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Muscle Strength

Kumar has complied a vast amount of information on muscle strength into one large volume. The book is of interest to basic scientists … human factors engineers, physical and occupational therapists … and practicing applied ergonomists … . [T]he most valuable information contained in these chapters for the experienced user is the wealth of normative data that cannot be found in a single source elsewhere.

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Swimming For Triathlon And Open Water

I am an adult who never swam much growing up and now have my sights set on a Triathlon. This book helped me to learn (re-learn) to swim. I found it more valuable for basic swimming and techniques than open water. Recommended. "Swimming for Triathlon and Open Water will give you the confidence you need to take the plunge and to improve your skills… It's a really easy read and useful for keen swimmers--whether they’re looking to refine...

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Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise

Published in association with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, this is the only up-to-date, practical guide to using the range of biomechanics movement analysis machines, equipment and software available today. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing, along with advice concerning choice of equipment and how to use your laboratory equipment most effectively. The book c...

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No Girls in the Clubhouse

"invaluably...essential"--Library Journal; "this interesting book provides a solid historical and cultural treatment of women and baseball over the years and reveals that, despite barriers, women have found a way to share in the love of this sport and to be counted. A fascinating resource for those interested in sociology, especially sport sociology, and women's studies...excellent resource. Highly recommended"

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Running with Lydiard, 3rd edition

This book is so full of proven knowledge by the author. It is truly a book for both men and women. Old and young. Gives great detail how to grow stamina, what to eat and drink for your bones and muscles. Just absolutely full of knowledge to learn for any runner, beginner or advanced. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Not biased in the least.

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Routledge Handbook of Sport, Race and Ethnicity

John Nauright is Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation at the University of North Texas, USA. Until May 2016 he was Professor of Sport and Leisure Management at the University of Brighton, UK. He is the author and editor of many books including the award winning Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity, the Routledge Companion to Sports History and Sport Around the World: History, Cultu...

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The Splendid Book of the Bicycle

Cycling is hugely popular nowadays. Since 2003 more than 100 million bikes have been produced each year, more than twice the amount of cars. And in 2011, more than 741,000 people cycled to work, an increase of 90,000 from 2001. The Splendid Book of the Bicycle is a wide-ranging celebration of the bicycle and cycling, incorporating social history, sport and science. It covers the bicycle’s invention and subsequent historical developme...

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Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport

I was hired in 1982 as an assistant professor. I left a joint appointment between Sociology and African-American Studies to join the D′Youville faculty. At D′Youville I was provided the opportunity to teach across disciplines and the freedom to pursue an aggressive research and writing agenda. My lifelong intellectual passion has been to understand gender relations. Sociology is the most comprehensive knowledge framework to explore t...

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To the Finish Line

"TO THE FINISH LINE is an entertaining and informative guide to training for triathlon. You can hear Chrissie's voice as she guides the reader with a human touch and humor. She adds her own personal journey for reference which will inform and inspire you to literally get to the finish line. I enjoyed this as a coach, as an athlete and as a lifelong fan of triathlon."

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The Peer Guide to Applied Sport Psychology for Consultants in Training

Successful sport psychology professionals have benefitted from stimulating conversations, challenging questions, support, camaraderie, guidance, and advice offered by their graduate school classmates. Peer relationships are vital and valued aspects of professional development, with many of the relationships formed during school, serving as the closest confidences and strongest friendships throughout careers and lifetimes. Yet, the vo...