Released on 2001Categories Sports & Recreation

Unique Games and Sports Around the World

Unique Games and Sports Around the World

Author: Doris Corbett

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313297789

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 430

View: 739

Looks at over three hundred sports and games from different cultures around the world, providing details about the rules, as well as information about typical players, the symbolism involved, and the equipment needed to play.
Released on 2004Categories Sports & Recreation

Sports and Games of the Renaissance

Sports and Games of the Renaissance

Author: Andrew Leibs

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313327726

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 199

View: 991

Presents a history of sports and games in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania and the effect that the intellectual and technological innovations of the period (between the mid-15th and mid-17th centuries) had on such recreations.
Released on 2012Categories Social Science

Sports Around the World

Sports Around the World

Author: John Nauright

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598843002

Category: Social Science

Page: 1848

View: 836

This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. * Nearly 900 entries cover most aspects of sport from around the world * Contributions from more than 200 distinguished scholars, such as Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck * Entries on players, stadiums, arenas, famous games and matches, major scandals, and disasters * Lists of Olympic medalists for all events since 1896 as well as lists of winners of major events such as the FIFA World Cup and MLB World Series * Further reading selections provide direction for in-depth analysis of each event, sport, personality, or issue discussed
Released on 2014-02-25Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838912126

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 700

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.
Released on 2011-10-21Categories Education

The Dimensions of Physical Education

The Dimensions of Physical Education

Author: Associate Professor Department of Kinesiology University of Rhode Island Lori E Ciccomascolo

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449673956

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 553

The Dimensions of Physical Education is an all-in-one reader that addresses important issues in physical, health, and sport education. The text assists students in learning the designated content by providing reader-friendly, scholarly articles and letters that discuss the real issues in the field. Instructors are encouraged to use the articles to challenge students to think about how all of the dimensions of physical and health education connect to each other. The format of the text allows instructors to select and teach the content of the chapters in any order that meets the needs of their students and courses. Topics Covered include: The significance of physical education Effective teaching methods Means of motivating students Character education Assessment measurements Technology Gender issues & diversity Professional development Service-learning Adapted PE
Released on 2016-02-17Categories Education

Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education

Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education

Author: Keengwe, Jared

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466699496

Category: Education

Page: 418

View: 311

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Released on 2015-04-28Categories Sports & Recreation

Weird Sports and Wacky Games around the World: From Buzkashi to Zorbing

Weird Sports and Wacky Games around the World: From Buzkashi to Zorbing

Author: Victoria R. Williams

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610696401

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 369

View: 870

With hundreds of books dedicated to conventional sports and activities, this encyclopedia on the weirdest and wackiest games offers a fresh and entertaining read for any audience. • Presents interesting information on a wide variety of culturally significant activities, from the ancient to the ultra-modern • Contains entries that are detailed yet accessible for general readers • Covers British pub games and similar activities in other countries seldom featured in reference books • Frames each entry within a global context • Features a list of Further Reading suggestions
Released on 1998Categories Education

PE for You

PE for You

Author: John Honeybourne

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748732772

Category: Education

Page: 250

View: 632

Provides differentiation with a variety of quizzes, tasks and practical activities.; Covers specifications for all major Awarding Bodies.; Supports students with revision guidance and exam questions and by placing an emphasis on developing an understanding of key technical terms.
Released on 2012-04-06Categories Sports & Recreation

Sports around the World: History, Culture, and Practice [4 volumes]

Sports around the World: History, Culture, and Practice [4 volumes]

Author: John Nauright

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598843019

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 1848

View: 700

This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. • Nearly 900 entries cover most aspects of sport from around the world • Contributions from more than 200 distinguished scholars, such as Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck • Entries on players, stadiums, arenas, famous games and matches, major scandals, and disasters • Lists of Olympic medalists for all events since 1896 as well as lists of winners of major events such as the FIFA World Cup and MLB World Series • Further reading selections provide direction for in-depth analysis of each event, sport, personality, or issue discussed