eBook Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1933782625
  • ISBN-13: 9781933782621
  • DDC: 796.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

The renowned Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world. The third edition integrates Berkshire's past work on women in sports and extreme sports into a complete sporting library.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport.
Table of Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Olympic Events—Winter (2014) and Summer (2016).
Unfamiliar Sports Descriptions.
Introduction.
1: Academies and Camps.
2: Aerobics.
3: Aesthetics.
4: African Games.
5: Agents.
6: Aikido.
7: The America's Cup.
8: Animal Rights.
9: Anthropology.
10: Anthropology Days, St. Louis 1904.
11: Anti-Jock Movement.
12: Arab Games.
13: Archery.
14: Ascot.
15: The Ashes.
16: Asian Games.
17: Athletes as Heroes.
18: Athletic Talent Migration.
19: Badminton.
20: Ballooning.
21: BASE Jumping.
22: Baseball.
23: Basketbal.
24: Beauty.
25: Biathlon.
26: Bicycle Motocross (BMX).
27: Bicycle Racing, Mountain.
28: Big Wave Contests.
29: Billiards.
30: Biomechanics.
31: Biotechnology.
32: Bobsleigh.
33: Body Image.
34: Bodybuilding.
35: Boomerang Throwing.
36: Boston Marathon.
37: Bouldering.
38: Bowls and Bowling.
39: Boxing.
40: Brand Management.
41: British Open.
42: Buildering.
43: Bullfighting.
44: Bungee Jumping.
45: Burnout.
46: Buzkashi.
47: Camogie.
48: Canoe Racing, Outrigger.
49: Canoeing and Kayaking.
50: Capoeira.
51: Carriage Driving.
52: Cave Diving.
53: Caving.
54: Celebrity Athletes.
55: Central American and Caribbean Games.
56: Chariot Racing.
57: Cheerleading.
58: Child Sport Stars.
59: Climbing.
60: Clubsport Systems.
61: Coaching.
62: Coeducation.
63: Collective Bargaining.
64: College Athletes.
65: Colosseum (Rome).
66: Commodification and Commercialization.
67: Commonwealth Games.
68: Community.
69: Competition.
70: Country Clubs.
71: Cricket.
72: Cricket World Cup.
73: Croquet.
74: Curling.
75: Cycling.
76: Dance.
77: DanceSport.
78: Darts.
79: Davis Cup.
80: Deaflympics.
81: Diet and Weight Loss.
82: Diffusion of Sports.
83: Disability Sports.
84: Diving.
85: Diving, Free.
86: Diving, Scuba.
87: Doping.
88: Duathlon.
89: Eating Disorders.
90: Education, Adventure.
91: The Elfstedentocht.
92: Elite Sports Parents.
93: Endorsements.
94: Endurance.
95: Environment and Sports.
96: ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Network).
97: Exercise and Health.
98: Extreme Media.
99: Extreme Sports.
100: Extreme Sports in the Olympics.
1: Facility Management.
2: Facility Naming Rights.
3: Falconry.
4: Fan Loyalty.
5: Fantasy Sports.
6: Feminist Perspectives.
7: Fencing.
8: Fishing.
9: Fitness.
10: Fitness Industry.
11: Floorball (Innebandy).
12: Flying, Long-Distance.
13: Folk Sports.
14: Footbag (Hacky Sack).
15: Football, American.
16: Football, Australian Rules.
17: Fishing.
18: Football, Flag.
19: Football, Gaelic.
20: Football (Soccer).
21: Foxhunting.
22: Franchise Relocation.
23: Free Agency.
24: Gay Games.
25: Gender Equity.
26: Gender Verification.
27: Gladiator Competitions.
28: Globalization.
29: Goalball.
30: Golf.
31: Gymnastics, Apparatus.
32: Gymnastics, History Of.
33: Gymnastics, Rhythmic.
34: Handball, Team.
35: Hang Gliding.
36: Hazing.
37: Henley Regatta.
38: Heptathlon.
39: Highland Games.
40: History.
41: Hockey, Field.
42: Hockey, Ice.
43: Hockey, In-Line.
44: Gladiator Competitions.
45: Homophobia.
46: Horse Racing.
47: Horseback Riding.
48: Human Movement Studies.
49: Hurling.
50: Iditarod.
51: Indianapolis 500.
52: Injury.
53: Injury, Youth.
54: Intercollegiate Athletics.
55: International Olympic Academy.
56: International Olympic Committee.
57: Jet Skiing.
58: Jogging.
59: Jousting.
60: Judo.
61: Jujutsu.
62: Karate.
63: Kendo.
64: Kite Sports.
65: Kitesurfing.
66: Korfball.
67: Lacrosse.
68: Le Mans.
69: Lifeguarding Competitions.
70: Luge.
71: Maccabiah Games.
72: Management.
73: Marketing.
74: Martial Arts, Mixed.
75: Martial Arts, Traditional Japanese.
76: Mascots.
77: Masters Tournament.
78: Media-Sports Complex.
79: Memorabilia Industry.
80: Mental Conditioning.
81: Mesoamerican Ball Court Games.
82: Motocross.
83: Motorvehicle Sports.
84: Mountaineering.
85: Movies.
86: Multiculturalism.
87: Mythology.
88: Naginata.
89: Native American Games and Sports.
90: Netball.
91: Nutrition.
92: Officiating.
93: Olympic Resistance.
94: Olympics, 2012.
95: Olympics, Summer.
96: Olympics, Winter.
97: Orienteering.
98: Ownership.
99: Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race.
100: Pain.
101: The Pankration.
102: Paralympics.
103: Parkour.
104: Pelota.
105: Pentathlon, Modern.
106: Play-By-Play Announcing.
107: Play vs. Organized Sport.
108: Playgrounds.
109: Politics.
110: Polo.
111: Polo, Bicycle and Motorcycle.
112: Polo, Water.
113: Powerlifting.
114: Prayer.
115: Professionalism vs. Amateurism.
1: Race Walking and Pedestrianism.
2: Racing, Adventure.
3: Racquetball.
4: Religion.
5: Revenue Sharing.
6: Ringette.
7: Risk-Taking Behavior.
8: Rituals.
9: Rodeo.
10: Roller Derby.
11: Rope Jumping.
12: Rounders and Stoolball.
13: Rowing.
14: Rugby.
15: Running, Cross-Country.
16: Running, Marathon and Distance.
17: Salary Caps.
18: Senior Sports.
19: Sepak Takraw.
20: Shinty.
21: Shooting.
22: Silat.
23: Skateboarding.
24: Skating, Ice (Figure).
25: Skating, Ice (Speed).
26: Skating, In-Line.
27: Ski Jumping.
28: Skiing, Alpine.
29: Skiing, Cross-Country (Nordic).
30: Skiing, Extreme.
31: Skiing, Freestyle.
32: Skiing, Water.
33: Skydiving and Skysurfing.
34: Snowboarding.
35: Soaring.
36: Social Class and Sport.
37: Softball.
38: Southeast Asian Games.
39: Special Olympics.
40: Spectators.
41: Sponsorship.
42: Sporting Goods Industry.
43: Sports and National Identity.
44: Sports as Religion.
45: Sports Medicine.
46: Sports Tourism.
47: Sports Writing and Reporting.
48: Sportsmanship.
49: Squash.
50: Stanley Cup.
51: Strength.
52: Super Bowl.
53: Surfing.
54: Swimming (Overview).
55: Swimming, Open Water.
56: Swimming, Synchronized.
57: Taekwondo.
58: Tai Chi.
59: Technology.
60: Tennis.
61: Tennis, Table (Ping-Pong).
62: Title IX.
63: Tour De France.
64: Track and Field—Jumping and Throwing.
65: TrackandField—Running and Hurdling.
66: Training, Athletic.
67: Triathlon.
68: Turner Festivals.
69: Violence.
70: Volleyball.
71: Volleyball, Beach.
72: Wakeboarding.
73: Wakeskating.
74: Weightlifting.
75: Wimbledon.
76: Windsurfing.
77: Women's Sports, Media Coverage Of.
78: World Cup.
79: World Series.
80: World University Games.
81: Wrestling.
82: Wrestling, Sumo.
83: X Games.
84: Yachting, Ice.
85: Yoga.
86: Youth Sports.
Contributors.
Famous Sporting Events and Venues.
Governing Bodies and Associations by Sport.
Index.