Leisure for Canadians

The second edition of Leisure for Canadians builds on the work started in the first effort published in 2007. This second edition introduces a new theme within the larger leisure literature, that of sport and events management. Seven new chapters focusing on various aspects of sport and event planning have been added, along with a chapter on the built environment and leisure behavior. As was the case in the first edition, this text i...

Ray Schalk: A Baseball Biography

Who was Ray Schalk? "`I think he was a ballplayer. From somewhere around here,'" said one softball player to a visitor at Ray Schalk Field in Harvel, Illinois, in May 2007, as chronicled by baseball historian Brian E. Cooper in Ray Schalk: A Baseball Biography (August 2009; McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers). Schalk, a Harvel native, redefined the role of a catcher through superior defensive skills in a career that spanned th...

Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting

Critical Role has taken the roleplaying world by storm and now you can join the adventure! Until now, the wondrous and dangerous lands of Tal'Dorei have been the sole stomping grounds of the show's adventuring company, Vox Machina. But now, you can explore these realms in a tome from the pen of Game Master Matt Mercer himself! Will you find one of the revered Vestiges of Divergence or perhaps discover part of the Chroma Conclave's le...

Sports Marketing and the Psychology of Marketing Communication

Sports marketing is one of the fastest growing areas of marketing communication. This book advances understanding in this emerging area. It presents sports marketing in a scholarly and comprehensive way, covering major topics of discussion in sports marketing and the psychology of communication. Several new, innovative topics are introduced, such as SportNEST and consumption communities, and many classic topics are brought up to date...

Extreme Sports, Extreme Bodies

This book investigates extreme sports, defined as sports in which athletes challenge and transgress societal perceptions of what is humanly possible to achieve, in terms of physical training and bodily development/performance. Situated within a growing body of literature analysing the impact of new training trends on an individual’s body, identity, lifestyle and perception of his/her social surroundings, Extreme Sports, Extreme Bodie...

Coaching Football For Dummies

Packed with valuable information on preparing your game plan before you even step on the field, this hands-on resource gives you expert guidance in building your coaching skills, from evaluating your players and running enjoyable, productive practices to working with all types of kids—uncoordinated, shy, highly talented—at once. You’ll find a variety of fun-filled drills for teaching everything from tackling and blocking to running a...

Hockey Plays and Strategies, 2nd Edition

Dominate the competition with hockey’s best-selling playbook. In Hockey Plays and Strategies, Second Edition, Mike Johnston and Ryan Walter combine decades of experience to bring you the ultimate guide to control the ice and light up the net. Hockey Plays and Strategies features plays, systems, and strategies for game play in the offensive, neutral, and defensive zones. With tactics for all players in each of the various zones, you c...

Sports Dentistry: Principles and Practice

Sports Dentistry: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive resource that addresses all aspects of this burgeoning field of dentistry. Provides a comprehensive manual that covers the fundamental principles and practice of sports dentistry Addresses all aspects of sports dentistry, including treatment of injuries, preventative measures, oral health and marketing and practice management Offers information on providing dental facilitie...

Documentation for Athletic Training, Third Edition

"This book covers all aspects of documentation for athletic training. The organization of material and the clarity of the writing add value. This is the best book on the subject and it is extremely useful to athletic training students and experienced athletic training trainers alike. The format is creative and makes reading enjoyable and engaging. I don’t know of any other book on documentation specifically for athletic training. Thi...