E-books: Coaching Practice

  • Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success book cover

    Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Collins, Andrew Cruickshank, Geir Jordet

    The Routledge Handbook of Elite Sport Performance is the first book to examine a broad span of performance and support issues in contemporary elite sport; including coaching, sports science and medicine, leadership and management, operating in different societies, living in the system as a…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes book cover

    Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes

    1st Edition

    By Nick Galli

    The psychological health of competitive athletes is of paramount importance to performance, retention, and well-being in sport, and national governing bodies are increasingly concerned with its promotion. Psychosocial Health and Well-being in High-Level Athletes offers students, researchers, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints-Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints-Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Athlete Learning in Elite Sport: A Cultural Framework book cover

    Athlete Learning in Elite Sport

    A Cultural Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti

    Elite athletes lead a particular way of life, which creates significant learning and shapes their selves. This is the first sociological-pedagogical text to conceptualise athlete learning in elite sport and across athletic careers. It outlines theories of learning and argues for a cultural…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice book cover

    Professional Advances in Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Matt Dicks

    Despite the rapid advance of the academic study of coaching science, there is a dearth of evidence on contemporary progressions within the coaching profession itself, particularly around the wide-ranging challenges that coaches face. Professional Advances in Sports Coaching constitutes an essential…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases book cover

    Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching: A Design Thinking Approach book cover

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching

    A Design Thinking Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching is an innovative, user-friendly, practical and theoretical guide for educating sports coaches as mentors. It is the first book to employ design thinking techniques to develop a new approach to mentor education in sports coaching. Providing theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation: Elite Player Perspectives book cover

    Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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