Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies by Roger Bartlett,Chris Gratton,Christer G. Rolf PDF

By Roger Bartlett,Chris Gratton,Christer G. Rolf

Now to be had in paperback, the Encyclopedia of foreign activities Studies is the main authoritative and complete single-volume reference paintings ever released on game. With over 1000000 phrases of textual content prepared into greater than one thousand entries and articles, it covers the complete variety of sub-disciplines inside activities experiences; together with medical, social clinical and scientific techniques.



The encyclopedia is alphabetically prepared and contains:



  • principal articles masking key disciplinary components, reminiscent of activities economics and activities historical past

  • large topical entries on relevant topics reminiscent of resistance education and the analysis of activities accidents

  • smaller topical entries on topics reminiscent of go education and projectile movement

  • short overviews of different very important phrases and ideas, from metabolism and motivation to muscle tension-length relationship.

With over one hundred fifty contributing authors from the U.S., united kingdom, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong and continental Europe, the Encyclopedia of overseas activities Studies is an unprecedented paintings of activities scholarship. Accessibly written, facts-fronted and together with complete cross-referencing and publications to extra interpreting all through, this can be a necessary addition to the bookshelf of any scholar, researcher, instructor or expert operating in recreation.

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