Bowerman and the Men of Oregon

Bowerman and the Men of Oregon

Author: Kenny Moore

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9781594867316

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 480

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A portrait of the foremost track coach and founder of Nike describes how he helped contribute to numerous team titles and record achievements while working at the University of Oregon, offers insight into the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, and considers Bowerman's relationship with runner Steve Prefontaine. Reprint.
Bowerman and the Men of Oregon
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Kenny Moore
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-04 - Publisher: Rodale

A portrait of the foremost track coach and founder of Nike describes how he helped contribute to numerous team titles and record achievements while working at the University of Oregon, offers insight into the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, and considers Bowerman's relationship with runner Steve Prefontaine. Reprint.
University of Nike
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joshua Hunt
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-23 - Publisher: Melville House

The dramatic expose of how the University of Oregon sold its soul to Nike, and what that means for the future of our public institutions and our society. **A New York Post Best Book of the Year** In the mid-1990s, facing severe cuts to its public funding, the University of
Kicks
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nicholas Smith
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-01 - Publisher: Crown

A cultural history of sneakers, tracing the footprint of one of our most iconic fashions across sports, business, pop culture, and American identity When the athletic shoe graduated from the beaches and croquet courts of the wealthy elite to streetwear ubiquity, its journey through the heart of American life was
Body Problems
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Ben Agger
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-06 - Publisher: Routledge

This book addresses the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting and eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. He addresses the dilemma that we have ample access to abundant calories but lead lifestyles and have
The Sports Shoe
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Thomas Turner
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The story of the sneaker's rise from the first Victorian tennis shoes to the Nike Air Max and beyond Moving from the athletic field to the shopping mall, Thomas Turner tells a fresh story of the evolution of the sports shoe against the changing landscape of society, sport, fashion, industry,