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This book charts the history of armoured warfare from the first use of the tank in 1916 right through to the 21st century, adopting military, political and global perspectives. Alaric Searle explores the origins of the tank, the part it played in the First World War and its contribution to...
Written by a sport psychology consultant and an athletic trainer, Psychology of Sport Injury provides a thorough explanation of the elements and effects of sport injuries along with up-to-date research and insights for practical application.
By Wade Gilbert
Presents the best coaching methods and practices for each season on the sport calendar - pre-season, in-season, post-season, and off-season - and offers specific actions, tools, and guidelines for coaches to create a cycle of continuous improvement for themselves, their athletes, and their teams.
By John Gleaves
"This text blends the historical and philosophical disciplines more thoroughly and creatively than any text in the kinesiology subject area. The authors have taken historical events as jumping-off points to help readers see how our philosophical underpinnings of sport and physical activity have been shaped in modern society." --
The ultimate yoga resource for athletes offers instruction on improving strength, flexibility, and balance in any sport or activity. Packed with full-color photos, the book demonstrates poses, breathing, and guided visualization to elevate sport performance.
By Sean Turriff
This step-by-step guide for beginning and intermediate curlers covers throws, brushing, delivery, basic shots, and ice reading. The book includes 40 drills featuring a self-scoring component that allows curlers to chart progress and accelerate improvement in their skill development.
Political metaphors and related figurative discourse tools are characterised by their variability and contentiousness. Using them, discourse participants try to gain competitive advantage over others by offering their audiences new meaning nuances, challenging each other and announcing political initiatives. It is here that metaphor as a means to change meanings...
Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity presents information on sociology of sport to prepare readers for advanced study or practice in the field. This text explores the impact of sport in society and examines careers in sport and physical activity.
With over 40 years of coaching experience, author Dave Chambers presents 500 drills that have been put to the test and used for developing players at all levels of competition in North America and internationally. Drills improve players' shooting, passing, goaltending, and skating skills and in-game strategy and decision making...