I'm Glad My Mom Died
It Ends with Us
Overkill
Verity
Ugly Love
The Challenge
Where the Crawdads Sing
All Good People Here
Just One Kiss
The 6:20 Man
November 9
The Daughter's Tale

Women s Cricket and Global Processes

Women s Cricket and Global Processes
  • Author : Philippa Velija
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-06-13
  • ISBN : 9781137323521
  • Detail : How can the diffusion and development of women's cricket as a global sport be explained? Women 's Cricket and Global Processes considers the emergence and growth of women's cricket around the world and seeks to provide a sociological explanation for how and why the women's game has developed the way it has....

The Roger Kahn Reader

The Roger Kahn Reader
  • Author : Roger Kahn
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06
  • ISBN : 9781496207166
  • Detail : Most famous for his classic work The Boys of Summer, Roger Kahn is widely regarded as one of the greatest sportswriters of our time. The Roger Kahn Reader is a rich collection of his stories and articles that originally appeared in publications such as Sports Illustrated, theNew York Times, Esquire, and the Nation. Kahn's pieces, published between 1952 and today, present a vivid, turbulent, and intimate picture of more than half a century in American sport. His standout writings bring us close to entrepreneurs and hustlers (Walter O'Malley and Don King), athletes of Olympian gifts (Ted William...

A Simple Guide to Getting an Athletic Scholarship

A Simple Guide to Getting an Athletic Scholarship
  • Author : Gary Hiles
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-02
  • ISBN : 9781608447541
  • Detail : If you need to find an athletic scholarship, this book will provide the help you need. The author teaches parents and athletes the basics of how to get athletes noticed by college coaches and how to find thousands of dollars in athletic scholarships. The book tells how to avoid common mistakes, such as parents waiting too late to start the scholarship search process, and encourages parents to hedge their bets and not limit their options before receiving an offer. Parents looking for detailed ways to help their athletically talented child will find them, whether it's how to create mailing lists...

Nutrient Timing

Nutrient Timing
  • Author : John Ivy
  • Publisher : Basic Health Publications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 1591201411
  • Detail : Using cutting-edge research studies from leading sports science laboratories, Nutrient Timing shatters myths and misconceptions about how to provide optimum nutrition to working muscles. It shows that when the right combination of nutrients is delivered at the right time, one can activate his/her body's muscle machinery to increase muscle strength, improve endurance and increase lean muscle mass....

Hunting Africa

Hunting Africa
  • Author : Angela Thompsell
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • ISBN : 9781137494436
  • Detail : This book recovers the multiplicity of meanings embedded in colonial hunting and the power it symbolized by examining both the incorporation and representation of British women hunters in the sport and how African people leveraged British hunters' dependence on their labor and knowledge to direct the impact and experience of hunting....

Hunting Africa

Hunting Africa
  • Author : Angela Thompsell
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • ISBN : 9781137494436
  • Detail : This book recovers the multiplicity of meanings embedded in colonial hunting and the power it symbolized by examining both the incorporation and representation of British women hunters in the sport and how African people leveraged British hunters' dependence on their labor and knowledge to direct the impact and experience of hunting....

Research Handbook on Sport Governance

Research Handbook on Sport Governance
  • Author : Mathieu Winand
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9781786434821
  • Detail : Sports governance has developed into a considerable field of research, and has piqued many researchers’ interest worldwide. What’s more, recent scandals that have affected the world of sport can be directly related to misgovernance. Research Handbook on Sport Governance aims to gather the state-of-the art research on sports governance. It offers a vital reference point for advancing research on the matter, while illustrating different approaches and perspectives, such as good governance principles, systemic governance, political governance and network governance....

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Football

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Football
  • Author : Rob Price
  • Publisher : Price World Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-10-31
  • ISBN : 9781936910922
  • Detail : "The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Football" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date football-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round football-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other Football book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book will have players of all positions and s...

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Sport

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Sport
  • Author : Steven J. Overman
  • Publisher : Mercer University Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780881462265
  • Detail : Steven Overman explores the concordant values of the Protestant ethic, capitalism, and sport by applying German scholar Max Weber's seminal thesis. Weber demonstrated a relationship between the Protestant ethic and a form of economic behavior he labeled the "Spirit of capitalism." The work introduces readers to the doctrines and values experience, focusing on the framing of work and play in light of an intense unease with human pleasure and idleness. The United States is portrayed as the quintessential Protestant ethic society. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Sport proposes "seven Prote...

Anthology of Statistics in Sports

Anthology of Statistics in Sports
  • Author : Jim Albert
  • Publisher : SIAM
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • ISBN : 0898718384
  • Detail : The unlikely worlds of sports fans and statisticians collide in this interesting and accessible collection of previously published articles on the use of statistics to analyze sports, which the editors have thoughtfully culled from a variety of American Statistical Association (ASA) publications. Heavily weighted in the areas of competition (rating players and teams, evaluating strategies for victory), the articles vary in mathematical complexity, but most will be accessible to readers with a general knowledge of statistics. Newly written material from the editors and other notable contributor...

From Season to Season

From Season to Season
  • Author : Joseph L. Price
  • Publisher : Mercer University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 0865546940
  • Detail : In From Season to Season: Sports as American Religion, nine scholars of religion and theology explore the relationship between religion and sports in American popular culture and the role of sports as religion....