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    • Hiking waterfalls in New York : a guide to the state's best waterfall hikes
      Hiking waterfalls in New York : a guide to the state's best waterfall hikes
      Randi Minetor
      "Detailed driving and hike descriptions include slices of history and glimpses of geology. GPS coordinates, maps, and color photos of over 100 of the state's best waterfalls make certain that hikers and sightseers will find their way to these sparking gems, whether they can be seen from the roadside or at the end of a lengthy trail"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The Women's Health little book of exercises
    • The Men's Health little book of exercises
    • Bodyweight strength training anatomy
      Bodyweight strength training anatomy
      Bret Contreras.
      In Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, author and renowned trainer Bret Contreras has created the authoritative resource for increasing total body strength without the need for free weights, fitness machines or even a gym. Going far beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups and squats, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 innovative exercises that work every muscle in the body. Each exercise includes step-by-step instructions demonstrating proper technique and more than 170 full-color anatomical illustrations depict muscles in action and point out which ones are being engaged. This book is part of Human Kinetics' bestselling Anatomy Series that has sold more than two million copies.
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    • Fair play : the ethics of sport
      Fair play : the ethics of sport
      Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres, Peter F. Hager.
      "Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. The addition of two new authors for this edition, Cesar R. Torres and Peter F. Hager, bring to the book a discussion of the moral issues involved in youth sports and the ethics of being a fan as well as a fresh perspective on developing the theories of broad internalism and the quest for excellence. Furthermore, major criticisms of broad internalism by philosophers William J. Morgan and Scott Kretchmar add a new dimension to the discussion on the moral foundations of winning"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Race in American sports : essays
      Race in American sports : essays
      edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.
      "These essays examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the affects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes. Essayists discuss the use of American Indian mascots, the need to hire more NFL coaches of color, and ideals of black male masculinity in boxing"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Crazyball : sports scandals, superstitions, and sick plays
      Crazyball : sports scandals, superstitions, and sick plays
      Barry Wilner and Ken Rappoport.
      Recounts some of the most unusual and humorous occurrences in sports history, from Evel Knievel's Grand Canyon adventures to George Brett's anger in the "pine tar incident," as well as strange superstitions, pranks, and blown calls.
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    • Strategic sports event management
      Strategic sports event management
      Guy Masterman.
      "The hosting of sports events whether large international events, or smaller niche events can have a significant and long lasting impact on the local environment, economy and society. Strategic Sports Event Management provides students and event managers with an insight into the strategic management of sports events of all scales and types, from international mega-events to school sports. Combining a unique conceptual framework with a practical, step by step guide to planning, organising, managing and evaluating events, the book explains the importance of adopting a strategic approach, showing how to implement strategies that lead to successful outcomes over the short and long-term. This fully revised and updated third edition uses international case studies in every chapter, from the NBA and NFL to Formula One and the English Premier League, offering real-world insight into both larger and smaller events. In addition, woven throughout the book are a series of in-depth studies of the London Olympic Games, the ultimate sporting event and an important point of reference for all practising and aspiring event managers.The book covers every key aspect of the sports event management process, includingsports organizations, such as the IOC, FIFA and IAAF, and their interactions with event partners, the media and promotersshort-term and long term benefits of the planning processevent impact and legacy operational functions including finance, ticketing, transport, venues, IT, human resources, and securitymarketing and communications, including social networking and new mediathe bidding process research and evaluation.Strategic Sports Event Management is the leading sports event management textbook and is now accompanied by a companion website containing a range of additional teaching and learning features. The book is important reading for all students of sport management or event management, and all practising event managers looking to develop their professional skills"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The art of adventure : outdoor sports from sea to summit
    • Chattahoochee River user's guide
      Chattahoochee River user's guide
      Joe Cook.
      "The Chattahoochee River is one of the premier waterways of Georgia and the Southeast. It is a mecca for summer recreation, a priceless natural resource that provides water and power for a great number of Georgia's citizens, and an essential component to the region's ecosystem. As public interest in both exploring and protecting Georgia's rivers such as the Chattahoochee grows, so too has the demand for clear and elegant guides to our rivers. The Chattahoochee River User's Guide--the latest in a series of river guides from Georgia River Network and the University of Georgia Press--aims to meet that demand.The Chattahoochee River User's Guide traces the 430-mile course of the Hooch from its headwaters at a spring on Coon Den Ridge near Jacks Knob in northeastern Georgia to its confluence with the Flint River, where they form the Apalachicola River. The Georgia River Network guides provide many little-known facts about Georgia's rivers, bring to life the river's cultural and natural history, and present river issues in an immersive and engaging manner that will inspire users to help protect their local waterways. The guide includes 200 color photographs, 32 user-friendly maps that reveal the towns, roads, entry points, bridges, public lands, parks, and other landmarks along the river's course from the southern Blue Ridge Mountains to the Georgia-Florida border. Detailed practical information about public access points, potential hazards, camping facilities, and GPS coordinates for points of interest. Published in cooperation with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
      On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life
      Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford.
      Dancing With the Stars sensation Amy Purdy reveals the story of how losing her legs led her to find a spiritual path. When the Las Vegas native was just nineteen, she contracted bacterial meningitis and was given less than a two percent chance of survival. In a near-death experience, she saw three figures who told her: "You can come with us, or you can stay. No matter what happens in your life, it's all going to make sense in the end." In that moment, Amy chose to live.
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    • Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats
      Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats
      Stan Fischler.
      "Longtime sportswriter and baseball fan Stan Fischler goes beyond the generic sports tale, recounting the funniest, most incredible stories from throughout the Great American Pastime's long history."--Page [2] of cover.
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    • Black baseball entrepreneurs, 1902-1931 : the Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues
    • Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays dugout : a collection of the greatest Blue Jays stories ever told
      Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays dugout : a collection of the greatest Blue Jays stories ever told
      Jim Prime.
      "An alphabetic reference to Toronto Blue Jays players from the club's inception in the late '70s to winning the division for the first time in the '80s, Joe Carter's epic home run, the two World Series titles in the early '90s, the reign of Roy Halladay, and everything in between. The Blue Jays have continued to build a storied history as one of baseball's most exciting teams. All of the best moments in Blue Jays history, from the most thrilling to the most humorous. Stories of players and coaches from both on and off the field, including tales of All-Stars Dave Stieb and Carlos Delgado; Hall of Famers Dave Winfield, Rickey Henderson, and Roberto Alomar; and many more, past and present"--Provided by publisher.
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    • The incredible adventures of ... the unstoppable keeper
      The incredible adventures of ... the unstoppable keeper
      written by Lutz Pfannenstiel with Christian Putsch

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    • Shocking Brazil : six games that shook the World Cup
    • Complete linebacking : fundamentals, techniques, strategies, game prep, presnap reads
    • The 50 greatest players in New York Giants football history
    • Aurora's East-West football rivalry : the longest-running series in Illinois
      Aurora's East-West football rivalry : the longest-running series in Illinois
      Steve Solarz.
      "Describes the East Aurora v. West Aurora high school football rivalry"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Showdown : the inside story of the Gleneagles Ryder Cup
    • Ivan Lendl : the man who made Murray
    • Boxing in New Jersey, 1900-1999
      Boxing in New Jersey, 1900-1999
      Robert F. Fernandez, Sr.
      "This book introduces the reader to New Jersey stars of the 20th century. It contains many little known facts about these fine men, all trying to punch out a living for their families in hard times. Readers will learn of the hard work, dedication and respect developed by these fighters in the "sweet science," bonding with their opponents"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • A history of women's boxing
    • Ultimate guide to fishing South Florida on foot
    • You're not lost if you can still see the truck : the further adventures of America's everyman outdoorsman
      You're not lost if you can still see the truck : the further adventures of America's everyman outdoorsman
      Bill Heavey.
      "From the beloved Field & Stream everyman, a collection of hilarious, insightful, and moving pieces about a life lived outdoors"--Publisher's website.
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