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François Duvalier et le football haïtien : un contrôle totalitaire
Dumont, Patrice, 1958- author
[Port-au-Prince, Haïti?] : [publisher not identified], [2015]
History of the total control that François Duvalier had during his presidency from 1957 to 1971. He took over the clubs, the federation and the selection for the national team making the sport his personal territory. Patrice Dumont is professor of communications history, sports commentator and football trainer. He is the author of Haiti à Munich, 20 ans après (1994).
Baker Berry GV944.H2 D86 2015

Through my eyes
Tebow, Tim, 1987-
New York : HarperCollins, ©2011
Headache -- Given a chance -- The early years -- Preparing a foundation -- A fair farewell -- Overcoming -- Philippines, football, faith, and Otis -- Where to go, where to go? -- Running down a dream -- Getting my feet wet in the Swamp -- Ending up in the desert -- Starting over -- Communication problems -- The Heisman -- Doing the right thing -- An inauspicious start -- The promise -- A promise fulfilled -- Matching their intensity -- Finishing strong -- The draft, Denver, and an eternal direction.

One of the best quarterbacks in the history of college football traces his path to success, discussing his childhood as the son of Christian missionaries and how his faith combined with his drive to succeed have made him the person he is today.
Baker Berry GV939.T423 A3 2011

Walking the Himalayas
Wood, Levison, 1982- author
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016
Pokhara, 2001 -- Fourteen years later -- We are the pilgrims, master -- Kabul -- A short flight in the Hindu Kush -- Bam-i-Dunyan -- Karakorum -- Line of control -- Kashmir -- The holy man of the mountain -- Saddhus and shadows -- On foot through Tigerland -- The perilous mountain -- Return to Pokhara -- The road to Kathmandu -- The wild East -- The Dragon Kingdom -- Place of the gods.

Levison Wood's most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan and travels 1700 miles through five countries over the course of six months. Following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Wood walks the entire length of the Himalayas in an adventure of survival and endurance. In a personal story of perseverance and discovery, Wood forges bonds with local guides, porters, mountain men, soldiers, farmers, smugglers and shepherds. By travelling on foot, and following the same footpaths that locals use, he uncovers stories that might otherwise remain hidden. Along the way he also reveals the history of the Himalayas and two millennia of exploration, and examines a continent in crisis in the 21st century. Packed with action and emotion, more than anything Walking the Himalayas is a story of one intrepid man's travels in a world poised on the edge of tremendous change.--From dust jacket.
Baker Berry GV199.44.H55 W67 2016

The interrelationship of leisure and play : play as leisure, leisure as play
Stebbins, Robert A., 1938-
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Introduction -- 1. The Scientific Studies of Play and Leisure -- 2. The Serious Leisure Perspective -- 3. Play as Casual Leisure -- 4. Playing in Art and Entertainment -- 5. Scientific Play -- 6. Play in Sport -- 7. Hobbyist Play -- 8. Whither the Interdisciplinary Study of Play and Leisure?

"In the scientific studies of play and leisure there has been an unfortunate tendency for the enthusiasts of one to ignore the contributions made by their colleagues in the other. This book shows what the two fields have been missing because of this isolation. The new idea of augmentative play enables us to examine how and where play and leisure are often vitally dependent on each other. Augmentative play is a special activity that aids substantially the pursuit of a larger, encompassing leisure activity. This approach to the study of play is unique. It recognizes the hundreds of activities in which play and leisure come together, sometimes to produce deeply fulfilling experiences and outcomes for participants, other times to produce more fleeting enjoyment for them"--
Baker Berry GV14.45 .S83 2015

Youth sport and spirituality : Catholic perspectives
edited by Patrick Kelly, SJ
Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2015]
Research-based and theoretical perspectives -- What is sport? What should it be? Some definitions and some Homeric remarks regarding moderation / Daniel A. Dombrowski -- Christians and sport : an historical and theological overview / Patrick kelly, SJ -- Youth sport and psychological and social development / Mike McNamee -- Playing like a champion today : youth sport and moral development / Clark Power -- Reclaiming competition in youth sports / David Light Shields and Brenda Light Bredemeier -- Youth sport and spirituality / Patrick Kelly, SJ -- For the love of the game : toward a theology of sports / Richard R. Gaillardetz -- Practices and perspectives -- Playing like a champion today II: youth sport and growth in body, mind, and spirit / Kristin Komyatte Sheehan -- Catholic youth organization sports : a mission-oriented focus / Dobie moser -- WE: a model for coaching and christian living / Jim Yerkovich -- Connection, reflection and validation in sport / Sherri Retif -- Coaching and the Ignatian pedagogical paradigm / James Charles Naggi -- Parents as partners in youth sport / Nicole M. Lavoi -- An examen of consciousness for coaches and parents / Edward Hastings -- Conclusion / Patrick kelly, SJ.
Baker Berry GV706.42 .Y68 2015

Cuba's baseball defectors : the inside story
Bjarkman, Peter C
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Prologue -- The essence of "Puigmania" -- Cuba's hidden "Béisbol Paradiso" -- Sugar Cane Curtain fiascos -- 90 miles of sea, 100 miles of "Heater" -- Brothers in exile -- "The Best There Ever Was" -- No reservations for Cuba -- Go east, young men, go east -- The unsustainable dream -- Epilogue.
Baker Berry GV863.25.A1 B525 2016

Getting gamers : the psychology of video games and their impact on the people who play them
Madigan, Jamie
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Part 1, Those who play : -- Why do perfectly normal people become raving lunatics online? -- Why do people cheat, hack, and peek at strategy guides? -- Why are fanboys and fangirls so ready for a fight? -- Why do we get nostalgic about good old games? -- Part 2, Those who make : -- How do games get us to keep score and compete? -- How do games get us to grind, complete side quests, and chase achievements? -- How do developers keep us so excited about new loot? -- Part 3, Those who sell : -- How do games make us feel immersed in imaginary worlds? -- Why do we go crazy for digital game sales? -- How do games and apps get you with in-game purchases? -- How do games keep players paying? -- How do games get players to market each other? -- Part 4, The games themselves : -- Do we shape our in-game avatars or do they shape us? -- Why do we like violent games so much? And should we be worried that we do? -- Do video games make you smarter? -- Conclusion: Where do psychology and video games go from here?

Video games are big business. They can be addicting. They are available almost anywhere you go and are appealing to people of all ages. They can eat up our time, cost us money, even kill our relationships. But it's not all bad! This book will show that rather than being a waste of time, video games can help us develop skills, make friends, succeed at work, form good habits, and be happy. Taking the time to learn what's happening in our heads as we play and shop allows us to approach games and gaming communities on our own terms and get more out of them. With sales in the tens of billions of dollars each year, just about everybody is playing some kind of video game whether it's on a console, a computer, a web browser, or a phone. Much of the medium's success is built on careful (though sometimes unwitting) adherence to basic principles of psychology. This is something that's becoming even more important as games become more social, interactive, and sophisticated. This book offers something unique to the millions of people who play or design games: how to use an understanding of psychology to be a better part of their gaming communities, to avoid being manipulated when they shop and play, and to get the most enjoyment out of playing games. With examples from the games themselves, Jamie Madigan offers a fuller understanding of the impact of games on our psychology and the influence of psychology on our games.--From publisher description.
Baker Berry GV1469.34.P79 M33 2016

Life in motion : an unlikely ballerina
Copeland, Misty, author
New York : Touchstone Books, published by Simon & Schuster [2014]
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history as the only African American soloist dancing with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, anxious thirteen-year-old to become a groundbreaking ballerina. When she discovered ballet, Misty was living in a shabby motel room, struggling with her five siblings for a place to sleep on the floor. A true prodigy, she was dancing en pointe within three months of taking her first dance class and performing professionally in just over a year: a feat unheard of for any classical dancer. But when Misty became caught between the control and comfort she found in the world of ballet and the harsh realities of her own life (culminating in a highly publicized custody battle), she had to choose to embrace both her identity and her dreams, and find the courage to be one of a kind. Life in Motion is an insider's look at the cutthroat world of professional ballet, as well as a moving story of passion and grace for anyone who has dared to dream of a different life.--Publisher description.
Baker Berry GV1785.C635 C66 2014

Landscapes of leisure : space, place and identities
Gammon, Sean
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, [2015]
Reading landscapes: articulating a non-essentialist representation of space, place and identity in leisure / Sam Elkington and Sean Gammon -- Unravelling space and landscape in leisure's identities / David Crouch -- Disturbance and complexity in urban places: the everyday aesthetics of leisure / Sam Elkington -- The social dynamics of space constructions and leisure lifestyles / Ana Paula C. Pereira and Jonathan Long -- Zombie places? pop up leisure and re-animated urban landscapes / Brett D. Lashua -- Last resting places? recreational spaces or thanatourism attractions - the future of historic cemeteries and churchyards in Europe / Tony Seaton with Magda North and Gabriela Gajda -- Animating public space / Troy D. Glover -- Sport tourism finding its place? / Sean Gammon -- Youth leisure, places, spaces and identity / Joan Abbott-Chapman and Margaret Robertson -- Phenomenology and extreme sports in natural landscapes / Eric Brymer and Robert D. Schweitzer -- Seasideness: sense of place at a seaside resort / David Jarratt -- Savouring leisure spaces / Jaime L. Kurtz and Erik Simmons -- Weaving place meanings into outdoor recreation sustainability: the case of the Niagara Glen / Garrett Hutson and Ryan Howard -- Distant at your leisure: consuming distance as a leisure experience / Gunvor Riber Larsen -- The lure of the countryside: the spiritual dimension of rural spaces of leisure / Deborah Jepson -- Performing leisure, making place: wilderness identity and representation in online trip reports / Daniel R. Williams and Joseph G. Champ.

"The leisure landscape is a complex and diverse one that is both natural and built, dark and light, safe and dangerous, contained or without boundary, and profoundly influences the manner in which leisure is performed and experienced. These leisurescapes are increasingly becoming significant sites for the construction of individual and shared frameworks in which people orient themselves and act in a wider society. Drawing on international contributions by leading researchers in the field, this collection aims to map out the complex relationship that leisure has with place. A key element of the volume will be to illustrate the transdisciplinarity of this key feature of leisure studies, and by doing so offer, for the first time, a more rounded and inclusive approach to the study of leisure and place. It also aims to explore and elucidate the extent to which leisure places and spaces form, affect and influence personal, social and collective identities"--Back cover.
Baker Berry GV14.45 .G36 2015

Rondeau, Daniel, author
Paris : Bernard Grasset, [2016]
Baker Berry GV1127.F7 R66 2016

The ESPN effect : exploring the worldwide leader in sports
edited by John McGuire. Greg G. Armfield, Adam Earnheardt
New York : Peter Lang, [2015]
Preface: You've come a long way, baby / Greg G. Armfield and John McGuire -- Business and the ESPN effect. In the beginning: the Rasmussens and the launch of ESPN / John McGuire and Greg G. Armfield -- the mouse that scored: Disney's reconfiguration of ESPN and ABC Sports / Andi Stein -- Changing the competitive environment for sports broadcast rights / John A. Fortunato -- Digging the moat: the political economy of ESPN's cable carriage fees / Thomas F. Corrigan -- ESPN deportes: Numero uno? / Henry Puente -- Race, gender, and the ESPN effect. "The worldwide leader ins ports" as race relations reporter: reconsidering the role of ESPN / George L. Daniels -- Race in the kingdom / Daniel Sipocz -- ESPN's mythological rhetoric of Title IX / Karen L. Hartman -- espnW: catering to a new audience / Sarah Wolter -- The ESPN effect: representation of women in 30 for 30 films / Katherine L. Lavelle -- ESPN The Magazine "body issue": challenging yet reinforcing traditional images of masculinity and femininity in sport / Edward M, Kian, Lauren Reichart Smith, Jason W. Lee, and Kristi Sweeney -- Journalism and the ESPN effect. Sprawling hagiography: ESPNs 30 for 30 series and the untangling of sports memories / Andrew C. Billings and Kevin B. Blackistone -- Framing the bubble: how ESPN coverage of the NCAA Tournament bubble changed from 2010 to 2014 / Scott Lambert -- Lipsyte, the league, and the "leader"; an ombudsman's tale / David Staton -- Power through the people: ESPN and the impact of user-circulated emotional value on news efficacy / Samuel M. Jay -- North of the border: the influence of ESPN on TSN and Sportsnet in Canada / Michael L. Naraine and Gashaw Z. Abeza -- The ESPN effect and its audience / ESPN and the fantasy sport experience / Brody J. Ruihley, Robin Hardin, and Andrew C. Billings -- Missed opportunity: the decline of athletics on ESPN and America's passive culture / Jeffery Gentry and Garret Castleberry -- The future of the ESPN effect. Facilitating conversations through sport: an interview with Chris LaPlaca, ESPN Senior Vice President / Andrew C. Billings -- Afterword: Challenging the worldwide leader in sports / Adam C. Earnheardt.
Baker Berry GV742.3 .E75 2015

Feminist activity book
Correll, Gemma, author
Berkeley : Seal Press, 2016
"Frustrated that your busy schedule of Smashing the Patriarchy doesn't include arts and crafts? Hoping to avenge yourself on phallic-shaped objects like colored pencils? Look no further than The Feminist Activity Book! It has everything you need to usher in an era of gender-equal prosperity. Featuring such activities as Feminist All-Star Trading Cards, Birth Control Bingo, How to Mix the Perfect Womanhattan, or Anti-Sexism Merit Badges, The Feminist Activity Book will fuel your feminist rage and bring you one step closer to an egalitarian utopia, or whatever"--
Baker Berry GV183 .C67 2016

Gender and dance in modern Iran : biopolitics on stage
Meftahi, Ida
New York, NY : Routledge, [2016]
1. Introduction -- 2. The invention of an ideal female national dancer in twentieth-century Iran -- 3. Mutribs and their dancers: the counter-ideal performers of new Iran -- 4. The cabaret dancer in her quotidian life -- 5. Dancing bodies in pre-revolutionary films and the 'enticing' reel cabaret dancer -- 6. The dancing body in the anti-obscenity discourse of religious press in pre-revolutionary Iran -- 7. Harikat-i mawzun: the post-revolutionary Iranian theatrical dance -- 8. Dance, body, space, and subjectivity on the twentieth-century Iranian stage.
Baker Berry GV1697 .M44 2016

Gebrauchsanweisung fürs Schwimmen
Düffel, John von, author
München : Piper, 2016
Baker Berry GV837 .D84 2016

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