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Harry's absence: Looking for my father on the mountain

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Author: Jonathan Scott  |  Isbn: 0864733259  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 221  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Harry Scott, a conscientious objector, literary figure, teacher, psychologist, and mountaineer, was killed on Mt Cook in 1960 when his son (the author) was two. This biography, autobiography, and social history resulted from the author's setting out to explore his father's life....

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Native Americans & Sport in North America: Other People's Games

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Author: C. King  |  Isbn: 9780415366779  |  File size: 1.55MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Taking examples from the United States and Canada, this comprehensive text offers compassionate and critical accounts of the Native American sporting experience. It challenges popular images of indigenous athletes and athletics; it explores Native American participation in and...

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Putt Like a Pro

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Author: Brian Lake  |  Isbn: 9780071508223  |  File size: 5.9MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Find your perfect putting style and solve the mystery of golf's most puzzling shot The putt is the shortest swing in all of golf and requires the least amount of strength and coordination. Yet it is the most important, and potentially frustrating, shot in the game. "To master the...

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Sport Clubs in Europe: A Cross-National Comparative Perspective

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Author: Christoph Breuer, Remco Hoekman, and Siegfried Nagel  |  Isbn: 9783319176345  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 435  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport This book presents an up-to-date portrait of the characteristics of sport clubs in various European countries and their role in society and the national sport system. Furthermore, it offers a cross-national comparative perspective of sport...

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Sport & Society (Issues in Society)

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Author: Graham Scambler  |  Isbn: 9780335210701  |  File size: 1.32MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport This is a succinct and comprehensive account of the contemporary sociology of sport. It starts by tracing the key ‘moments’ in the transition from pre-modern to modern sport, giving detailed accounts of the athletic competition in the ancient games at Olympia; the...

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I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat : Field Notes From a Life in Sports

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Author: David W. Zang  |  Isbn: 9780252080883  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport David W. Zang played junior high school basketball in a drained swimming pool. He wore a rubber suit to bed to make weight for a wrestling meet. He kept a log as an obsessive runner (not a jogger). In short, he soldiered through the life of an ordinary athlete. Whether pondering...

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Globalising Women's Football

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Author: Jean Williams  |  Isbn: 9783034313155  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 183  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport With an estimated 26 million female players globally (6 million based in Europe), the evolution of football has been dramatic. Growth in the women’s game has led to more widespread player migration as new forms of professionalism emerge. This work explores those patterns of...

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The Marlinspike Sailor.

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Author: Hervey Garrett Smith  |  Isbn: 9780828600446  |  File size: 57.31MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern,...

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Underwater Potholer: A Cave Diver's Memoirs

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Author: Duncan Price  |  Isbn: 9781849951586  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Duncan’s curiosity has got him into a lot of tight spots—quite literally! As a teenager, Duncan really wanted to be an astronaut but took to the exploration of inner space instead. Only a dozen men might have stood on the moon but Duncan has squeezed into many places that...

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The Complete Sailing Manual (3rd Edition)

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Author: Steve Sleight  |  Isbn: 978-0756689698  |  File size: 70.1 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport From learning the basics of sailing, to mastering navigation and boat care, The Complete Sailing Manual is the most essential reference for sailing instructors and students. Revised and updated to include all of the latest developments in equipment and safety, and to reflect...

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Wounded Tiger: A History Of Cricket In Pakistan

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Author: Peter Oborne  |  Isbn: 978-0857200747  |  File size: 7.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 592  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Sport The nation of Pakistan was born out of the trauma of Partition from India in 1947. Its cricket team evolved in the chaotic aftermath. Initially unrecognised, underfunded and weak, Pakistan's team grew to become a major force in world cricket. Since the early days of the Raj,...

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Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

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Author: James Longhurst  |  Isbn: 9780295994680  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 306  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Americans have been riding bikes for more than a century now. So why are most American cities still so ill-prepared to handle cyclists? James Longhurst, a historian and avid cyclist, tackles that question by tracing the contentious debates between American bike riders,...

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Hiking Waterfalls in Georgia & South Carolina

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Author: Melissa Watson  |  Isbn: 9780762771516  |  File size: 739MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport The mountains of Georgia and South Carolina are renowned for beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in Georgia and South Carolina includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for more than 60 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the states―many of them along...

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Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man

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Author: James N. Giglio  |  Isbn: 9780826213365  |  File size: 1.28MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport In the most comprehensive assessment of baseball legend Stan Musial's life and career to date, James N. Giglio places the St. Louis Cardinal star within the context of the times-the Great Depression and wartime and postwar America-and the issues then prevalent in professional...

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Small-Boat Sailing Merit Badge Series

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Author: Boy Scouts of America  |  Isbn: 00839533195  |  File size: 7.93MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 100  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Merit Badge Pamphlets: An official Boy Scout merit badge pamphlet has been created for the BSA by topic authorities for each merit badge. The pamphlets contain requirements, introductory information and supplemental reference text. A scout can purchase pamphlets from BSA,...

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Best Hikes Near Houston

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Author: Keith Stelter  |  Isbn: 9780762759514  |  File size: 326MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Houston author Kieth Stelter details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the greater Houston area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activites close to...

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The International Olympic Committee & the Olympic System: The Governance of World Sport

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Author: Jean-Loup Chappelet  |  Isbn: 9780415431675  |  File size: 2.0MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport When the athletes enter the stadium and the Olympic flame is lit, the whole world watches. Billions will continue to follow the events and to share in the athletes' joys and sorrows for the next sixteen days. Readers of this book, however, will watch forthcoming editions...

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Best Hikes Near Salt Lake City

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Author: Lori Lee  |  Isbn: 9780762771387  |  File size: 354MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Here are forty-two of the best hikes, nearly all of them within an hour’s drive of Salt Lake City, Utah—from Deseret Peak to Waterfall Canyon. The hikes offer unbeatable views, waterfalls, mountain lakes, and fields of wildflowers. Whether you’re in the mood for an easy...

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Swimming Merit Badge Series

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Author: Boy Scouts of America  |  Isbn: 9780839533528  |  File size: 6.18MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 94  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Merit Badge Pamphlets: An official Boy Scout merit badge pamphlet has been created for the BSA by topic authorities for each merit badge. The pamphlets contain requirements, introductory information and supplemental reference text. A scout can purchase pamphlets from...

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Quelli che pedalano

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Author: Davide Cassani  |  Isbn: 9788804598701  |  File size: 103MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 166  |  Language: Italian  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Qual è la bicicletta giusta per cominciare? Come si fa a trovare la motivazione per alzarsi la domenica mattina e affrontare 60 chilometri sui pedali? Come coprirsi nella brutta stagione? Come alimentarsi per una gran fondo? A queste e alle molte domande che i cicloamatori si...

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Meeting Tom Brady : One Man's Quest for Truth, Enlightenment, & a Simple Game of Catch

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Author: Richard J. King  |  Isbn: 9781611688047  |  File size: 4.21MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 268  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Imagine that you are an average American man. You work hard and love football. Your present is a highway of unbounded opportunity, your future a far horizon unclouded by doubt. Then comes middle age. Who can you look to when the highway begins to crack, when opportunity...

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Hiking Colorado's Weminuche & South San Juan Wilderness Areas

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Author: Donna Ikenberry  |  Isbn: 9780762734221  |  File size: 121MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Fifty-seven comprehensive trail descriptions for Colorado's Weminuche and South San Juan Wilderness areas. Download book...

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Best Hikes Near Reno & Lake Tahoe

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Author: Tracy Salcedo  |  Isbn: 9780762781577  |  File size: 223MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpacking trip. Each hike includes: location, length, hiking time, level of difficulty, and if dogs can come along. Other...

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Sport, Coaching & Intellectual Disability

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Author: David Hassan, Roy McConkey, and Sandra Dowling  |  Isbn: 9780415735773  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation,...

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Ken Schultz's Essentials of Fishing

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Author: Ken Schultz  |  Isbn: 9780470444313  |  File size: 61.1MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Don’t Let the Big One Get Away Ken Schultz’s Essentials of Fishing is the new authority on the sport you love, whether you’re an expert or a beginner. Organized by topic, this information-packed reference offers fast and easy access to all of the fishing facts,...

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Gene Doping - the Future of Doping?

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Author: Birte Steven-Vitense, Stefanie Schardien, Steffen Albach, and Swen Körner  |  Isbn: 9783631670941  |  File size: 1.91MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 151  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Gene doping is regarded as the form of performance enhancement in elite sports with the greatest potential which also raises issues for all of society that transcend competitive sport. This book brings together...

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Sports Coaching Research: Context, Consequences, & Consciousness

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Author: Anthony Bush  |  Isbn: 9780415890267  |  File size: 1.07MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 186  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant...

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Coming On Strong: Gender & Sexuality in Women's Sport, 2 edition

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Author: Susan K Cahn  |  Isbn: 0252080645  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Acclaimed since its original publication, Coming on Strong has become a much-cited touchstone in scholarship on women and sports. In this new edition, Susan K. Cahn updates her detailed history of women's sport and the struggles over gender, sexuality, race, class, and policy that...

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US Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76

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Author: Department of Defense  |  Isbn: 9780967512396  |  File size: 2.72MB  |  Year: 1970  |  Pages: 285  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Army Survival Manual is the finest single source for self-reliance for all extreme circumstances. A must for anyone who wants to know how to survive in primitive conditions. The book is very straightforward with many pictures and user-friendly illustrations, written in...

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Best Bike Rides Washington, DC: Great Recreational Rides in the Metro Area

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Author: Martin Fernandez  |  Isbn: 9780762780815  |  File size: 24.86MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Best Bike Rides Washington D.C. describes over 30 of the greatest recreational rides in the Washington D.C. area. Road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great...

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