E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Becoming a Sport Psychologist book cover

    Becoming a Sport Psychologist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul McCarthy, Marc Jones

    Sport psychology is a competitive profession with rigorous and demanding entry routes in terms of education, training and accreditation. Once qualified, the sport psychology practitioner will face complex, day-to-day professional challenges of the kind not always covered in conventional sport…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge

  • Pure Sport: Practical sport psychology book cover

    Pure Sport

    Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran

    Should you always "think about it"? Are you "only as good as your last game"? Is it just a matter of "keeping your eye on the ball"? The answer to these questions is no, and to help you steer a course through the many challenges of a sporting career this second edition of Pure Sport sets out, in…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge

  • Study Skills for Sports Studies book cover

    Study Skills for Sports Studies

    1st Edition

    By Tara Magdalinski

    Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students often engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working…

    eBook – 2013-06-03
    Routledge

  • Development of Movement Coordination in Children: Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport book cover

    Development of Movement Coordination in Children

    Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geert Savelsbergh, Keith Davids, John van der Kamp, Simon J. Bennett

    Co-ordination of movement plays a key role in human development and is an important area in sport and health sciences. This book looks in detail at how children develop basic skills, such as walking and reaching for objects, and more complex skills such as throwing and catching a ball…

    eBook – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning book cover

    The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge

  • Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports: Sport-Specific Physical Preparation for High Performance, second edition book cover

    Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

    Sport-Specific Physical Preparation for High Performance, second edition, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gamble

    Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters covering…

    eBook – 2013-01-25
    Routledge

  • Team Psychology in Sports: Theory and Practice book cover

    Team Psychology in Sports

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Cotterill

    The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • Mental Toughness: The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition book cover

    Mental Toughness

    The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Sheard

    Mental toughness is one of the most common terms used in sport – by athletes, coaches, spectators and the media. However, it is also one of the least understood terms. This book examines the characteristics and development of mentally tough sport performers, and presents the cutting-edge research…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • Training for Sports Speed and Agility: An Evidence-Based Approach book cover

    Training for Sports Speed and Agility

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gamble

    Speed and agility are central to success in a wide range of sports. Training for Sports Speed and Agility is the first evidence-based study of all those aspects of athletic preparation that contribute to the expression of speed and agility during competition. Drawing on the very latest scientific…

    eBook – 2011-09-12
    Routledge

  • Sport Education: International Perspectives book cover

    Sport Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around…

    eBook – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Coping and Emotion in Sport: Second Edition book cover

    Coping and Emotion in Sport

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Thatcher, Marc Jones, David Lavallee

    The emotional highs and lows of competitive sport, whether experienced as a competitor, spectator or coach may be the essential ingredient that gives sport its universal and compelling appeal. Emotion is clearly a pervasive force within competitive sport, and this is reflected in the burgeoning…

    eBook – 2011-08-09
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Sports Coaching book cover

    The Ethics of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alun R Hardman, Carwyn Jones

    Is the role of the sports coach simply to improve sporting performance? What are the key ethical issues in sports coaching practice? Despite the increasing sophistication of our understanding of the player-sport-coach relationship, the dominant perspective of the sports coach is still an…

    eBook – 2010-12-02
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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