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Now available in paperback, the Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies
is the most authoritative and comprehensive single-volume reference work ever
published on sport. With over one million words of text arranged into more than
1000 entries and articles, it covers the full range of sub-disciplines within
sports studies; including scientific, social scientific and medical approaches.
The encyclopedia is alphabetically organized and consists of: principal
articles covering key disciplinary areas, such as sports economics and sports
history large topical entries on central subjects such as resistance training
and the diagnosis of sports injuries smaller topical entries on subjects such
as cross training and projectile motion short overviews of other important
terms and concepts, from metabolism and motivation to muscle tension-length
With over 150 contributing authors from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, South
Africa, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong and continental Europe, the Encyclopedia
of International Sports Studies is an unparalleled work of sports scholarship.
Accessibly written, facts-fronted and including full cross-referencing and
guides to further reading throughout, this is an essential addition to the
bookshelf of any student, researcher, teacher or professional working in sport.