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Dictionary of Sports Studies

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A Dictionary of Sports Studies by Alan Tomlinson
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This is the brand new Dictionary of Sports Studies. It contains over 1,100 clear, concise, and authoritative entries compiled by Professor Alan Tomlinson, a leading expert in the field. Wide-ranging coverage includes the social, political, economical, and cultural theory of sport, as well as entries relating to exercise, preparation, and performance psychology, and key scientific terms, including nutrition and anatomy. It also features biographies of key sportspeople, information on international organizations and institutions, and detailed appendices with lists of sporting events and winners, including the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. In addition, there are recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Sports Studies companion website. Addressing the need for an A-Z reference guide in the field of sports studies, this dictionary is essential reading for students of sports studies and the related disciplines of leisure and recreation studies, sports science, and physical education. It is also ideal for the general reader with an interest in sport.

Table of Contents

PREFACE ; A-Z DICTIONARY ; APPENDICES

Author Biography

Alan Tomlinson is Professor of Leisure Studies, Sport and Leisure Cultures at the University of Brighton and Head of Chelsea School Research Centre. He was editor of Leisure Studies and of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
Release date Australia
February 25th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
528
Dimensions
128x195x31
ISBN-13
9780199213818
Product ID
3693288

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