Books are a source of information and inspiration for student-athletes seeking new ways to improve their performance. Instructional books help athletes learn sport-specific skills and strategies; proper methods for improving strength, speed and power; and other aspects, such as mental training, injury rehabilitation and team building. Both fiction and non-fiction books, whether in print or electronic form, offer inspiring stories about the best athletes, teams and events in the history of sports. Find books that interest you and that will help you improve your athletic performance.
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