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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

by Jon Krakauer

Last spring, Jon Krakauer, the acclaimed author of "Into the Wild", undertook a magazine assignment about expensive adventure/thrill trips around the world. And, in May, he went with an expedition to Mt. Everest, investigating how wise or safe it is to tackle the world's tallest peak. When disaster struck, killing eight climbers, Krakauer survived ...

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Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

by Phil Robertson, Mark Schlabach

This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Robertson, the original Duck Commander and "Duck Dynasty" star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business.

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Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

by Robert S Weinberg

"Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Fourth Edition," continues to provide a thorough introduction to the key concepts in the field. In addition to thoroughly updating the material and including more contemporary examples, this new edition includes an online study guide that provides an interactive learning experience for students.

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Si-Cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle

Si-Cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle

by Si Robertson, Mark Schlabach

A star of the hit A&E show "Duck Dynasty" brings together his best tall tales, crazy exploits, and quirky one-liners in a single collection.

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washingtons 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers,the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British ...

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Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies

Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies

by Jay J. Coakley

"Sports in Society" is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to the study of the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

by Christopher McDougall

Part adventure story, part extreme sports, "Born to Run" is a riveting story about one journalist's quest to discover the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--a reclusive Indian tribe living deep in the Copper Canyon of northern Mexico.

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Strength Training Anatomy

Strength Training Anatomy

by Frederic Delavier

The former editor-in-chief of the French magazine "PowerMag" combines the most effective exercises for all the major muscle groups with full-color illustrations of the muscles used during the exercises.

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Physiology of Sport and Exercise

Physiology of Sport and Exercise

by W Larry Kenney, Jack H Wilmore, David L Costill

"Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Fifth Edition, " offers comprehensive coverage of the relationship between human physiology and exercise. Updated in both content and design, this edition features revamped artwork that better illustrates how the body performs and responds to physical activity.

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The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Dobbins

From the Hollywood superstar who sparked a bodybuilding revolution comes the definitive bodybuilding bible, now completely updated and revised to reflect the latest methods and research. 850 photos & illustrations.

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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning: National Strength and Conditioning Association

by Dr. Thomas R Baechle, Ed.D. (Editor), Roger W Earle (Editor)

Now in its third edition, "Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning" is the most complete reference available for strength and conditioning professionals.

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Five lessons: the modern fundamentals of golf

by Ben Hogan

Ben Hogan, the greatest golfer of our generation, believes that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break 80 if he applies himself intelligently. In this book he tells you, step-by-step, just how to go about it.

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Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport

by Melvin H Williams, Ph.D.

Evaluates scientific data and prudent recommendations for individuals who want to modify their diet for optimal health or exercise/ sport performance. This title uses a question-answer approach, which is convenient to refer while riding a bus or during a lunch break.

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Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications

by Richard A Magill

Motor Learning and Control: Concepts and Applications provides an introductory study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions. The text opens with an introduction to motor skills and control, continues through attention, memory, ...

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Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach

by William E Prentice

Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency-Based Approach is designed to be used by athletic trainers in courses concerned with the scientific, evidence-based and clinical foundations of athletic training and sports medicine. The text leads the student from general foundations to specific concepts relative to injury prevention, evaluation, ...

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True Believer

by Nicholas Sparks

Jeremy Marsh, a science journalist and debunker from New York, has set his sights on finding the real reasons behind the mysterious lights that appear in an ancient southern cemetery, and he heads to the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, in search of the truth. Sceptical by nature, he comes face to face with Lexie Darnell, the town's ...

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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

by Michael Lewis

Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manager, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball book ever" (Rob Neyer, "Slate") but also what "may be the best book ever written on business" ("Weekly Standard").

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Peek-A-Who?

by Nina Laden

The reader can look through die-cut pages for a visual clue to complete a game of peek-a-boo.

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Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport

by Daryl Siedentop

Emphasizes quality services by physical-activity professionals - physical-education teachers, coaches, fitness trainers, athletic trainers, athletic administrators, and the like - both by focusing on professionalism in developing and sustaining good programs and by activism to ensure that programs become widely available to those who need them.

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Successful Coaching

by Rainer Martens

Being a successful coach is not just about Xs and Os and winning games. It's about coaching young people to become successful athletes--and successful human beings. But unless you already have the teaching skills of an educator, the training expertise of a physiologist, the administrative leadership of a business executive, and the counseling ...

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

by David Epstein

Now a "New York Times" Bestseller! "In high school, I wondered whether the Jamaican Americans who made our track team so successful might carry some special speed gene from their tiny island. In college, I ran against Kenyans, and wondered whether endurance genes might have traveled with them from East Africa. At the same time, I began to notice ...

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Kraus' Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society

by Daniel D McLean

Focusing on ten different types of organizationsranging from nonprofit community organizations and armed forces recreation to sports management and travel and tourism sponsorsKraus Recreation and Leisure in Modern Society, Ninth Edition is an invaluable resource for students considering a career in the recreation and leisure industry. This classic ...

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Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction

by Professor Patricia A Adler, Peter Adler

Packed with the most recent and relevant articles in the field, CONSTRUCTIONS OF DEVIANCE: SOCIAL POWER, CONTEXT, AND INTERACTION, Seventh Edition, shows you how to apply the concepts and theories of deviance to the world around you. The text's current, comprehensive coverage includes both theoretical analyses and ethnographic illustrations of how ...

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Principles and Practice of Sport Management

by Lisa Pike Masteralexis

Teaching sport management has never been more exciting and challenging. Principles and Practice of Sport Management, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive, current overview of the sport industry and the sport management field. Students are introduced to various segments of the industry providing them with a foundation of knowledge and ...

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Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries

by Chad Starkey, PhD, Sara D Brown, MS, ATC, Jeffery L Ryan, PT, ATC

"This is by far the most comprehensive and user-friendly text for both professor and student! I am continuing to use it in my Athletic Training Program, and beginning next year, I will institute it into my PT courses in Ortho I & II." --Vincent J. Hudson, MS, PT, ATC, MBA, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, review of the 2nd Edition. ...

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