By Brian Cole, Robert Panariello
Loaded with 88 workouts and 151 full-color anatomical illustrations exhibiting the muscle groups in motion, Basketball Anatomy info what it takes to extend energy, pace, and agility for higher functionality in each element of the sport. It additionally examines the anatomy of a few of the most typical accidents.
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S See esp. Ch. 10 ofhis Theory ofthe Leisure Class, New York, 1899. a This thesis is developed at greater length in three essays, 'The Quest for Excitement in Leisure', Society and Leisure, (Bulletin of the European Centre for Leisure and Education, Prague), No. 2. December 1969: 'Notes on the Function of Excitement in Leisure', in G. LüscHEN (ed), The Cross-Cultural Analysis of Sport and Games, Champaign, Tilinois 1970; and 'Leisure in the Sparetime Spectrum', presented at this Workshop-by NoRBERT ELIAS and ERIC DUNNING.
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