Books tagged: athletics

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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.
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
Training on Empty
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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.
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.
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.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, 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.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sports Stories: Roy B. Clogston (1905-1995)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In this collection of snippets and short stories, Roy B. Clogston recounts his lifelong passion for sports that encompassed such highlights ranging from coaching the US Navy Ford Islands to win the football champion of the Pacific (1943) and Founding the ACC in 1953.
My Achilles' Heel: How to Overcome Achilles Tendinopathy
Price: $10.50 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
A personal account of how I overcame a very chronic condition of Achilles Tendonitis, giving advise upon the various forms of therapy.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.