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  • Improving Strength and Power

    By Paul Mason
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    Paul Mason
    Whether you are a weight lifter, gymnast, kayaker or javelin thrower, strength and power are crucial to you performance and technique. This book provides the science, training advice and exercises to help you improve at your sport.· Understand the difference between strength and power and how important they each are for your performance.· Test your core stability, the most important form of strength for all sportspeople, and improve it by following step-by-step excercises.· Learn how to apply biomechanics to your training in order to use your strength and power most effectively.· Read about powerful sportspeople, such as Chris Hoy, Matthias Steiner and Stepanka Hilgertova.Combining sports science, nutrition, training programmes and exercises, the Training for Sport series of books is a complete guide to raising performance for children aged 9+.
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  • Improving Flexibility

    By Paul Mason
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    Paul Mason
    It's not just gymnasts and ballet dancers who need to be flexible. Sports such as rock climbing, Judo, diving and cricket rely on flexibility to be performed well and reduce the risk of injury. This book explains the science behind flexibility, provides exercises and explains the effects diet has on muscle performance.· Test your flexibility and follow professional step-by-step exercises to improve it.· Discover how your muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons work together to enable the body to be flexible.· Understand how to stretch to avoid injury and what the difference is between static, dynamic and assisted stretching.· Read about sportspeople such as Tom Daly, Lynn Hill and Rafael Nadal, whose flexibility has helped them to excel.Combining sports science, nutrition, training programmes and exercises, the Training for Sport series of books is a complete guide to raising performance for children aged 9+.
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  • I Belong to The Christian Faith

    By Katie Dicker
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    Katie Dicker
    This title introduces children to the religion of Christianity. It talks about going to church, who Jesus was, communion, Sunday school, praying and Christian festivals.
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  • I Belong to The Muslim Faith

    By Katie Dicker
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    Katie Dicker
    This book provides an inside introduction to the Muslim religion. Learn about food and fasting, mosques and how Muslims pray, who Muhammad was and Muslim festivals.
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  • I'm Good At Sport, What Job Can I Get?

    By Richard Spilsbury
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    Richard Spilsbury
    The different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in a particular subject are explored. Many occupations are examined looking at what the job involves and the special skills that are needed.
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  • Id Ul Adha

    By Alice Green
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    Alice Green
    An ideal introduction to the celebration of festivals for children aged 4-7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the festival and how people prepare for Id Ul Adha. It shows how people around the world celebrate it and the special foods they eat. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts to give further points for children and adults to discuss.
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  • Islam

    By Honor Head
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    Honor Head
    This title looks at mosques s and what they mean to those who follow Islam. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Muslims, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.
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