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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 Green Bay Packers All-Time All-Stars The Best Players at Each Position for the Green and Gold

The Green Bay Packers All-Time All-Stars The Best Players at Each Position for the Green and Gold

Author: Chuck Carlson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Let's say you're the coach of the Green Bay Packers, deciding which players should start in a Super Bowl match-up against the toughest team in the AFC. But instead of choosing from the current roster, you have every player in the team's100-year history in your locker room. Combining career stats, common sense, and a host of intangibles, veteran sportswriter Chuck Carlson imagines an embarrassment of riches and sets the all-time All-Star Green Bay Packers lineup for the ages.

British Sporting Periodicals An Annotated Bibliography

British Sporting Periodicals An Annotated Bibliography

Author: M. L. Biscotti Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Since the 1700s, British periodicals devoted to field sports have been reporting developments in techniques, trends, legislation, conservation, and more. They therefore provide a detailed examination of the country's rich and broad history of hunting, fishing, foxhunting, and related shooting sports. British Sporting Periodicals: An Annotated Bibliography is the first comprehensive listing of all the periodicals on field sports produced in Great Britain up to 1950. Each title is described in detail, including publisher, place of publication, general content, format, frequency of issue, and publishing history. The book also includes many wonderful images of magazine covers and front pages, diagrams that trace various name changes and mergers, and a detailed timeline. Exhaustively researched and carefully compiled, British Sporting Periodicals is a valuable reference tool for collectors, historians, and researchers of field sports.

Best Outdoor Adventures Chattanooga A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking, Paddling, and Cycling

Best Outdoor Adventures Chattanooga A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking, Paddling, and Cycling

Author: Johnny Molloy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike, paddle, or bike ride? Best Outdoor Adventures Chattanooga details forty of the best hikes, paddles, and bike routes within an hour's drive of the Scenic City (along with extra information on climbing and camping adventures), perfect for the urban dweller and suburbanite who may be hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home.

Above Average at Games The Very Best of P.G. Wodehouse on Sport

Above Average at Games The Very Best of P.G. Wodehouse on Sport

Author: P.G. Wodehouse Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

As Wodehouse's biographer Frances Donaldson observed, it was vitally important to the boy Plum that he was `above average at games'. Luckily, he was known at school as `a noted athlete, a fine footballer and cricketer [and] a boxer', and sport inspired much of his earliest writings, as well as some of his very finest and laugh-out-loud funniest. Wodehouse wrote with trademark wit on a rich range of games - and on cricket and golf, in particular - as well as anyone ever has, bringing a knowledge and a passion born of practice. English cricket inspired in Wodehouse what he himself long considered to be his favourite work; and yet America (which he first visited keenly and then came to call home) led him to the love of baseball, and golf - enthusiasms that drew him to new tales for new audiences, including the celebrated golf stories which John Updike described as `the best fiction ever done about the sport.' This rollicking anthology, selected, edited and introduced by the novelist Richard T. Kelly, offers a vivid picture of Wodehouse at play - in the ring, at the crease, on the tee - which is guaranteed to please any sporting crowd. Beginning with early journalism, taking in extracts from novels and short stories in their entirety, it all adds up to a medal-winning collection.

Skates Made of Bone A History

Skates Made of Bone A History

Author: B.A. Thurber Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2019

Ice skates made from animal bones were used in Europe for millennia before metal-bladed skates were invented. Bronze Age archaeological sites have yielded thousands of examples. They are often mentioned in popular books on the Vikings and sometimes appear in children's literature. Even after metal skates became the norm, people in rural areas continued to use bone skates into the early 1970s. Today, bone skates help scientists and re-enactors understand migrations and interactions among ancient peoples. This book explains how to make and use them and chronicles their history, from their likely invention in the Eurasian steppes to their disappearance in the modern era.

Implications and Impacts of eSports on Business and Society Emerging Research and Opportunities

Implications and Impacts of eSports on Business and Society Emerging Research and Opportunities

Author: David J. Finch Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2019

The global gaming market, due to numerous technological advancements in social media networking and live-streaming video, has exploded in recent years. However, this newly acquired popularity has left many industry professionals pondering a difficult enigma: How does this affect the professional world? Implications and Impacts of eSports on Business and Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides innovative research exploring the immersion of competitive electronic sports and applications within global marketing, business, and society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as social networking, sponsorship branding, and risk management, this book is ideally designed for sports and entertainment practitioners, communications professionals, marketers, business consultants, researchers, professionals, and students seeking current research on potential business opportunities in the eSports industry.

Don Cherry's Hockey Greats And More

Don Cherry's Hockey Greats And More

Author: Don Cherry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

A Sporting Chance

A Sporting Chance

Author: Titus O'Reily Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2019

Official Scarlets Quiz Book, The

Official Scarlets Quiz Book, The

Author: Matthew Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

Physical Activity in Natural Settings Green and Blue Exercise

Physical Activity in Natural Settings Green and Blue Exercise

Author: Aoife A. (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland) Donnelly Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2019

Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges-particularly around mental health and obesity-and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international research on physical activity, health and the natural environment, offering evidence-based guidance on implementing nature-based solutions at individual, patient and population levels. Divided over four sections, the book assesses the current research landscape, explores the underlying psychological and physiological mechanisms of the benefits of green exercise, details applied examples of physical activity in natural settings, and suggests future directions for research and practice. It features contributions from experts from around the world and covers topics including: Self-determination, nature and wellbeing Visual cognition and multisensory stimuli Nature's role in growing resilience Physical education and nature Mindfulness and green exercise Positive psychology and pro-environmental behaviour Timely and prescient, and showcasing real-life examples of green exercise prescription, Physical Activity in Natural Settings is fascinating and important reading for any students or researchers in the psychology or physiology of physical activity and health, physical education or outdoor studies, and policy-makers and health professionals.

Physical Activity in Natural Settings Green and Blue Exercise

Physical Activity in Natural Settings Green and Blue Exercise

Author: Aoife A. (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland) Donnelly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2019

Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges-particularly around mental health and obesity-and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international research on physical activity, health and the natural environment, offering evidence-based guidance on implementing nature-based solutions at individual, patient and population levels. Divided over four sections, the book assesses the current research landscape, explores the underlying psychological and physiological mechanisms of the benefits of green exercise, details applied examples of physical activity in natural settings, and suggests future directions for research and practice. It features contributions from experts from around the world and covers topics including: Self-determination, nature and wellbeing Visual cognition and multisensory stimuli Nature's role in growing resilience Physical education and nature Mindfulness and green exercise Positive psychology and pro-environmental behaviour Timely and prescient, and showcasing real-life examples of green exercise prescription, Physical Activity in Natural Settings is fascinating and important reading for any students or researchers in the psychology or physiology of physical activity and health, physical education or outdoor studies, and policy-makers and health professionals.