Sports, Exercise, and Fitness: A Guide to Reference and by Mary Beth Allen

By Mary Beth Allen

For reference librarians and researchers looking info on activities and health, this consultant is a vital first cease. For assortment improvement experts, it really is a useful choice advisor. Allen describes and evaluates over 1,000 info assets at the whole spectrum of activities: from basketball, soccer, and hockey to determine skating, desk tennis, and weight education. targeting English-language works released among 1990 and the current, the advisor completely covers conventional reference assets, equivalent to encyclopedias and bibliographies, besides educational assets in print codecs, on-line databases, and websites. To permit clients looking for info on particular activities or health actions, chapters are prepared thematically, in accordance with wide- kind aquatic activities, nautical activities, precision and accuracy, racket activities, ice and snow activities, ball activities, biking, and so forth, with subcategories for such person activities as football, golfing, and yoga. inside of those different types, works are additional prepared via kind: reference, educational, and websites.

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Bar-Or; volume 7, Nutrition in Sport (2000), edited by R. J. Maughan; volume 8, Women in Sport (2000), edited by B. L. Drinkwater; volume 9, Biomechanics in Sport (2000), edited by V. Zatsiorsky; volume 10, Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries: Scientific Basis (2003), edited by W. R. Frontera. 93. Fortin, Francois. Sports: The Complete Visual Reference. : Firefly Books, 2000. 372 pp. 95. ISBN 1-55209-540-1. This incredible resource covers 127 sports, including traditional Olympic events as well as many sports that are featured less often, such as rock climbing, netball, and parachuting, surfing, and motor sports.

Illustrated with occasional black-and-white photographs. 105. Mohr, Merilyn Simonds. The New Games Treasury: More Than 500 Indoor and Outdoor Favorites with Strategies, Rules and Traditions. Enlarged ed. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. 432 pp. 00. ISBN 1-57630-058-7. This is an enlarged edition of The Games Treasury (1993), by the same author. And it is indeed a treasury of history, rules, and little-known facts about new and old games. Divided into five sections, each deals with a different category of games: board games, those with playing pieces, card games, games of guessing and deduction, and outdoor games.

98. Kirsch, George, Othello Harris, and Claire E. Nolte, eds. Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States. : Greenwood Press, 2000. 530 pp. 95. ISBN 0-313-29911-0. Recommended for all types of libraries, this comprehensive reference source examines, from a sociological perspective, the sporting experience of Native Americans, African Americans, and other immigrant groups in the United States. Entries are in alphabetical order and include people, racial and ethnic groups, ethnic games, mainstream sports, and ethnic and racial institutions.

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