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Performance Nutrition

by Kevin Currell

<p>Performance Nutrition provides an overview of how nutrition can be used to maximize human performance. Starting with the end in mind, each chapter takes the reader from the science through to the practical application, making the science of ...

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Performance Psychology

Theory and Practice

by Stewart Cotterill

<p>Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what ...

ISBN: 9781317567707

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Philosophy of Sport

Key Questions

by Dr Emily Ryall

<p><em>Philosophy of Sport: Key Questions</em> provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the philosophy of sport. Each chapter is framed by a question that explores the main issues, ideas and literature in the field ranging from ...

ISBN: 9781408188576

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Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

Critical Perspectives

by Emmanuelle Tulle & Cassandra Phoenix

<p>This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and ...

ISBN: 9781137429322

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Picturing the Beautiful Game

A History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art

by Dr. Daniel Haxall

<p>The world's most popular sport, soccer, has long been celebrated as &quot;the beautiful gameā€ ? for its artistry and aesthetic appeal. <em>Picturing the Beautiful Game: A History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art</em> is the first collection

ISBN: 9781501334580

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Pilates Method

An integrative approach to teaching

by Debbie Lawrence

<p><em>Fitness Professionals: Pilates Method</em> is the first book to be written for the specific needs of Pilates instructors. It contains everything a new teacher needs to know in order to pass the national qualification and is an ideal ...

ISBN: 9781408195482

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Pitched Battle

in the frontline of the 1971 Springbok tour of Australia

by Larry Writer

<p><strong>A vivid story of the men and women who took a stand when sport mixed with politics</strong></p> <p>In 1971, when the racially selected all-white Springbok rugby team toured Australia, we became a nation at war with ourselves. There ...

ISBN: 9781925307658

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Pitched Battle: in the frontline of the 1971 Springbok tour of Australia

by Larry Writer

"<b>A vivid story of the men and women who took a stand when sport mixed with politics.</b> In 1971, when the racially selected all-white Springbok rugby team toured Australia, we became a nation at war with ourselves. There was bloodshed as ...

ISBN: 9781925321616

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Play On

How to Get Better With Age

by Jeff Bercovici

<p><strong>How do the world's best athletes combat ageing, and what you can do to keep up?</strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;Encouraging reading for jocks who are late to the game but committed to the win all the same.&quot; Kirkus ...

ISBN: 9780241976296

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Play On!

A Centenary History of Women and Australian Rules Football

by Brunette Lenkic

The hidden history of women's Australian Rules Football ...

ISBN: 9781760063160

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Play On: How to Get Better With Age

by Jeff Bercovici

Sports are about challenging our physical limits. But the greatest limit of all remains undefeated- age. We're taught to believe that ageing thwarts effort and grace, talent and grit, outstanding teamwork and individual brilliance.<br><br>But a ...

ISBN: 9780241976289

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Plyometrics for Speed and Power

Includes over 100 Drills and Exercises

by Glen Thurgood

<p>Many coaches train primarily for strength - pressing, pulling and squatting - but without converting this maximal strength to speed and power. However, the 'holy grail' for most athletes is power, and plyometrics is the best way to achieve ...

ISBN: 9781785000423

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Polo

by J. Moray Brown

<p>This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the game of polo, with information on rules, strategy, breeding, equipment, history, polo in other countries, famous clubs, and much more. Written in plain, simple language and profusely ...

ISBN: 9781473340039

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Polo - Past and Present

by T. F. Dale

<p>This vintage book contains a complete guide to playing polo, with information on rules, strategy, training ponies, equipment, history, notable clubs, development, and more. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the ...

ISBN: 9781473340053

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Polo - With One Hundred Illustrations from Photographs, and Several Diagrams

by T. B. Drybrough

<p>This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to polo. It includes information on all aspects of the game from its rules and strategies to expenses, choosing a pony, etiquette, and beyond. Although old, the information contained within ...

ISBN: 9781473340046

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Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

by Richard Light

<p>The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as ...

ISBN: 9781315443706

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Positive Youth Development through Sport

second edition

by Nicholas L. Holt

<p>Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first ...

ISBN: 9781317486107

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Pressure Principle: Handle Stress, Harness Energy, & Perform When It Counts The

by Dave Alred

Pressure is a constant in all our lives. The pressure to hit a deadline, deliver a speech, cook for a dinner party. For sports stars that pressure is even more intense. Many of them put their success down to one man- Dr Dave Alred MBE, one of ...

ISBN: 9780241975084

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Racing Weight

How to Get Lean for Peak Performance

by Matt Fitzgerald

<p><em>Racing Weight</em> is the proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes.</p> <p>Revealing new research and drawing from the best practices of elite athletes, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lays out

ISBN: 9781937716288

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Re-Designing Youth Sport

Change the Game

by John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz & Megan Bartlett

<p>Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player ...

ISBN: 9781317273899

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