played a pivotal role in putting women's hoops on the map. With her trademark glare, Pat Summitt earned a reputation as one of the game's great practitioners of tough love. Along the way, she notched more wins than any college basketball coach in NCAA history. Before leading Tennessee's Lady Vols to eight national championships, she took over the program as a 22-year-old graduate assistant, drove the team van and washed their uniforms. F
Doping in Sports: Winning at Any Cost?
By Twenty-First Century Books
ean: 9781467761482, isbn: 1467761486,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit. Doping―the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge―is common in many sports. While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes' health and careers. Some of the world's top athletes, from cyclist Lance Armstrong to professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez, have seen their images tarnished by doping scandals. Still, the pressure to win and high f
Athletes, Ethics, and Morality (Opposing Viewpoints)
ean: 9781534504318, isbn: 1534504311,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Athletes have a unique power in our world today. Their astronomical salaries, enviable lifestyles, and celebrity have tremendous influence over young people. This is reflected in advertising dollars as well as merchandise and ticket sales. For every athlete who uses their platform for charitable, political, and social good, there are many whose unethical or even criminal behavior sends the wrong message. What is the responsibility of athletes to their fans, to their teams, and to their leagues?