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Title:
Football
Author:
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
63 pages ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Provides an illustrated look at many varied aspects of the popular sport of professional football, including the history of the game, evolution of equipment, the playing field and modern stadiums, players, fans, and more.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.5 1.0 87013.
ISBN:
9780789469915

9780789447258
Format :
Book

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Summary

Developed in association with the National Football League (NFL), Eyewitness Football features photographs and text on hundreds of people and objects from 80 storied years of the National Football League. Football captures the drama, excitement, and spectacle of professional football using the signature Eyewitness style. It is the definitive pictorial guide to America's most popular sport in all its rough-and-tumble glory, from its schoolyard roots through its rise to the status of an international supersport. See inside an NFL locker room and training camp and what players wore before helmets were introduced. Learn how coaches design plays, how to throw a perfect pass and make a clean tackle. Discover what trainers, referees, and coaches do, what it takes to win the Super Bowl, and much, much more!


Table of Contents

How Football Beganp. 6
Finding an Audiencep. 8
Great Moments in NFL Historyp. 10
Inside the Footballp. 12
All Shapes and Sizesp. 14
The Football Fieldp. 16
How to Tell Who's Whop. 18
The Coachesp. 20
The Football Helmetp. 22
Face Protectionp. 24
Safety Firstp. 26
In Uniformp. 28
Getting Ready for Game Dayp. 30
Football Footwearp. 32
Moving the Ballp. 34
Contact Sportp. 36
Putting the Foot in Footballp. 38
Football Strategyp. 40
The Locker Roomp. 42
Training Campp. 44
Football First Aidp. 46
On the Sidelinesp. 48
Keeping Orderp. 50
Fabulous Football Fansp. 52
NFL Stadiumsp. 54
In Any Weatherp. 56
Football on TVp. 58
The Super Bowlp. 60
Creditsp. 64

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