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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 ...
Evolution of Soccer Science
(Human Kinetics, 2016-08-07)
Medicine, Sport and the Body: A Historical Perspective
(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 ...
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 ...
From Knox to Dyson: Coaching, Amateurism and British Athletics, 1912- 1947
(Taylor and Francis, 2010-03)
Coaching has a long history in athletics, dating back to the era of professional pedestrians such as Captain Barclay. By the early twentieth century, because of the dominance of the amateur hegemony, the notion of ...