E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Performance Analysis in Team Sports book cover

    Performance Analysis in Team Sports

    1st Edition

    By Pedro Passos, Duarte Araújo, Anna Volossovitch

    Filling an important gap in performance analysis literature, this book introduces the key concepts and practical applications of performance analysis for team sports. It draws on cutting-edge research to examine individual and collective behaviours across an array of international team sports.…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education: Pedagogical cases book cover

    Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education

    Pedagogical cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Casey, Victoria A. Goodyear, Kathleen M. Armour

    There is evidence of considerable growth in the availability and use of digital technologies in physical education. Yet, we have scant knowledge about how technologies are being used by teachers, and whether or how these technologies are optimising student learning. This book makes a novel…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport: second edition book cover

    Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    eBook – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice book cover

    Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham, Andy Cale

    This book highlights the latest advances in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association, the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research programme. Advances in Coach Education and Development presents the first…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Practical Introduction book cover

    Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    This book introduces Cooperative Learning as a research-informed, practical way of engaging children and young people in lifelong physical activity.  Written by authors with over 40 years’ experience as teachers and researchers, it addresses the practicalities of using Cooperative Learning in the…

    eBook – 2016-03-10
    Routledge

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport: Change the Game book cover

    Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game, 1st Edition

    By John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz, Megan Bartlett

    Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player engagement; and no focus on development. Currently, most attempts…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Sports Coach book cover

    Becoming a Sports Coach

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert

    A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. Becoming a Sports Coach aims to…

    eBook – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Adventure Sports Coaching book cover

    Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Primary Physical Education book cover

    Understanding Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching book cover

    Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

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