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Barefoot enthusiasts say ditching your shoes is essential for optimal whole-body function. Doctors say minimalist shoes cause injury. Who’s right? What if they both are? In Whole Body Barefoot, biomechanist Katy Bowman explains how both sides are right and wrong by broadening the perspective of over-simplified “shoes are good” or “shoes are bad” arguments. Using evolutionary-based and biomechanics arguments, Bowman demonstrates that shoes, in a modern context, have purpose, but that the trade-off for protection can be reduced whole-body health if we don’t pick the right shoes for our body and skill-level.
Why American Soccer Isn’t There Yet (aka How We Can Win it All) analyzes the methods of Brazil, Spain, Holland – where the author has lived and played – and other similar nations, establishing a ground for a new faith in the approach to American soccer.
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.
“Wisdom of Progressive Voices is an incredible collection of the words of leaders who have advanced social, economic, political, and environmental justice. This book is an inspirational resource for anyone, especially those working to advance the progressive movement.” –Jeff Blodgett, Executive Director, Wellstone Action