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Sports & outdoor recreation

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports & outdoor recreation category. Presented with a red border are the Sports & outdoor recreation books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sports & outdoor recreation books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Pain Killer

Pain Killer

Author: Brantt Myhres Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/02/2021

26 Marathons

26 Marathons

Author: Meb Keflezighi, Scott Douglas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2021

Cycling Atlas Europe

Cycling Atlas Europe

Author: Claude Droussent Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2021

Maps, technical details, tourist information, comments, hacks, and tips Claude Droussent has assembled the best cycling travel guide ever published with the aid of Strava, the mapping app that includes information from the world s most knowledgeable and expert cyclists who have actually ridden these trails and critically reviewed and rated them. The guide features 350 of the most scenic cycling routes all over Europe hand-selected by an expert. Not only do the selected routes showcase each region s most iconic sites and most perfect scenery, they also offer considerable information to maximize the sporting experience while taking into account gastronomic high points and cultural and historical features along the way.

Interviews with Inspiration

Interviews with Inspiration

Author: James Willstrop Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/02/2021

Interviews with Inspiration is a forensic study of what it means and what it takes to be outstanding in the world of sport. It is written by world number one squash player and Commonwealth gold medallist James Willstrop; throughout his squash career he continuously 'did what it took', both physically and mentally, to reach the highest levels - often to unnecessary and somewhat damaging lengths. James talks to some of the sporting and cultural figures who inspired him and reflects on what they do and what drives them to do it. As well as profiling some great athletes of our time, he also delves into the worlds of writing, theatre, and even eye surgery: exploring parallels and differences that exist when people do things across the highest levels. Interviews with Inspiration provides a fascinating insight into a cross-section of icons and achievers, from the viewpoint of one of the most successful English athletes of a generation.

E-Sportler Warden fur Dummies Junior

E-Sportler Warden fur Dummies Junior

Author: Philip Brulke, Marc Helbig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2021

Full Dissidence

Full Dissidence

Author: Howard Bryant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2021

Runner's World Run Less, Run Faster

Runner's World Run Less, Run Faster

Author: Bill Pierce, Scott Murr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2021

Shinoy and the Chaos Crew: The Day of the Great Chase

Shinoy and the Chaos Crew: The Day of the Great Chase

Author: Chris Callaghan, Zoe Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2021

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available. When Shinoy downloads the Chaos Crew app on his phone, a glitch in the system gives him the power to summon his TV heroes into his world. With the team on board, Shinoy can figure out what dastardly plans S.N.A.I.R. has come up with, and save the day. Location: On the go-kart track ... off the go-kart track Operative: Super-speedy Merit Mission: Stop the runaway go-kart. Try not to think about the fact you're in the runaway go-kart. This exciting title is part of the Shinoy and the Chaos Crew series by Chris Callaghan. Gold/Band 9 books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Sport Policy and Development

Sport Policy and Development

Author: Daniel (University of Chester, UK) Bloyce, Andy (Edge Hill University, UK) Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Now in a fully revised, expanded and updated second edition, Sport Policy and Development introduces the complex relationships between modern sport, policy, development and other aspects of wider society. It clearly explains the wider policy context that frames the governance and management of sport, and closely examines the two central components of sport development: development of sport (from grassroots to elite level) and development through sport (how sport is used at community level to achieve social objectives and to tackle social problems). This new edition includes five completely new chapters, covering key contemporary issues such as: Developing people, including volunteering, social capital and social responsibility The relationship between evidence, policy, politics and ideology Disability, health promotion and inclusion through sport Anti-doping policy and programmes in sport International sport-for-development and peace The book includes detailed case studies throughout, such as of London 2012 and Rio 2016, that demonstrate the ways in which the sport policy and development fields have changed, and are continually changing in response to the increasing political, social and cultural significance of sport. Accessible and engaging, this textbook is an invaluable introduction to sport policy and sport development for students, practitioners and policy-makers alike.

Sport Policy and Development

Sport Policy and Development

Now in a fully revised, expanded and updated second edition, Sport Policy and Development introduces the complex relationships between modern sport, policy, development and other aspects of wider society. It clearly explains the wider policy context that frames the governance and management of sport, and closely examines the two central components of sport development: development of sport (from grassroots to elite level) and development through sport (how sport is used at community level to achieve social objectives and to tackle social problems). This new edition includes five completely new chapters, covering key contemporary issues such as: Developing people, including volunteering, social capital and social responsibility The relationship between evidence, policy, politics and ideology Disability, health promotion and inclusion through sport Anti-doping policy and programmes in sport International sport-for-development and peace The book includes detailed case studies throughout, such as of London 2012 and Rio 2016, that demonstrate the ways in which the sport policy and development fields have changed, and are continually changing in response to the increasing political, social and cultural significance of sport. Accessible and engaging, this textbook is an invaluable introduction to sport policy and sport development for students, practitioners and policy-makers alike.

Sport and Anthropology

Sport and Anthropology

Author: Thomas F. (University of Brighton, UK) Carter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

This is the first book to offer a comprehensive, critical analysis of the relationship between sport and anthropology. It introduces the reader to the distinct ways that anthropologists consider and research sport, and argues that its central object of enquiry - humanity - leads to very different questions about sport from those posed by sociology, political science or other disciplines. It draws on unusual sporting examples, including darts, cockfighting and buzkahi, to convey to the reader the full array of sporting practices as well as the complex factors behind the emergence of sport, opening up fascinating perspectives for any student or researcher working in sport or anthropology.