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American Football

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...Samuel Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Performance Demands of American Football In this chapter, we introduce the sport of American football (AmF) and discuss the various factors of importance for players and the relative...

The Father of American Football

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Walter Camp was never an All-American but for thirty-seven years the maker of All-Americans, never a paid coach but the “coach of coaches,” never a ruler but the preeminent creator of rules.On Camp’s importance to football, see Martin...

American Football

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

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...© Human KineticsFootball is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it.Football has a reputation for being a dangerous sport in which players can suffer severe injuries. Consequently, issues...

Home Is the City

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Every year my family takes a ski trip to Utah, and every time we reach the slopes, we get the same greeting. People stare. Not for long. Not with the same intensity Beyoncé might get if she walked into a frat house. But people stare...

Show Time

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Even now, it seems such an unlikely birthplace for trash talking. And in a sense, it was chosen by chance. A major heavyweight championship fight was scheduled to take place in Boston in November of 1964, but an injury to the champ delayed...

Academic Divide

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...This uniquely urban American tale begins on an outdoor basketball court filled with cracks in the pavement, rust on the rim, and kids with dreams. One of the boys is faster, stronger, and slicker with the ball than the others. He stands...

Sport Case Studies and Playlists

Costas I. Karageorghis

Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.This section presents two case studies...

Job Design

Packianathan Chelladurai

Packianathan Chelladurai, PhD, is a distinguished professor in the School of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management at Troy University in Troy, Alabama. Widely recognized as a leader in the field of sport management, Chelladurai has taught human resource management in sport and recreation for the past 40 years in both Canada and the United States. He is the author of six books, including Sport Management: Macro Perspectives, which was the first book to apply organizational theory to sport management. He has also written more than 115 journal articles and 39 book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shannon Kerwin

Shannon Kerwin, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of sport management at Brock University. Her research relates to how personal and organizational values align in order to enhance important organizational outcomes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Human Resource Management in Sport and Recreation

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...After reading this chapter, you will be able todistinguish between job simplification, job rotation, and job enlargement;understand the concept of job enrichment;explain the various attributes of jobs and their motivational...

Race, Class, and Gender Theory

Earl Smith

Earl Smith, PhD, is director of American ethnic studies and professor of sociology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has over 20 years of experience as an instructor and researcher of topics in sociology of sport, and he has gained recognition as a Rubin Distinguished Professor. He focuses on the intersection of sociological, psychological, and economic theories and empirical research in sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Benny Cooper

Sociology of Sport and Social Theory

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Associated PressSocial theory: Race, class, and genderProponents of the theory: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Michael Messner, Patricia Hill CollinsWhat the theory says: Race, class, and gender theory focuses on ways in which power, privilege...

Masculinities and the Sociology of Sport

Sociology of Sport and Social Theory

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Kosecki/Imago/Icon SMISocial theory: Hegemonic masculinityProponents of the theory: R.W. ConnellWhat the theory says: Consistent with traditional gender ideals, the hegemonically masculine male is independent, powerful, emotionally...