Sports & Recreation Books
One of the most recognisable, respected and inspirational men on earth, Muhammad Ali is the world's most famous boxing hero. Ali brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport, and his charm and wit changed forever what the world expects of a champion athlete. This is the ultimate biography to match Ali's lifetime of extraordinary achievements.
This volume brings together the world's leading researchers and practitioners working on mental toughness to discuss this vital ingredient of performance excellence in sport, to survey the latest research and to present cutting-edge developments in theory and professional practice.
Fully endorsed by OCR for use with the 2008 OCR PE A Level specification, this Student Book comes with a CD-ROM featuring LiveText - an electronic version of the Student Book - and Exam Cafe, which provides interactive revision support for exam preparation. It also includes tips on exam techniques and revision advice direct from examiners.
This text guides the student through the full research process, from selecting the most appropriate statistical procedure, to analysing data, to the presentation of results, illustrating every key step in the process with clear examples, case-studies and data taken from sport and exercise settings.
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Award-winning photographer Michael Donald has spent six years tracking down the 34 living members of an exclusive club: the only people to have scored in a FIFA World CupT Final.
Covers the OCR specification. This book focuses on assessment to help students get the best results in the qualification. Written by examiners, it contains sections on Historical Studies, Comparative Studies, Sports Psychology, Biomechanics and Exercise, and Sport Physiology.
The "10 Essentials" have long been recognized as the minimum amount of survival gear you should carry when heading into the backcountry. This book breaks down the gear options into what works, what doesn't, and why.
Like "The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook, " this new cookbook will bring together outdoor recipes, cooking methods, and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience geared toward kids with "The Scout's Campfire Cookbook for Kids." This user-friendly cookbook is aimed at Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders, but is appropriate for backpackers, campers, canoers and kayakers, or anyone else who wants to show children how to eat well in the wilderness.
The updated version of the classic guide to bodybuilding includes more than one thousand step-by-step photographs and illustrations, the latest data on diet and nutrition, sports-related injuries, and much more. Reprint.
"Hiking and Backpacking with Dogs highlights the benefits of enjoying the great outdoors with your dog. Learn how to choose, train, condition, and care for your canine hiking companion and plan outdoor trail excurious and overnighters"--
"Triathlon Training Fundamentals caters directly to the beginner. Triathlon Training Fundamentals presents all of the basic information needed in plain language, from why and how to get started and what events to select, to what equipment to get and how to maintain it, to how to train for each leg of the race--swimming, biking, and running. Triathlon Training Fundamentals goes beyond laying out the basics to also tackle smaller--but equally as important--topics often overlooked in other books, like how to adjust training to fit your specific needs (such as if you have health issues, or are a youth or a woman) or how to troubleshoot equipment and health issues on race day"--
Brian Glanville's dramatic history of the world's most famous football tournament has become the most authoritative guide to the World Cup. Fully revised and updated in anticipation of Russia's hosting of the event in 2018, this is the definitive book on the World Cup for football fans and novices alike.