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ABC TV

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 239 words.

A US national television network broadcaster that has been one of the major investors—along with CBS and NBC—in sports programming

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Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978)

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 443 words.

(1899–1978)

An English athlete and athletics administrator, who both epitomized and challenged the prevailing ethos of *

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Academies and Camps

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1215 words.

Sports academies and camps are programs usually created and run to teach and develop youth athletes, but many camps are also meant for adults. Some camps are free-standing...

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acclimatization

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 205 words.

Refers to the biological adaptations that take place in the body in response to extremes of pressure, heat, and cold.

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achieved status

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 7 words.

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achievement orientation

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 152 words.

In psychology, the state of an athlete in relation to a competitive or evaluative situation, ranging from a competitive drive

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action research

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 241 words.

Research designed to affect the context of the study, to feed back into the way an organization works, for instance,

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addiction

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 4 words.

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Adidas

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 830 words.

A multinational corporation specializing in sports goods that, founded as a small shoe company in Germany in 1920, became

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Adorno, Theodor W. (1903–69)

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 229 words.

(1903–69)

A German philosopher, aesthetician, and social theorist who was one of the most prominent individual

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