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Social Issues in Sport 3rd Edition


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Selected Contents: Part I: Studying Sport in Society; Chapter 1. What Is Sport and Why Do We Study It?; Part II: Scope and Effect of Sport on Society; Chapter 3. Participants Versus Spectators; Chapter 5. Media and Sport; Part III: Sport As an Institution; Chapter 7. Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport; Chapter 9. Olympic Movement; Part IV: Sport and Culture; Chapter 11. Race, Ethnicity, and Sport; Chapter 13. Social Class and Sport; Chapter 15. Religion and Sport; Chapter 17. Development Through Sport; Chapter 19. Coaching Sport; Chapter 20. Future Trends in Sport.

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Featured at various sport science and strength and conditioning events throughout the UK and Europe, including ECSS and BASES Annual Conference. Reviews in UK and European websites, magazines and journals including BASES' The Sport and Exercise Scientist. Solus emails! inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.

About the Author

Ronald B. Woods is an award-winning performance coach with the Human Performance Institute and an adjunct professor at the University of Tampa and the University of South Florida.


This accessible volume will be a useful resource for those new to the many domains of sport."Choice (review of first edition) "Enhanced with the inclusion of a four page Glossary; a twenty-two page list of References; and an eight page Index, "Social Issues In Sport" is very highly recommended for both community and academic library Sports & Athletics reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists."-The Midwest Book Review

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