eBook Dictionary Of Sports Studies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0191726850
  • ISBN-13: 9780191726859
  • DDC: 306.48303
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 528 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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The definitive A-Z guide to sports studies, containing over 1,100 authoritative entries. This wide-ranging dictionary covers the social, political, economic, and cultural theory of sport and includes biographies, web links, and appendices. An essential reference work for sports students, and for anyone with an interest in sport.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Contents.
1: ABC TV.
2: Abrahams, Harold Maurice.
3: Acclimatization.
4: Achievement Orientation.
5: Action Research.
6: Adidas.
7: Adorno, Theodor W..
8: Adrenaline.
9: Adventure Sports.
10: Aerobic.
11: Aerobics.
12: Aeroplane Racing.
13: Aesthetics.
14: Aetiology.
15: AFC (Asian Football Confederation).
16: Affect Control.
17: African Nations Cup.
18: Agency.
19: Agents.
20: Aggressiveness.
21: Aikido.
22: Airsports.
23: Alienation.
24: Al Kora.
25: Alterity.
26: Alternative Sports.
27: Altitude.
28: Altruism.
29: Amateurism.
30: Ambush Marketing.
31: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
32: American Exceptionalism.
33: American Express.
34: American Football.
35: America's Cup.
36: Anabolic Steroids.
37: Anaerobic.
38: Anaerobic Threshold.
39: Anatomical Movements.
40: Androcentrism.
41: Angling.
42: Anomie.
43: Anquetil, Jacques.
44: Anthropometry.
45: Anxiety.
46: Apartheid.
47: Aquafit.
48: Arc de Triomphe, Prix de L'.
49: Archery.
50: Archival Sources.
51: Argot.
52: Arousal.
53: Arrogation.
54: Ascribed and Achieved Status.
55: Ashe, Arthur.
56: Asian Games.
57: Asian Nations Cup.
58: Asset Stripping.
59: Assimilation.
60: Associativity.
61: AT&T Corporation.
62: Athlete.
63: Athleticism.
64: Athletics.
65: Atlas, Charles.
66: Audience Effect.
67: Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
68: Australian Rules Football.
69: Authoritarian Personality.
70: Autobiography.
71: Autoethnography.
72: Backstage.
73: Badger-Baiting.
74: Badminton.
75: Baillet-Latour, Henri de.
76: Baker, Josephine.
77: Balfour, Arthur James.
78: Balle Au Tambourin.
79: Ball Leaping.
80: Ballooning.
81: Bandy.
82: Barclay, Captain (Robert Barclay Allardice).
83: Baseball.
84: Basketball.
85: Baudrillard, Jean.
86: Bayonet Charging.
87: Beach Volleyball.
88: Behaviour.
89: Behaviourism.
90: Belief System.
91: Benchball.
92: Bentham, Jeremy.
93: Best, George.
94: Best Value.
95: Bharatiya Kushti.
96: Biathlon.
97: Bikila, Abebe.
98: Billiards.
99: Bingo.
100: Biofeedback.
101: Biography.
102: Biomechanics.
103: Biorhythms.
104: Black Economy.
105: Blankers-Koen, Fanny (Francina Elsje).
106: Blues, Oxford and Cambridge.
107: Boating.
108: Bobsleigh.
109: Body, Sociology of the.
110: Bodybuilding.
111: Body Combat.
112: Body Composition.
113: Body Language.
114: Bosman.
115: Bourdieu, Pierrre.
116: Bowling Stones.
117: Bowls.
118: Boxing.
119: Boycott.
120: Bradman, Sir Don (Donald George).
121: Brasher, Christopher William.
122: Bread and Circuses.
123: Bricolage.
124: Brighton Declaration.
125: Brookes, William Penny.
126: Brundage, Avery.
127: Bull-Baiting.
128: Bureaucracy.
129: Burnout.
130: Burns, Tommy.
131: Buyer's Market.
132: Buzkashi.
133: Byzantium, Sport in.
134: Caber Tossing.
135: Caddie.
136: Caesar, Julius Gaius.
137: Caillois, Roger.
138: Calcio.
139: Calcutta Cup.
140: Calf Roping.
141: Calgary Stampede.
142: Californian Sports.
143: Callisthenics.
144: Calorie.
145: Calorimetry.
146: Calva.
147: Cambridge Rules.
148: Cambridge University, Sport at.
149: Camel Racing.
150: Camogie.
151: Camus, Albert.
152: Canadian Football.
153: Canetti, Elias.
154: Cannabinoids.
155: Canoeing.
156: Canoe Polo.
157: Canyoning.
158: Capillary Power.
159: Capitalism.
160: Capoeira.
161: Carbohydrate.
162: Cardus, Neville.
163: Career.
164: Carlyle, Thomas.
165: Carnival.
166: Carnivalesque.
167: Carpentier, Georges.
168: Cartel.
169: Case History.
170: Casement Park.
171: Case Study.
172: Casino Capitalism.
173: Caste.
174: Catastrophe Theory.
175: Catcall.
176: Catharsis.
177: Catholic Church, Attitude Towards Sport in the.
178: Caving.
179: Celebrate Humanity.
180: Celebrity.
181: Central American and Caribbean Games.
182: Central Asian Games.
183: Centre–Periphery.
184: Ceremony.
185: Cerutty, Percy Wells.
186: Channel Swimming.
187: Chapman, Herbert.
188: Character.
189: Character Building.
190: Chariot Racing.
191: Chariots of Fire.
192: Charisma.