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Product Description: "There are textbooks galore, but there aren’t many crafted as intelligently as this one. This book will change the way that students understand leisure. It will give them an easier entry to that place where difficult ideas fuse into something intelligible, where real understanding sits and the educated imagination is stirred...read more

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9781412918749 | Sage Pubns Ltd, December 1, 2014, cover price $122.00 | About this edition: "There are textbooks galore, but there aren’t many crafted as intelligently as this one.

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9781412918756 | Sage Pubns Ltd, December 1, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: "There are textbooks galore, but there aren’t many crafted as intelligently as this one.

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Product Description: Alan Curbishley has spent a lifetime in football both as a fan, player and manager.In his forty years, he has seen the game he loves change beyond all recognition. The money, the media, the celebrity culture, the agents – when Curbishley began his playing career in 1975, no one could have foreseen a future in which television rights sold for £10 billion...read more

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9780007247646 | Harpersport, January 3, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Alan Curbishley has spent a lifetime in football both as a fan, player and manager.

By Jon Jureidini (editor)

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9781138184688 | Routledge, December 15, 2016, cover price $140.00

Product Description: This fully revised text will be essential for teachers seeking subject-specific guidance on meeting their pupils’ individual needs. In line with recent curriculum changes in PE and the 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this accessible book provides practical strategies and resources that have proved to be effective in PE teaching and help teachers to ensure that activities are broad enough that all children can achieve...read more

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9781138209008 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, November 12, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This fully revised text will be essential for teachers seeking subject-specific guidance on meeting their pupils’ individual needs.

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9781138209015 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, November 12, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This fully revised text will be essential for teachers seeking subject-specific guidance on meeting their pupils’ individual needs.

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Product Description: Football has traditionally been an institution hostile toward sexual minorities. Boys and men in the sport have deployed high levels of homophobia for multiple reasons. However, the ground-breaking research within this book shows that intolerant attitudes toward gay men are increasingly being challenged...read more

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9781138653610 | Routledge, October 12, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Football has traditionally been an institution hostile toward sexual minorities.

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Product Description: Aimed at all aspiring badminton players, High Performance Badminton is packed with advice on how to improve your game, including an extensive section of tips from star players. Covering both the physical and mental approach, and nutrition, and with comprehensive sections on skill development, training, and tactics, this will be invaluable reading for players and coaches...read more

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9781847979292 | Crowood Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Aimed at all aspiring badminton players, High Performance Badminton is packed with advice on how to improve your game, including an extensive section of tips from star players.

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Product Description: TOP TEN THINGS YOU’LL LEARN WHEN YOU READ THIS BOOK:10) Jay was beaten up by an MMA fighter on live television 9) Interviewing Will Ferrell can be a harrowing experience8) Jay once ruined a perfectly good pair of underwear on Christmas Eve7) Failing as a stand-up comedian can lead to a job in broadcasting6) Jay ran a marathon to get a ticket for the 2010 men’s Olympic gold medal hockey game5) Jay was sexually harassed at TSN by a senior citizen every day for ten years4) Jay appeared as the Phantom of the Opera on national television 3) Jay was entertained nightly by free live sex shows throughout university2) Jay was single-handedly responsible for Winnipeg’s second NHL team being called “The Jets” (he claims)1) Running around in a full-body unitard at the London Olympics is a bad ideaAll this and more awaits you inside ANCHORBOY...read more

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9781443451291 | Perennial, November 1, 2016, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: TOP TEN THINGS YOU’LL LEARN WHEN YOU READ THIS BOOK:10) Jay was beaten up by an MMA fighter on live television 9) Interviewing Will Ferrell can be a harrowing experience8) Jay once ruined a perfectly good pair of underwear on Christmas Eve7) Failing as a stand-up comedian can lead to a job in broadcasting6) Jay ran a marathon to get a ticket for the 2010 men’s Olympic gold medal hockey game5) Jay was sexually harassed at TSN by a senior citizen every day for ten years4) Jay appeared as the Phantom of the Opera on national television 3) Jay was entertained nightly by free live sex shows throughout university2) Jay was single-handedly responsible for Winnipeg’s second NHL team being called “The Jets” (he claims)1) Running around in a full-body unitard at the London Olympics is a bad ideaAll this and more awaits you inside ANCHORBOY!

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Product Description: This book opens the doors to a community where sprinting permeates conversations and interactions; where the high school championships are watched by 35,000 screaming fans; where identity, success, and status are forged on the track, and where making it is a pass to a world of adoration and lucrative contracts...read more

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9780224092319 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This book opens the doors to a community where sprinting permeates conversations and interactions; where the high school championships are watched by 35,000 screaming fans; where identity, success, and status are forged on the track, and where making it is a pass to a world of adoration and lucrative contracts.
9780224100052 | Gardners Books, July 23, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Beijing, 2008, the 100 meters final: Usain Bolt slows down, beats his chest, meters clear of his nearest rival, his face filled with the euphoria of a young man utterly in thrall to his extraordinary physical talent.

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Product Description: From the twisted and juvenile mind that brought you the national bestseller Anchorboy comes another rollicking collection of embarrassing stories that’ll make you laugh, cry, and feel just a little bit uncomfortable.Get ready for more story time with everyone’s favourite Canadian sportscaster, Jay Onrait! Pull up a chair, open a bag of ketchup chips, and join Jay as he reminisces about the times he explored the squalid world of medical marijuana; made a mess of himself on the road to Pittsburgh; waited three hours to see 2 Live Crew in Edmonton; rode a Street Dragon through the laneways of Sochi; got bumped from live TV for Rob Ford; and shared a drink with Jay-Z ...read more

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9781443434959 | Perennial, November 1, 2016, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: From the twisted and juvenile mind that brought you the national bestseller Anchorboy comes another rollicking collection of embarrassing stories that’ll make you laugh, cry, and feel just a little bit uncomfortable.
9781443434942 | Collins, October 27, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From the twisted and juvenile mind that brought you the national bestseller Anchorboy comes another rollicking collection of embarrassing stories that’ll make you laugh, cry, and feel just a little bit uncomfortable.

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Product Description: When you first meet Ron MacLean, he asks where you’re from, and he always comes back with a story. No one has crossed this country more than MacLean. In his 28 years on Hockey Night in Canada and now as host of Rogers’ Hometown Hockey, Ron has met fascinating people from coast to coast and has had great stories to tell...read more

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9781443436915 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: When you first meet Ron MacLean, he asks where you’re from, and he always comes back with a story.

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Product Description: Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a critical approach to ‘sports geography’...read more
By Natalie Koch (editor)

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9781138927124 | Routledge, October 12, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Sport is a geographic phenomenon.

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Product Description: 365-Day Devotional Encourages Athletes and Coaches to Take a Time-Out to Center on Their Relationship with GodEven as they strive for victory on the field or on the court, athletes and coaches can make strides toward richer spiritual lives...read more
By Fellowship of Christian Athletes (corporate author)

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9780800727420 | Fleming H Revell Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: 365-Day Devotional Encourages Athletes and Coaches to Take a Time-Out to Center on Their Relationship with GodEven as they strive for victory on the field or on the court, athletes and coaches can make strides toward richer spiritual lives.

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Product Description: A journalist and aspiring “speedcuber” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the Cube’s rise to iconic status around the globe and the lessons that can be learned through solving it...read more

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9781501121920 | Touchstone Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A journalist and aspiring “speedcuber” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the Cube’s rise to iconic status around the globe and the lessons that can be learned through solving it.

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Product Description: Patrick O’Sullivan was a kid with skills, with natural gifts that catapulted him into the spotlight and made NHL scouts rave. O’Sullivan seemed destined to become one of the world’s next great hockey players. But then it all went horribly wrong...read more

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9781443444668 | Harpercollins, October 20, 2015, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of Playing with Fire and The Crazy Game comes a new memoir about a troubled hockey life.

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9781443444675, titled "Breaking Away: A Harrowing True Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph" | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, October 25, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Patrick O’Sullivan was a kid with skills, with natural gifts that catapulted him into the spotlight and made NHL scouts rave.

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Product Description: Riding, training and caring for horses are visceral experiences that require the immersion of both body and mind. This book provides an in-depth understanding of human–horse relationships and interactions as embodied in equestrian sport and leisure...read more

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9781138934160 | Routledge, October 12, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Riding, training and caring for horses are visceral experiences that require the immersion of both body and mind.

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Product Description: How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are―referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have always had the final say in sports...read more

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9780262035392 | Mit Pr, October 7, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are―referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.

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Product Description: Socialization is a complex process which has a profound effect on how we experience teaching and learning. The study of teachers’ lives and careers through the lens of occupational socialization theory has a rich history in physical education...read more

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9781138932074 | Routledge, October 7, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Socialization is a complex process which has a profound effect on how we experience teaching and learning.

By Wendell Wallach (editor)

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9781472430946 | New edition (Routledge, November 22, 2016), cover price $325.00

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Product Description: The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to discuss the blind spots and, more simply, what is too often taken for granted: namely the obvious pacifying effect of sports and/or produced by sports...read more
By Luc Robène (editor)

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9781138213005 | Routledge, October 2, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it.

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Product Description: The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management draws together the best current research on the major topics relevant to the field of sports management, including leadership, gender, diversity, development, policy, tourism, and media. Edited by two of the most respected figures in the field, the handbook includes contributions from leading sport management academics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, the UK and Europe...read more

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9781473902435 | Sage Pubns, October 1, 2016, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management draws together the best current research on the major topics relevant to the field of sports management, including leadership, gender, diversity, development, policy, tourism, and media.

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Product Description: Most Iowa Hawkeyes fans have attended a basketball game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, seen highlights of “The Catch” that beat LSU in 2005, and were thrilled by the school’s run to the 2014–15 Big Ten Football Championship Game...read more

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9781629372730 | Triumph Books, October 1, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Most Iowa Hawkeyes fans have attended a basketball game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, seen highlights of “The Catch” that beat LSU in 2005, and were thrilled by the school’s run to the 2014–15 Big Ten Football Championship Game.

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Product Description: In rowing, races are often won in spite of, not because of, technique, and many misconceptions still preoccupy both rowers and coaches. This book explains the facts about rowing technique and will help you to find the right way to achieve your best performance...read more

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9781785001338 | Crowood Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In rowing, races are often won in spite of, not because of, technique, and many misconceptions still preoccupy both rowers and coaches.

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Product Description: Whether you're a football fan, a basketball player, a tennis aficionado, a keen golfer, or a baseball nut you'll love this fascinating collection of over 250 sport facts. Did you know... Billiard balls from the late nineteenth century had the unfortunate tendency to explode when hit? Football players have been recorded taking tackles with a force that’s greater than being hit by a car at 40 mph? Official NCAA basketballs must be able to bounce at least 49in...read more

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9781909313972 | Dog & Bone, September 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Whether you're a football fan, a basketball player, a tennis aficionado, a keen golfer, or a baseball nut you'll love this fascinating collection of over 250 sport facts.

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