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Staying ‘healthy’ to win: The training of professional footballers, 1880-1939.
Footballers are unique compared to most other workers. Their output is not only a performance but it has traditionally been condensed into 90 minutes on a Saturday afternoon. Unlike other entertainers no two performances ...
Monkey glands and The Major: Frank Buckley and modern football management.
(Manchester Metropolitan University, 2011-01-31)
Learning disability, sport and legacy. Executive Summary.
(De Montfort University, 2011-06)
This report examines the holding of the Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) National Summer Games – for people with learning disabilities – in Leicester in July 2009. For the first time, the views of the organisers, the ...
Metatarsals and magic sponges: English football and the development of sports medicine.
(North American Society for Sport History, 2007-05)
This article looks at the development of sports medicine within Britain using professional soccer as a case study. It explores the relationship between sport and medicine within wider society and argues that a cultural ...