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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!

Beach Rugby

Beach Rugby

Author: Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Summer Rugby

Summer Rugby

Author: Rugger Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Sport in Iceland How Small Nations Achieve International Success

Sport in Iceland How Small Nations Achieve International Success

Author: Vidar (University of Iceland, Iceland) Halldorsson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments in recent years. This fascinating study argues that team sport success is culturally produced and that in order to understand collective achievement we have to consider the socio-cultural context. Based on unparalleled access to key personnel, including top coaches, athletes and administrators, the book explores Icelandic cultural capital as a factor in sporting success, from traditions of workmanship, competitive play and teamwork to international labour migration and knowledge transfer. The first book to focus specifically on the socio-cultural aspects of a small nation's international sporting success, this is an original and illuminating contribution to the study of the sociology of sport. Sport in Iceland: How small nations achieve international success is fascinating reading for team sport enthusiasts, coaches, managers and organisers, as well as for any student or scholar with an interest in the sociology of sport, strategic sports development, sports policy or sports administration.

Beach Balls

Beach Balls

Author: Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

A Yoga life

A Yoga life

Author: Yoga Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Summer Rugby

Summer Rugby

Author: Rugger Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Summer Rugby

Summer Rugby

Author: Rugger Blokes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2019

A Yoga life

A Yoga life

Author: Yoga Blokes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2019

A Yoga life

A Yoga life

Author: Yoga Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Beach Balls

Beach Balls

Author: Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Beach Rugby

Beach Rugby

Author: Blokes Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

Beach Balls

Beach Balls

Author: Blokes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2019