E-books: Sports Pedagogy

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching book cover

    Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to 'move more dynamically', but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine D. Ennis

    The first fully comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in physical education to be published in over a decade, this handbook represents an essential, evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in PE. Showcasing the latest research and theoretical…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory and Application book cover

    Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education book cover

    Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    eBook – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition: An Introduction book cover

    Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jia Yi Chow, Keith Davids, Chris Button, Ian Renshaw

    Nonlinear pedagogy is a powerful paradigm for understanding human movement and for designing effective teaching, coaching and training programs in sport, exercise and physical education. It addresses the inherent complexity in the learning of movement skills, viewing the learner, the learning…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

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