E-books: Coaching Practice

  • Talent Development: A Practitioner Guide book cover

    Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    eBook – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice: Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism book cover

    Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy

    The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing social…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Sport, Ethics and Leadership book cover

    Sport, Ethics and Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Jack Bowen, Ronald S. Katz, Jeffrey R. Mitchell, Donald J. Polden, Richard Walden

    Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably ethical leadership. This fascinating new…

    eBook – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Coaching: Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports book cover

    Case Studies in Coaching

    Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports, 1st Edition

    By Timothy M Baghurst

    The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider the implications of their actions. Based on real-life…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Sports Medicine for Coaches and Athletes: Soccer book cover

    Sports Medicine for Coaches and Athletes

    Soccer, 1st Edition

    By Adil E. Shamoo, William H. Baugher, Robert M. Germeroth

    This book is a practical guide and concise sports medicine reference, written exclusively for the sport of soccer. Based on Adil Shamoo's notes from years of coaching, teaching, and lecturing on the subject, this succinct handbook approaches soccer from a unique scientific perspective. The…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Concepts: A framework for coaching practice book cover

    Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Managing Drugs in Sport book cover

    Managing Drugs in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching book cover

    High Performance Disability Sport Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Derek M. Peters

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport,…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching: Research and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood, Iain Greenlees

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages with contemporary debates in this field. Organised around…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

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