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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!

The Diary of Sport History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

The Diary of Sport History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

Author: Nick Weatherhogg Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2020

The Diary of Sport brings together the most memorable moments and characters in sports history, in one enthralling diary. It's not just about football, rugby and cricket - there are highlights from lesser-known sports such as icosathlon, camogie and Haxey Hood as well as the obsolete Olympic events of one-armed weightlifting, two-handed discus, rope climbing and the swimming obstacle course. Read about the evolution of every major sport from humble beginnings to the multi-million pound businesses we know today. With an entry for every day of the year, you'll learn about the most significant contributions of the famous - and sometimes infamous - men and women who make the world of sport so compelling. Discover how sporting hostilities led to war, the sporting geniuses guilty of crass stupidity and the mediocre competitors who achieved glory with one inspired moment of sublime brilliance. There are underdogs, heroes and villains, gifted winners, spectacular losers and bizarre events aplenty in this page-turning compendium.

Authentic Iron Palm The Three Stages of Developing Iron Palm

Authentic Iron Palm The Three Stages of Developing Iron Palm

Author: Phillip Starr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/03/2020

Human Motor Development A Lifespan Approach

Human Motor Development A Lifespan Approach

Author: Greg Payne Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2020

Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach 10th Edition offers an overview to the study of changes in human movement across the lifespan. The book uses a wholistic approach and emphasizes the importance of intellectual, social and physical development and their impact on human motor development at all ages. The tenth edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most recent research and technology in human motor development. Organized into five sections, the book examines key topics in motor development including the relationship between cognitive and social development and motor development, factors affecting development, changes across the lifespan, and assessment in motor development. Highly illustrated and written for student accessibility, Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach is essential reading for students of motor control and development, kinesiology, human performance, and students interested in physical therapy, physical education, and exercise science. The book also provides access to a fully updated companion website, which includes laboratory exercises, an instructors' manual, a test bank, and lecture slides.

Human Motor Development A Lifespan Approach

Human Motor Development A Lifespan Approach

Author: Greg Payne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2020

Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach 10th Edition offers an overview to the study of changes in human movement across the lifespan. The book uses a wholistic approach and emphasizes the importance of intellectual, social and physical development and their impact on human motor development at all ages. The tenth edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most recent research and technology in human motor development. Organized into five sections, the book examines key topics in motor development including the relationship between cognitive and social development and motor development, factors affecting development, changes across the lifespan, and assessment in motor development. Highly illustrated and written for student accessibility, Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach is essential reading for students of motor control and development, kinesiology, human performance, and students interested in physical therapy, physical education, and exercise science. The book also provides access to a fully updated companion website, which includes laboratory exercises, an instructors' manual, a test bank, and lecture slides.

The Sports Book The Sports*The Rules*The Tactics*The Techniques

The Sports Book The Sports*The Rules*The Tactics*The Techniques

Author: DK Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The ultimate guide to sports, this book is the perfect reference for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 - an amazing year for sport. Discover the origins, rules, and key players for more than 200 sports - from equestrian sports, athletics and gymnastics to winter sports and extreme sports. Learn the key skills and tactics of the world's best competitors, along with the latest facts and statistics, including updated world and Olympic records. This fully revised edition includes fully up-to-date information on the rules and results for more than 200 of the world's greatest sports such as football, cricket, basketball and golf. It also offers an exciting overview of the hugely anticipated Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, along with coverage of all previous Olympics, and profiles every Olympic sport, including the new ones for Tokyo - baseball, softball, karate, sport climbing, surfing, and skateboarding. The Sports Book is perfect for any sports buffs in need of an ultimate quick-reference guide, or anyone looking to top up their sports knowledge.

2020 Minor League Baseball Analyst

2020 Minor League Baseball Analyst

Author: Rob Gordon, Jeremy Deloney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

How to Shit in the Woods An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art

How to Shit in the Woods An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art

Author: Kathleen Meyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

Stress Management for Life: A Research-Based Experiential Approach

Stress Management for Life: A Research-Based Experiential Approach

Author: Margie (South Dakota State University) Hesson, Michael (Weber State University) Olpin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Finally, a textbook that you don't mind reading. In fact, you'll probably share it with your stressed-out family and friends. And when the class has finished, you probably won't sell it back. STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, 5th Edition, and the accompanying stress-reducing audio files, contain all the leading-edge tools, principles, and experiences you need to help you profoundly reduce and even prevent stress. More than just a book about how to manage stress, this book offers you a life-changing experience. If you're tired of headaches, difficulties sleeping, feeling burned out or depressed, or experiencing a host of other chronic stress symptoms; if you'd like to master mindfulness, meditation, yoga, positive self-talk, find meaning, manage your time, and dozens of other stress-managing tools, this is the only stress management book you'll ever need.

Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education

Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education

Author: Justin A. (Old Dominion University, US) Haegele Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2020

This handbook represents the first comprehensive and evidence-based review of theory, research, and practice in the field of adapted physical education (APE). Exploring philosophical and foundational aspects of APE, the book outlines the main conceptual frameworks informing research and teaching in this area and presents important material that will help shape best practice and future research. Written by world-leading researchers, the book introduces the key themes in APE, such as historical perspectives on disability, disability and the law, language, and measurement. It examines the most significant theoretical frameworks for understanding APE, from embodiment and social cognitive theory to occupational socialization, and surveys current debates and practical issues in APE, such as teacher training, the use of technology, and physical inactivity and health. Acknowledging the importance of the voices of children, parents and peers, the book also explores research methods and paradigms in APE, with each chapter including directions for further research. Offering an unprecedented wealth of material, the Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education is an essential reference for advanced students, researchers and scholars working in APE, and useful reading for anybody with an interest in disability, physical education, sports coaching, movement science or youth sport.