Social and psychological issues in sports

by Brendan M. O"Connor

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Psychological aspects,
  • Sports,
  • Sports sciences,
  • Physiological aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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