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Zuschauernachfrage von Teamsportarten in ressourcenschwachen Umfeldern: Evidenz und Managementstrategien zum Frauenfußball (Event- und Impaktforschung)

by Kristoff Reichel

Die Zuschauernachfrage ist ein zentraler Erfolgsfaktor im professionellen Teamsport. Daher stellen geringe Zuschauerzahlen eine strukturelle Ressourcenschwäche dar, die so genannte Schwellensportarten kennzeichnet. Kristoff Reichel untersucht den Frauenfußball in Deutschland, um Managementstrategien für Teamsportarten in ressourcenschwachen Umfeldern aufzuzeigen. Den theoretischen Ansatz bildet ein erweitertes Nachfragemodell für Schwellensportarten, das er für die Stadionnachfrage der 1. Frauenfußball-Bundesliga ökonometrisch testet. Die aggregierten Befunde ergänzt der Autor um eine primärempirische Zielgruppenanalyse und entwickelt effektive Strategien für den professionellen Frauenfußball.

Zonal Marking: The Making Of Modern European Football

by Michael Cox

‘A wonderful overview of tactical development in European football’ Matthew Syed, The Times ‘A fascinating assessment of football in 2019’ Observer

Zombies, Run!: Keeping Fit and Living Well in the Current Zombie Emergency

by Naomi Alderman

'OUR FIRST JOB IS SURVIVAL. IF WE SURVIVE, WE LEARN, WHEN WE LEARN, WE MAKE TOMORROW BETTER THAN TODAY. THAT'S WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN: WE JUST HAVE TO KEEP ON GOING'The zombie apocalypse is here. We have all lost a lot, but we are surviving. Together we will overcome the outbreak but we need every man, women and child to do their bit. This is an informational guide to help you stay fit and healthy in both body and mind during the crisis. It includes:- Indoor activities that build the strength, stamina and flexibility you need to survive contact with the zombie hordes- Expertly-designed running, cycling and swimming programmes to build up your distance safely when venturing out for supplies- Advice on nutritious meals when resources are sparse and treats need to be rationed- Tips on building and maintaining a community and remaining fit of mind when humanity is pushed to the brink The advice within the pages of ZOMBIES, RUN! will prove the difference between life and death in the coming days, weeks and months. Humans are wondrous beings; this is not the end of us. WE CAN BECOME STRONGER. WE CAN BECOME FITTER. AND TOGETHER WE WILL SURVIVE.

Zlatan Rules (Football Superstars #31)

by Simon Mugford

Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic your ultimate football hero? Known as one of the most prolific strikers, Zlatan is famed for his strength, precision and stamina. Having won 30+ trophies in his football career, he has become the second most decorated active footballer in present times.Discover how Zlatan overcame his difficult childhood in the immigrant-populated district of Rosengård and developed into a tall, agile athlete with an obvious talent for playing soccer. Learn how he used his skill and confidence to become one of Europe's top strikers while starring for eight consecutive title-winning clubs.The Football Superstars series is aimed at building a love of reading in young children, and is filled with fun cartoons, inspirational stories and a cast of characters chipping in with quotes, jokes and comments.

Zlatan (Ultimate Football Heroes Ser.)

by Matt Oldfield Tom Oldfield

'With the TV cameras watching, Zlatan roared like a lion. It was his tenth league title in only twelve years but he never got tired of winning.' Zlatan follows the Swedish superstar on his amazing journey from the tough streets of Malmö to becoming the deadly striker at Manchester United. Along the way he has been a star for Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as becoming Sweden's all-time leading scorer. This is the story of one of a generation's finest footballers. Ultimate Football Heroesis a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.

Zimmer Men: The Trials and Tribulations of the Ageing Cricketer

by Marcus Berkmann

Ten years after his classic Rain Men - 'cricket's answer to Fever Pitch,' said the Daily Telegraph - Marcus Berkmann returns to the strange and wondrous world of village cricket, where players sledge their team-mates, umpires struggle to count up to six, the bails aren't on straight and the team that fields after a hefty tea invariably loses. This time he's on the trail of the Ageing Cricketer, having suddenly realised that he is one himself and playing in a team with ten others every weekend. In their minds they run around the field as fast as ever; it's only their legs that let them down. ZIMMER MEN asks all the important questions of middle-aged cricketers. Why is that boundary rope suddenly so far away? Are you doomed to getting worse as a cricketer, or could you get better? How many pairs of trousers will your girth destroy in one summer? Chronicling the 2004 season, with its many humiliating defeats and random injuries, this coruscatingly funny new book laughs in the face of middle age, and starts thinking seriously about buying a convertible.

Zidane

by Patrick Fort Jean Philippe

Get inside the mind of football's most enigmatic icon‘Zidane is the master’ PeleOne of modern football’s most brilliant players - and one of its most iconic and mysterious figures - Zinedine Zidane’s football career is the stuff of legend. A World Cup-winner with France, he became the world's most expensive player in 2001 when he moved from Juventus to Real Madrid for £46million, where his exceptional talent earned him a reputation as one of the greatest players of all-time. His playing career concluded explosively when he retired after being sent off for head-butting Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final. But his football career was far from over. After a spell coaching in Spain, he was appointed manager of Real Madrid in 2015 and immediately demonstrated that his skill as a manager matched his talent on the pitch, leading the team to successive Champions League victories and establishing him as one of the new managerial greats.Rarely speaking to the press, Zidane is known as a man who ‘speaks only with the ball’. In this definitive biography, Patrick Fort and Jean Philippe take us behind the scenes of his exceptional career, revealing the man behind the legend.

Zervikale Bewegungs- und Kontrolldysfunktionen: Überprüfung der Reliabilität von aktiven Bewegungstests bei Nackenbeschwerden (Best of Therapie)

by Nadja Büttner

Nadja Büttner entwickelte eine Testbatterie von aktiven Bewegungstests mit dem Ziel der Identifikation von maladaptiven, zervikalen Bewegungsmustern und der statistischen Berechnung der Intertester-Reliabilität durch visuelle Beobachtung. Anhand einer prospektiven, doppel-blindierten, monozentrischen Querschnittstudie rekrutierte die Autorin 30 Personen mit unspezifischen Nackenbeschwerden, die sieben aktive Bewegungstests durchführten. Die Testbewegungen wurden von zwei unabhängigen Beurteilern als korrekt oder inkorrekt bewertet. Durch ein qualitativ aussagekräftiges Studiendesign mit detaillierten Beschreibungen und Standardisierungen der Testinstruktionen, -ausführungen und -bewertungen hat die Autorin die Studienergebnisse und damit die Bewegungstests im klinischen Praxisalltag umsetzbar gestaltet und für weitere wissenschaftliche Arbeiten nutz- und vergleichbar gemacht.

Zero's Slider: A Peach Street Mudders Story

by Matt Christopher

While trying to ask Uncle Pete to coach for the Peach Street Mudders, Zero discovers that he can throw a slider when there's a big bandage on his injured thumb.

Zero to Hero (High/Low)

by Seb Goffe

Will is football mad. He practises every day and he's got great skills – but he's the shortest in his year. He knows he would be great on the football pitch, if only he could show the coach that skill can beat size. Will Will ever get a chance to play on the team?Zero to Hero is a football-filled adventure about determination, overcoming the odds and being a team player.Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper with a dyslexia friendly font, Zero to Hero is aimed at readers aged 10+ and has a manageable length (64 pages) and reading age (8+).Produced in association with reading experts at Catch Up, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

Zero to Hero (High/Low)

by Seb Goffe

Will is football mad. He practises every day and he's got great skills – but he's the shortest in his year. He knows he would be great on the football pitch, if only he could show the coach that skill can beat size. Will Will ever get a chance to play on the team?Zero to Hero is a football-filled adventure about determination, overcoming the odds and being a team player.Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper with a dyslexia friendly font, Zero to Hero is aimed at readers aged 10+ and has a manageable length (64 pages) and reading age (8+).Produced in association with reading experts at Catch Up, a charity which aims to address underachievement caused by literacy and numeracy difficulties.

Zero to Hero: The Gareth Southgate Story

by Rob Mason

Gareth Southgate got the England job by accident. Taking over after Big Sam Allardyce’s reign came to an untimely end after just one game, former England Under 21 boss Southgate looked like the traditional FA blazers’ safe bet: a man who wouldn’t upset anyone, would look smart and be on the back pages, not the front ones. With his trademark waistcoat, finely trimmed fashionable beard and a willingness to share credit rather than look to monopolise it, the former Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough man fitted the image. Had England stumbled through the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and then lost gallantly once the knock-out stuff began, Southgate would have simply been another page in the list of England failures, ready to be replaced by a high profile manager of world renown as the FA looked for yet another blueprint for future success. Southgate showed the leadership to bravely cast aside the old guard represented by Joe Hart and Wayne Rooney. Fittingly for a man who had worked successfully with the nation’s brightest young players at Under 21 level he pulled together not just a team of three lions but young lions ready to roar. Suddenly England was a team of pace and panache that could even win penalty shoot-outs. People such as Jordan Pickford, Harry Maguire and Kieran Trippier stepped up to join the immense Harry Kane on the world stage, a stage where Southgate had made headlines for England. This tale traces how Southgate went from zero to hero, from the days when he was a youngster at Crystal Palace to the days when surely Buckingham Palace will be giving him a call as the toast of the nation joins Sir Alf Ramsey and Sir Bobby Robson in the pantheon of England’s most successful managers.

Zentrale Themen der Sportmedizin

by P. O. Astrand

Unter Mitarbeit von zahlreichen Fachwissenschaftlern

The Zen of Naka: The Journey of a Japanese Genius

by Martin Greig

Since his move to Celtic in the summer of 2005, Shunsuke Nakamura has become a cult hero in both Scotland and the Far East. From the wonderful goal in his Champions League debut against Manchester United in 2006 to the strike against Kilmarnock that secured Celtic's league win in 2006-07, Nakamura has firmly established himself as a Celtic legend. Nakamura's ability to confront and overcome adversity has been the key to his success. From his rejection as a youngster by home-town club Yokohama Marinos to his omission from the 2002 World Cup squad by Philippe Troussier and his struggle to adapt to the defensive nature of Italian football, Nakamura has bounced back stronger every time. The Zen of Naka is a comprehensive, revealing account of Nakamura's career to date. It explores his development from the early stages of his footballing journey to his time with Celtic at present, and looks ahead at what the future may hold for the star.

The Zen Of Muhammad Ali: and Other Obsessions

by Davis Miller

Collected here for the first time are the best of Davis Miller's essays and memoirs. The volume contains his celebrated trilogy of award-winning Muhammad Ali pieces, including the classic 'My Dinner with Ali', together with a provocative new essay called 'The Yin and the Yang of Muhammad Ali'. There are also two pieces about Miller's unusual relationship with another boxer, 'Sugar' Ray Leonard, and he continues to explore the Bruce Lee phenomenon - as he did in his acclaimed bestseller The Tao of Bruce Lee. The Zen of Muhammad Ali tells us about fighting, living, friendship and love. The pieces are arranged - each with an illuminating new note - to form a unique and haunting book.

Zen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working with Horses

by Allan J. Hamilton MD

Drawing on his scientific understanding of the brain, noted neurosurgeon and lifelong horseman Allan Hamilton offers a new approach to horse training based on understanding the intuitive, nonverbal, right-brain communication process of horses.

Zahngesundheit und Leistungsfähigkeit: Ein Ratgeber für Ärzte, chronisch Kranke und Spitzensportler

by Meinhard Vintler

Unser Gebiss kann bei schlechter Versorgung schnell zur Mülldeponie im Körper werden. Fremdmaterialien, beherdete Zähne und problematische zahnmedizinische und kieferorthopädische Behandlungen setzen dem Körper zu und sind mitverantwortlich für die Entstehung von chronischen Erkrankungen und Leistungsschwächen. Das Buch setzt sich fundiert mit dem Zusammenhang von Zahngesundheit und Leistungsfähigkeit auseinander und erläutert auch für Laien verständlich, wie die neueste labor- und systemmedizinische Forschung zu einer Verbesserung in der Diagnose und Behandlung sowohl von chronischen als auch von Sport-Erkrankungen beiträgt. Beide Patientengruppen verbindet das gleiche Problem: Bislang unentdeckte Stressoren, die sich zwar individuell unterscheiden, aber in ihren Auswirkungen sehr ähnlich sind, blockieren die Regenerationsprozesse im Körper. Die neuen Therapieansätze sind für Profisportler von großem Interesse, da sich Leistungssteigerungen erzielen lassen, die bereits im Promillebereich entscheidend sein können. Chronisch Kranke erfahren durch eine systemische Behandlung, die die Zähne wesentlich einbezieht, eine ungeahnte Besserung ihrer Beschwerden.Wie tiefgreifend die jüngsten Erkenntnisse die medizinische Praxis verändern können, soll dieses Buch deutlich machen. Es richtet sich an Mediziner aus allen Fachbereichen, die ihr Bewusstsein für Zusammenhänge im Organismus erweitern wollen. Aber auch Sportler und deren Betreuende in Training, Management und Physiotherapie werden ebenso wie Eltern von Sporttalenten angesprochen und nicht zuletzt alle, die an einer chronischen Erkrankung leiden und für die alternativmedizinische Ansätze oft der einzige Hoffnungsschimmer sind.

The - Z of Liverpool FC

by Peter Rogers

Liverpool FC is one of the most successful clubs in the world and has won more European trophies than any other English team with six European Cups, three UEFA cups and four Super Cups. The club has also won 19 league titles, seven FA Cups and a record eight League Cups. But the trophies tell only half the story. The club has arguably the most passionate fans in the world and their anthem “You’ll Never Walk Alone” has helped carry the team through the good times and the bad particularly following the 1989 Hillsborough disaster when 96 supporters were crushed to death. Founded in 1892, the club has played at Anfield in all that time, and enjoyed its most successful period in the 1970s and 1980s when Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley led the club to eleven league titles and seven European trophies. This fully-illustrated gift book looks back at all the greatest moments that have shaped the history of the Merseyside club and pays tribute to the great players from the past such as Kevin Keegan, Ian Rush, Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard to the modern superstars including Virgil Van Dijk, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah who are on their way to becoming legends under the charismatic managership of Jurgen Klopp.

The - Z of Glasgow Rangers

by Rob Mason

This new updated and enlarged Rangers A-Z ties in with Steven Gerrard’s side storming to the SPL title in magnificent style, being unbeaten and maintaining a 100% home record at the time the trophy was secured in 2021. It was Rangers 55th league title, adding to 33 Scottish Cups, 27 Scottish League Cups, the European Cup Winners’ Cup and an English FA Cup semi-final for good measure!Alfredo Morelos, Allan McGregor, Ryan Kent and Stevie G himself are all here along with legendary figures such as Slim Jim Baxter, John Greig, Ally McCoist, Sandy Jardine and Davie Cooper.This Rangers A-Z supplies you with an at a glance guide to the Gers. It will take you from the story of the four young boys who decided to form Rangers in 1872 to the centenary celebration of European triumph, right up to the modern day. The 150th year of this finest of clubs sees them start their commemorative year not only as title holders but as the club who have been league champions more than any club in world football!Whether you an Ibrox expert or just learning about this most successful of clubs, The Rangers A-Z is a wonderfully nostalgic read for all Gers’ fans.

Youth Sports in America: The Most Important Issues in Youth Sports Today

by Skye G. Arthur-Banning

Written by a former Olympic consultant, this book examines youth sports in America today, from institutions that dominate organized youth sports to high-profile controversies ranging from burnout and out-of-control parents to the health risks of youth football.As organized youth sports occupy an ever-greater role in the lives of American families, critics have begun to question whether some programs and participants have lost their way. This timely book examines the state of youth sports in America today, analyzing how organized sports influence communities, discussing the potential emotional and physical benefits as well as drawbacks of youth sports, and profiling the industry's key participants, ranging from parent coaches to club sports owners to personal trainers.The work begins with a look at the evolution of youth sports in the United States, then explores such topics as burnout, self-discipline, performance-enhancing drugs, parental violence, and scholarships. The content includes coverage of 20 individual youth sports, such as basketball, softball, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, football, soccer, cross-country, and swimming, and provides breakdowns of historical and current participation rates, injury rates, and sport-specific scholarship trends. Each summary includes contact information on important organizations specific to that sport.

Youth Sports in America: The Most Important Issues in Youth Sports Today

by Skye G. Arthur-Banning

Written by a former Olympic consultant, this book examines youth sports in America today, from institutions that dominate organized youth sports to high-profile controversies ranging from burnout and out-of-control parents to the health risks of youth football.As organized youth sports occupy an ever-greater role in the lives of American families, critics have begun to question whether some programs and participants have lost their way. This timely book examines the state of youth sports in America today, analyzing how organized sports influence communities, discussing the potential emotional and physical benefits as well as drawbacks of youth sports, and profiling the industry's key participants, ranging from parent coaches to club sports owners to personal trainers.The work begins with a look at the evolution of youth sports in the United States, then explores such topics as burnout, self-discipline, performance-enhancing drugs, parental violence, and scholarships. The content includes coverage of 20 individual youth sports, such as basketball, softball, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, football, soccer, cross-country, and swimming, and provides breakdowns of historical and current participation rates, injury rates, and sport-specific scholarship trends. Each summary includes contact information on important organizations specific to that sport.

Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland (Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure)

by Max Mauro

How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in Ireland, possibly the most fertile contemporary setting for the analysis of questions of sport and identity. Youth Sport, Migration and Culture emphasises the epistemological and ethical urgency of doing research with rather than on young people. Engaging with the social changes in Irish society through the eyes of children of immigrants growing up in Ireland, the book looks closely at young people’s leisure practices in multi-ethnic contexts, and at issues of inclusion in relation to public discourses around ‘national identity’ and immigration. Offering compelling analysis of how ideas of race and racism are elaborated through sport, this book is fascinating reading for anybody with an interest in the sociology of sport, sport development or youth culture.

Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland (Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure)

by Max Mauro

How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in Ireland, possibly the most fertile contemporary setting for the analysis of questions of sport and identity. Youth Sport, Migration and Culture emphasises the epistemological and ethical urgency of doing research with rather than on young people. Engaging with the social changes in Irish society through the eyes of children of immigrants growing up in Ireland, the book looks closely at young people’s leisure practices in multi-ethnic contexts, and at issues of inclusion in relation to public discourses around ‘national identity’ and immigration. Offering compelling analysis of how ideas of race and racism are elaborated through sport, this book is fascinating reading for anybody with an interest in the sociology of sport, sport development or youth culture.

Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance

by Thomas Reilly Dave Richardson Gareth Stratton A. Mark Williams

As the adult game has increased in popularity, youth soccer has also seen significant expansion in recent years. The popularity of the youth game is set to continue. Young boy and girl players wish to emulate professional soccer stars and the professional game, often with long-term financial rewards in mind, is increasingly keen to develop young talent. Applied sports science is now a well-established feature of the adult game but the sports science that supports modern football does not translate directly into the youth game. The coaches of young players need specific information about children. Themes explored in this text include: growth of physiological systems development of motor and perceptive skills paediatric environmental physiology prevention of injury diet and nutrition youth fitness and skills training effective teaching and coaching of juniors the role of football academies. Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance blends current child-focused sports science theory with youth-specific coaching practice to help create soccer development strategies for children. It promotes knowledge and understanding in all these areas and will further professional expertise amongst coaches who wish to develop the all year round potential of youth soccer players and train the stars of the future.

Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance

by Thomas Reilly Dave Richardson Gareth Stratton A. Mark Williams

As the adult game has increased in popularity, youth soccer has also seen significant expansion in recent years. The popularity of the youth game is set to continue. Young boy and girl players wish to emulate professional soccer stars and the professional game, often with long-term financial rewards in mind, is increasingly keen to develop young talent. Applied sports science is now a well-established feature of the adult game but the sports science that supports modern football does not translate directly into the youth game. The coaches of young players need specific information about children. Themes explored in this text include: growth of physiological systems development of motor and perceptive skills paediatric environmental physiology prevention of injury diet and nutrition youth fitness and skills training effective teaching and coaching of juniors the role of football academies. Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance blends current child-focused sports science theory with youth-specific coaching practice to help create soccer development strategies for children. It promotes knowledge and understanding in all these areas and will further professional expertise amongst coaches who wish to develop the all year round potential of youth soccer players and train the stars of the future.

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