The Resource Sports and athletes, Noel Merino, book editor, (electronic resource)

Sports and athletes, Noel Merino, book editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Sports and athletes
Title
Sports and athletes
Statement of responsibility
Noel Merino, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the issues surrounding sports and athletes by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic
Member of
Cataloging source
MiFhGG
Dewey number
796
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV565
LC item number
.S66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merino, Noël
  • Gale Group
Series statement
  • Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints
  • Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Athletes
Label
Sports and athletes, Noel Merino, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://access-proxy.sno-isle.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:sirls_main&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/3XON
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1: Do sports and athletes have a positive impact on society? -- Sports are a civilized way to express rivalry / Windsor Mann -- The place of sports in American culture is too extreme / Jonathan Zimmerman -- Youth sports have numerous benefits / Brooke de Lench -- Youth sports can be harmful / Tara McIntosh -- Athletes should be considered role models / Daniel B. Wood -- Athletes should not be considered role models / Armstrong Williams -- Ch. 2: Is use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes a problem? -- Baseball's prohibition on performance-enhancing drugs is good policy / Jim Salisbury -- Performance-enhancing drugs in sport should not be prohibited / Aaron Steinberg -- Many athletes use performance-enhancing drugs / Steve Weinberg -- Others besides athletes share the blame for use of performance-enhancing drugs / Dave Zirin -- Congress is right to investigate the use of steroids in baseball / Robert Housman -- Congress is wrong to investigate the use of steroids in baseball / Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette -- Ch. 3: Should college sports be reformed? -- College athletes should be paid / Michael Lewis -- College athletes should not be paid / Allen Sack -- College athletics should be privatized so universities can focus on academics / Silvio Laccetti -- College athletes should not have to focus on academics / Claire Harlin -- The state university focus on athletics harms academics / William C. Dowling -- Universities can successfully balance athletics and academics / Robert E. Mulcahy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (136 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780737754698
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)659282828
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL3XON
Label
Sports and athletes, Noel Merino, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://access-proxy.sno-isle.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:sirls_main&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/3XON
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1: Do sports and athletes have a positive impact on society? -- Sports are a civilized way to express rivalry / Windsor Mann -- The place of sports in American culture is too extreme / Jonathan Zimmerman -- Youth sports have numerous benefits / Brooke de Lench -- Youth sports can be harmful / Tara McIntosh -- Athletes should be considered role models / Daniel B. Wood -- Athletes should not be considered role models / Armstrong Williams -- Ch. 2: Is use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes a problem? -- Baseball's prohibition on performance-enhancing drugs is good policy / Jim Salisbury -- Performance-enhancing drugs in sport should not be prohibited / Aaron Steinberg -- Many athletes use performance-enhancing drugs / Steve Weinberg -- Others besides athletes share the blame for use of performance-enhancing drugs / Dave Zirin -- Congress is right to investigate the use of steroids in baseball / Robert Housman -- Congress is wrong to investigate the use of steroids in baseball / Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette -- Ch. 3: Should college sports be reformed? -- College athletes should be paid / Michael Lewis -- College athletes should not be paid / Allen Sack -- College athletics should be privatized so universities can focus on academics / Silvio Laccetti -- College athletes should not have to focus on academics / Claire Harlin -- The state university focus on athletics harms academics / William C. Dowling -- Universities can successfully balance athletics and academics / Robert E. Mulcahy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (136 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780737754698
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)659282828
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL3XON

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