Did you know that the Olympic gold medals are made mostly of silver? What is the world's most popular sport? Did the Romans really do athletics in the nude? And how do you win the World Gurning Championships? Newly updated and re-released to coincide with the 2014 Russian Olympics, this is Horrid Henry's essential guide to the weirdest and most wonderful sporting facts. A must for every Horrid Henry-loving sports fan!
Contemporary Issues in Sports Management offers a rich and dynamic introduction to the management of sport. An essential companion for all students embarking on a sports management course or module, it draws on research expertise from around the world and integrates these perspectives into engaging and accessible chapters. This book offers: *Contemporary and international case studies followed by 'Tools for analysis' so students can put the methodology into practice. *A range of pedagogical features including learning objectives, learning outcomes and short 'Thinking points' *Useful websites and further reading at the end of each chapter *A discussion of up-to-date issues including corruption in sport, sport policy, doping, athlete transgressions and much more. This book will lead students on a comprehensive exploration of global, national issues, and organizational issues in sport management. The authors encourage critical thought, investigation and the questioning of current practice in order to improve the leadership and management of sport in today's society.
Marcus Atkinson is a sporting superhero (not!). But his dad is convinced that Marcus has what it takes. Five books in this wildly popular series together in one great package!
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