Sports, Hobbies & Games General Books

The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims (Vol.I&II): Complete Edition

The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims, edition in two volumes, represents history of gambling from ancient times in India, Egypt and Greece to modern days England, France and United States. The book covers all sorts of gaming and gambling, including card games, board games, lotteries, tricks, frauds and many more schemes that developed throughout the ages.

Golf Crisis: How To Lower Your Score by 10 Strokes

The ebook "Golf Crisis: How To Lower Your Score by 10 Strokes" will give you complete instructions on how to golf better, and will teach you successful techniques for lowering your score.Think of it as a step by step online course for golfers interested in lowering big time their scores. This powerful new course will show you step-by-step how to lower down your score by 10 strokes or more...

Young People, Social Media and Health (Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport)

The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 licenseThe pervasiveness of social media in young people’s lives is widely acknowledged, yet there is little evidence-based understanding of the impacts of social media on young people’s health and wellbeing.Young People, Social Media and Health draws on novel research to understand, explain, and illustrate young people’s experiences of engagement with health-related social media; as well as the impacts they report on their health, wellbeing, and physical activity. Using empirical case studies, digital representations, and evidence from multi-sector and interdisciplinary stakeholders and academics, this volume identifies the opportunities and risk-related impacts of social media. Offering new theoretical insights and practical guidelines for educators, practitioners, parents/guardians, and policy makers; Young People, Social Media and Health will also appeal to students and researchers interested in fields such as Sociology of Sport, Youth Sports Development, Secondary Physical Education, and Media Effects.

Backgammon for Tigers

Backgammon for Tigers offers solid practical advice and demonstrates techniques that will develop an early awareness of the tactics and strategies used by strong players.The book covers all aspects of a solid game throughout the beginning, middle and end phases. There are over 50 game positions provided, accompanied by key tables with analyses, and explanations given of just what was going on in the minds of the players.The reader will end up with a set of straightforward tools and ideas to carry into every game with a growing sense of knowing what they were doing - more or less, or at least sometimes, perhaps...This book will be a valuable aid to any beginner wishing to explore online backgammon.You will play better backgammon after reading this book