A study of the peak-experience in sport
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A study of the peak-experience in sport by Ken Ravizza

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Published .
Written in English


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Other titlesPeak-experience in sport., Study of the peak experience in sport.
Statementby Kenneth Henry Ravizza.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 193 leaves.
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14673177M

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