Recommended reading

Cornell’s kinesiology faculty members each contributed titles to create this recommended reading list for Cornellians.

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
by John Ratey (Little, Brown and Co., 2008)

The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
by Tony Perrottet (Random House, 2004)

Hitler’s Olympics: The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games
by Christopher Hilton (Sutton Publishing Limited, 2006)

Babe: The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
by Susan Cayleff (The University of Illinois Press, 1966)

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Richard Louv (Algonquin Books, 2006)

Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children
by Tom Farrey (ESPN Books, 2008)

Flow in Sports: The Keys to Optimal Experiences and Performances
by Susan A. Jackson & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Human Kinetics, 1999)

Sport, Power, and Society: Institutions and Practices
by Robert E. Washington & David Karen, Editors
(Westview Press, Perseus Books Group, 2010)

The Complete Guide to Sport Motivation
by Ken Hodge (A. & C. Black, 2005)

Fair and Foul: Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport, 4th Edition
by D. Stanley Eitzen (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009)

Sawbill: History and Tales
by Mary Alice Hansen (Sawbill Press, 2005)