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Which teams will be participating in the 2018 World Cup? Which are the up-and-coming players to watch out for? What will the coaches’ strategies be, or what will the games in Russia look like? Soccer enthusiasts don’t have to look further to find answers to these questions. THE World Cup 2018 Book is a fun, informative guide to the soccer World Cup in Russia. The book provides all the information anyone would want to know about the World Cup, including in-depth detail about all 32 teams—the players, coaches, their histories, and strategies—and background information on each Russian stadium that will host a game, past World Cups, along with a look at FIFA (the organizing body of the World Cup).


Why Is Soccer Played Eleven Against Eleven? reveals one hundred facts of soccer history and rules. Some of these facts are unknown, and yet some are little known. Whether little know facts or unknown facts, you will learn why soccer is played eleven against eleven, why soccer matches last 90 minutes, who the first coach was, how the referee appeared, and who invented goal nets, red and yellow cards, the penalty, and the penalty shoot-out.


It’s inevitable that all runners who have been pounding the pavement for a very long time will eventually slow down. Having run every day since November 30, 1978, Scott Ludwig certainly falls into this category. In Running Out of Gas, Scott realizes that he can no longer run a single mile in the pace he ran 26 of them when he set his first marathon best many years ago, Ludwig finds he is ready to accept the reality of slowing down with age.


Science and Skiing VII contains the proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Science and Skiing, which was held at St. Christoph am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria, in December 2016. The conference was organized and hosted by the Department of Sport Science at the University of Salzburg, Austria in December 2016.


Would you like to help develop extraordinary players in your soccer coaching? This guide to soccer player development for coaches of young athletes ages 7 to 14 will help direct you. Players 1st is as unconventional as it is comprehensive. It takes the longer-term view that if you teach the skills, the kids will play for a lifetime. Player’s 1st emphasizes developing the player, meaning the focus is individual improvement rather than the team result.


From now on, fitness enthusiasts can not only stay fit and continue in their pursuit of good health, but they can also put structure into their workouts! My Fitness Journal, is a new hardcover book out that that can take with them anywhere they workout. They can write down their fitness sessions and keep track of how they are progressing from day-to-day for a whole year.  In this training book, there are places where they can attach photographs to see the changes that they are making physically. 


Contemporary Swim Start Research is a conference book that includes contemporary reports and corresponding studies on swim starts. Young scientists from all over the world have conducted these swim starts with varying topics that relate to individual starts from the block, backstroke starts, and relay starts highlighting different aspects and phases of the corresponding movement behavior. Most of the reports published in Contemporary Swim Start Research have been presented during the 2015 Young Experts Workshop of Swim Start Research supported by the Federal Institute of Sport Science in Germany.


In Train Your Fascia Tone Your Body, you will learn the successful method to form firm connective tissue. Fascia are a building network in our body that gives us support, structure, and form. Whether a thigh looks tightly stretched or rather like jelly basically depends on the tone of the fibrous connective tissue the fascia which surrounds it. Therefore, we must train fascia in addition to muscles. Only then do we have a well-formed and firm body shape, and training fascia is the only consistent way to get rid of cellulite, bat wings, and a flabby bottom. Not only does training your fascia ensure a fit body, but it also enables you to move with juvenile elasticity, easily and painlessly.


Olympian and running expert, Jeff Galloway has spent more than 50 years developing, practicing, evaluating, and teaching his Run Walk Run® method. He is now partnering with two primary care physicians, Ruth M. Parker and Carmen Patrick Mohan. They have over 50 years of clinical practice experience. Both physicians use Galloway’s Run Walk Run® method to achieve their own health goals and regularly prescribe this effective method to patients with common chronic health conditions. This team of experts have written The Women’s Guide to Health. This action guide combines Galloway’s Run Walk Run® programs with the best available medical knowledge for using Run Walk Run®.


How does a team and a coach, who were nearly forgotten three years ago, achieve the impossible? How do they rise to the top and conquer the Premier League, the toughest league in the world? Claudio Ranieri: T(h)inkerman offers the answer to those questions. Everyone is entitled to dream big after Claudio Ranieri’s miracle with Leicester City. Sports reporter, Aris Gatas, has followed Ranieri’s course over the last two years, collecting exclusive interviews and reports and using them to create this detailed biography of Ranieri.