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  • Communication, Sport and Disability
    Communication, Sport and Disability (Paperback) Dr. Michael S. Jeffress

    Sports are ubiquitous in American society, and given their prominence in the culture, it is easy to understand how most youth in the United States face pressure to participate in organized sports. But what does this mean for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live with one or more physical disabilities and, in particular, those in powered wheelchairs? Located at the intersection of sports...

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  • The Paralympic Games Explained
    The Paralympic Games Explained (English, Paperback) Ian Brittain

    The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society.The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key aspect and issue, from the history and development of the Paralympic movement to the economic and...

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  • Disability, Sport and Society
    Disability, Sport and Society (English, Paperback) Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Examines the complex relationships between modern sport, disability and other aspects of wider society. This book presents an introduction and a critical exploration of the key issues surrounding disability sport in the twenty-first century. It is suitable for students, and professionals working in sport studies, and disability studies.

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  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching
    High Performance Disability Sport Coaching (English, Paperback) Geoffery Z. Kohe

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaching and coaches in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising performance standards, and as a vector for the implementation of significant political,...

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  • The Paralympic Athlete
    The Paralympic Athlete (English, Paperback) Yves Vanlandewijck

    The book begins with a comprehensive introduction of the Paralympic athlete, followed by discipline-specific reviews from leading authorities in disability sport science, each covering the biomechanics, physiology, medicine, philosophy, sociology and psychology of the discipline.

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  • Unbroken
    Unbroken (Hardback) Martine Wright

    The inspirational memoir by Paralympian Martine Wright

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  • Carry on
    Carry on (English, Paperback) Lisa Fenn

    In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer’s unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bonds—blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family—would transform their lives.When award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn returned to her hometown for a story about two...

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  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching
    High Performance Disability Sport Coaching (English, Hardback) Geoffery Z. Kohe

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaching and coaches in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising performance standards, and as a vector for the implementation of significant political,...

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  • Carry on
    Carry on (English, Hardback) Lisa Fenn

    In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producers unexpected relationship with two disabled African-American wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bondsblossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox familywould transform their lives.When award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn returned to her hometown for a story...

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  • Communication, Sport and Disability
    Communication, Sport and Disability (English, Hardback) Dr. Michael S. Jeffress

    Sports are ubiquitous in American society, and given their prominence in the culture, it is easy to understand how most youth in the United States face pressure to participate in organized sports. But what does this mean for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live with one or more physical disabilities and, in particular, those in powered wheelchairs? Located at the intersection of sports...

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  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability
    Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability (English, Hardback) Sandra Dowling

    There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200 countries worldwide. Despite this rapid growth, all too often coaches and teachers lack adequate...

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  • Paralympics and Disability Sport
    Paralympics and Disability Sport (English, Hardback) Brett Smith

    Academic research on the Paralympics and disability sport is growing. University courses, governing bodies, and sporting organisations are also witnessing a rise of interest in disabled sport. Written by leading scholars, this title addresses a variety of topics in relation to the Paralympics and disability sport.

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  • Disability and Youth Sport
    Disability and Youth Sport (English, Paperback) Hayley Fitzgerald

    Considers the relationship between sport and disability. This book covers such topics as researching disability and youth sport, and inclusion policy towards physical education and youth sport constructions of disability through youth sport. It is suitable for students who are interested in youth sport, disability studies, and sport policy.

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  • Disability, Sport and Society
    Disability, Sport and Society (English, Hardback) Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith

    Examines the complex relationships between modern sport, disability and other aspects of wider society. This book presents an introduction and a critical exploration of the key issues surrounding disability sport in the twenty-first century. It is suitable for students, and professionals working in sport studies, and disability studies.

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  • Disability and Youth Sport
    Disability and Youth Sport (English, Hardback) Hayley Fitzgerald

    Considers the relationship between sport and disability. This book covers such topics as researching disability and youth sport, and inclusion policy towards physical education and youth sport constructions of disability through youth sport. It is suitable for students interested in youth sport, disability studies, and sport policy.

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  • The Weirwolf
    The Weirwolf (Hardback) David Weir

    The extraordinary story of the British paralympian, told in his own words for the first time.

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  • Ethics, Disability and Sports
    Ethics, Disability and Sports (English, Paperback) Ejgil Jespersen

    This volume is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars from philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical activity who explore, critically, a range of ethical issues.

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  • Ethics, Disability and Sports
    Ethics, Disability and Sports (English, Paperback) Ejgil Jespersen

    This volume is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars from philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical activity who explore, critically, a range of ethical issues.

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  • Disability in the Global Sport Arena
    Disability in the Global Sport Arena (English, Hardback) Jill M. Le Clair

    This title explores organizational and individual transformations for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in sport. This book was previously published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

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