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Sport as Medicine
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2012)
What role does sports medicine play in today's society? Is it solely about treating sports injuries? Should it only be concerned with elite sport? This book provides a history of the relationship between sport, medicine ...
Football’s First Northern Hero? The Rise and Fall of William Sudell
(Northumbria Press, 2010)
Learning disability, sport and legacy.
(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 ...
‘A Noble Game Became Degraded”: The rise and fall of professional football in Middlesbrough, 1889-1894
(North East History Journal, 2014)
This article examines the brief life of Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Company Limited between its formation in 1889 and its subsequent liquidation in 1894. It was in 1889 that the membership of Middlesbrough Football ...
Cycling and the British: A modern history
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2020-12)
Cycling is currently enjoying a boom in popularity. What are the reasons behind this phenomenon? How have perceptions and the popularity of cycling shifted? This book charts the historical development of cycling both ...