Books tagged: athletics

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Bridging the Gap
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
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
Run This Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
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 Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.