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Forthcoming Track and Field Athletics Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. The Four-Minute Mile

    Historical and Cultural Interpretations of a Sporting Barrier

    Edited by John Bale, David Howe

    Breaking records and challenging the limits of human ability are central to much of our understanding of athletic track and field sports, with a world record title arguably as valued as an Olympic gold medal. Some particular limits and records take on greater significance, however, as in the case...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

    Edited by Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody

    An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

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