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A Dictionary of Sports Studies / Edition 1
     

A Dictionary of Sports Studies / Edition 1

by Alan Tomlinson
 

ISBN-10: 019921381X

ISBN-13: 9780199213818

Pub. Date: 04/04/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format.

A Dictionary of Sports Studies contains over 1,100 clear, concise, and authoritative entries compiled by Professor Alan Tomlinson, a leading expert

Overview

This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format.

A Dictionary of Sports Studies 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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199213818
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/04/2010
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
A-Z Dictionary
Appendices

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