Books tagged: athletics

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Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
How to Get a Free Athletic Scholarship: A Guide for the Student-Athlete
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
How to Get a Free Athletic Scholarship: A Guide for the Student-Athlete is the ultimate blue print for obtaining a college athletic scholarship. Dr. Harold T. Swift, a former student-athlete and high school coach, provides a step-by-step process to increase a high school student-athlete’s chances to obtain an athletic scholarship. It is a must have for the aspiring student-athlete.
Lessons From The Locker Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
A devotional with the athlete and their family in mind. Legendary coaches Jim Crews and Jody Wright, along with coach Mitch Cupples and author Kris Holzmeyer bring inspiration to athletes and their families as they go through the ups and downs of any season. 24 "huddles" can be used as devotions before and after practice or at the start of any day.
Training on Empty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Kenyan Athlete Demystified
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
I was born in the Nandi Hills in Kenya. I have literally lived with Kenyan athletes. It happens that my brother is David Rudisha's pace setter. Many people would like to run and win a race, but the Kenyan athlete is an intimidation whenever they are on he field. It is not genetics or food, it is simply discipline and commitment. This book goes to proof the point and perhaps a chance to do better
Run This Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
Run this Way is a comprehensive guide to injury free and efficient running. This book will take you through practical drills and exercises that will enhance your biomechanics and create a smoother running form. An easy to follow and uncomplicated insight into the concepts and theories behind running faster with less effort.
Bridging the Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports, Essay » Sociology
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
The Champion's Way
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
In this practical and captivating guide to athletic excellence, former US Ski Team conditioning coach Dr. Steve Victorson and sports journalist/coach Robert Yehling show how the best competitors on the planet get there. The Champion's Way offers a path for anyone in pursuit of excellence. Only the greatest get there - but the possibility lies within each of us.
London 2012 Olympics - Building the Stratford Venues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
General interest material about the design and development of the main sporting venues for the 2012 Olympics in Stratford, London. Giving an outline about how the site was prepared, how the individual venues were designed, and the actual development work to make the venues ready for competition in July 2012. Of particular interest to athletes and spectators who will actually visit the venues.
Long jump for Littlies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Motor skills
An introduction to long jump aimed at small children - a guide for parents, teachers and non-coaches