Sport history

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Human Kinetics , Champaign, Ill
Other titlesSport science review.
Statementeditor Gertrud Pfister.
ContributionsPfister, Gertrud.
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Open LibraryOL20845749M

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Published in Association with International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport.

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ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. /5(2). The Journal of Sport History is the official publication of the North American Society for Sport hed by the University of Illinois Press, the journal seeks to promote the study of all aspects of the history of sport.

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Awards in the following categories: Monographs: biographies, monographs. The history of sports extends back to the Ancient world.

The physical activity that developed into sports had early links with ritual, warfare and entertainment. Study of the history of sport can teach lessons about social changes and about the nature of sport itself, as sport seems involved in the development of basic human skills (compare play).

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