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It's a Brand New Game
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Michael Patterson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-16 - Publisher:

It's a BRAND New Game explores how football has changed from a 3pm Saturday afternoon match for all....into a multimedia extravaganza, complete with celebrity players endorsed by corporate giants, the ever growing digital influence and the importance of building clubs into leading global brands! After two years researching the project
Young Runners at the Top
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: Brad Hudson, Lize Brittin, Kevin Beck
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-16 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In today’s hyper-competitive world, young athletes are often pushed to compete and pressured to succeed to the point of burnout. It doesn’t have to be that way, though, because many young runners genuinely enjoy training and racing. But in order to train and compete intelligently—to become better runners yet avoid
Not Just a Game
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Jean Harvey, Hart Cantelon
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

Organized sport as we know it is not an expression of social consensus or of continuing progess toward a better world, nor is it a homogenous, cohesive entity. This book invites us to consider the hidden face of Canadian sport.
Mental Health Challenges in Elite Sport: Balancing Risk with Reward
Language: en
Authors: Tadhg Eoghan MacIntyre, Judy Van Raalte, Britton W. Brewer, Marc Jones, Deirdre O’Shea, Paul Joseph McCarthy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-29 - Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

Elite sport typically provides obvious rewards in terms of recognition, finance and acclaim for athletic performance. Increasingly, we are becoming aware of the risks that elite athletes, their entourage, including families, sport-science support team and coaches are exposed to. Twelve original articles, seven commentaries and a corrigendum, are structured in
The Sociology of Sports
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Tim Delaney, Tim Madigan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-22 - Publisher: McFarland

In its second edition, this book takes a fresh approach to the study of sports, presenting key concepts such as socialization, economics, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, the media and the role of sports in society. The authors offer a critical examination but highlight also the many positive aspects of