Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America PDF ePub eBook

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Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America free pdf A collection of nearly 300 articles that examine the diversity, depth, and meaning of the sports experiences of American women. Topics include: women sports pioneers, obstacles to coloured sports women, special health considerations, legal issues, and psycho-social issues in women's sports.

About Carole A. Oglesby

CAROLE A. OGLESBY is a professor at Temple University, Philadelphia, and a contributor to the 1996 Report of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport: Physical Activity and the Adolescent Female. /e An internationally recognized and award-winning authority and spokesperson on women and sports, Oglesby has authored and co-authored several books and articles over the past 20 years, including Women and Sport: From Myth to Reality (1978). She has served on the U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors and is the 1986 recipient of The Women's Sports Foundations Billie Jean King Award. DOREEN L. GREENBERG is a nationally certified consultant in sport psychology and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee's National Sport Psychology Registry. /e She has worked with club, school, college, professional, and Olympic athletes from a variety of sports. Greenberg is the executive director of the Women's Sports Foundations (WSF) Philadelphia Program and a member of WSF's National Advisory Board. She is one of the primary authors of the 1997 Physical Activity and Sport in the Lives of Girls, a report for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. RUTH LOUISE HALL is a licensed psychologist and an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at The College of New Jersey. /e She is the co-editor of several books, including Images and Words in Women's Sports: Guidelines for Female Athletes and the Media, Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing Communities (1995). Hall is also a member of the Women's Sports Foundation National Advisory Board. KAREN L. HILL is an associate professor in the College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County Campus, and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee's National Sport Psychology Registry. /e She speaks extensively about performance sports issues, was on the editorial board for Rebound: An Injury Recovery Guide, and has written and co-written numerous book chapters and articles pertaining to sports and physical education. FRANCES JOHNSTON is the founder and president of Management

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Author : Carole A. Oglesby
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 March 1998
ISBN : 0897749936
EAN : 9780897749930
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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