In All About Julia Morgan, early readers will find out information and fun facts about this remarkable hidden figure. Julia Morgan was born into a world that doubted the ability of women. Because her mother and grandmother taught her not to listen that is exactly what she did and not listen. She believed in her abilities. Not only did she graduate college as the only woman in her class getting a degree in civil engineering, she went on to attend Beaux-Arts in Paris. As the best architecture school in the world, many were surprised when she passed the entrance exams, and even more so when she finished the five-year program in three years!
In Yankee Legends: Pivotal Moments, Players, & Personalities the entire history of the franchise is covered in highlights both little known and world famous. As Cooperstown eagerly awaited the back-to-back inductions of fan favorites Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, longtime Hall of Fame voter and award-winning journalist Mark Newman took an accompanying and unique look into the proud history of the most successful sports franchise in the world. Yankee Legends is a Hall-centric approach to the Bronx Bombers featuring 50 new essays and many more tidbits, with special emphasis on all the pivotal points in pinstripe past.
Mapping the Pitch takes an informal and entertaining look at some of the most influential football coaches and teams in the game’s history as well as exploring some of the origins of football’s more well-known formations and the players who were an integral part of them. The book includes contributions by former players and coaches, photos, illustrations and diagrams.
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Taking a brass tacks approach to communication, How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing With People explains how to interact with others as they really are, not as you would like them to be. The goal is to get what you want from them successfully – be it cooperation, goodwill, love or security. Les Giblin, a recognized expert in the field of human relations, has devised a method for dealing with people that can be used when relating with anyone – parents, teachers, bosses, employees, friends, acquaintances, even strangers.
Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development considers the large problem of training specialists working in isolation and builds a case for integrated periodization as conceived by Tudor Bompa. The book begins by defining periodization as a specific theory and methodology, historically detailing how the term was formally derived, differentiating it from the current view of periodization as a Russian concept. Next, the authors clarify some common misconceptions of periodization by integrating evidence-based practice with emphasis on sports nutrition, psychological preparation, and training methodology.
Chapa Wellness Map: A Systematic Approach to Physical Activity redefines the three terms that are indispensable for the future of physical activity and sports: wellness, fitness, and high performance. These are the three fundamental concepts for this new system that will bring inactive people out of their sedentary lifestyle, will be a model for the sports industry, and will be a basis for a world classification system of the different levels of physical activity.
Bulletproof Bodies has taken the globally popular physical training method of body-weight exercise and created a targeted, functional and multi-muscle approach to developing physical resilience. From tennis elbow to low back pain, Bulletproof Bodies aims to both prevent injury and to rehabilitate injury through improving the health of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. As an added bonus these simple body-weight exercises can help to increase muscular strength and fitness.
Quick Guide to Choosing Your College Major is an easy-to-use guide moves from self-assessment to information to decision making. The decision-making process begins with an explanation of what a college major is and what should be considered when making a decision. The next chapters offer three quick exercises to help readers clarify dimensions that are relevant to the choice of a major: their personality type, their strongest skills, and their favorite high school courses. Using the results of these exercises, readers construct a “hot list” of the college majors that seem to suit them the most, plus any others that look interesting. Then they explore their possible choices by reading fact-packed descriptions of 61 popular college majors and the 164 occupations and 95 job specializations linked to these majors.
Unforgettable Soccer is a fun book about soccer. Rather than putting the magnifying glass on great champions and memorable matches, it instead examines the more obscure tales from soccer, rescuing incredible feats and masterful mistakes from oblivion—incredible feats such as the soccer player who scored all four goals in a game that ended 2-2. Or crazy stories about a Danish referee who stopped a match to look for the dentures he had lost. The reader will even find a story about a defender who was reprimanded even though he was already dead!