E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Advances in Rugby Coaching: An Holistic Approach book cover

    Advances in Rugby Coaching

    An Holistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light, John R. Evans, Stephen Harvey, Rémy Hassanin

    Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge

  • What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies book cover

    What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches

    A Playbook of Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Barber

    The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you’ll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in common than you think. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of…

    eBook – 2014-08-20
    Routledge

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, Risk and Moral Panic book cover

    Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Piper

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous.…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability book cover

    Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling, Roy McConkey

    There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200…

    eBook – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice book cover

    Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Lang, Mike Hartill

    The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Coaching Cultures book cover

    Coaching Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology: The Basics book cover

    Sport Psychology

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By David Tod

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology book cover

    Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Beauchamp, Mark A. Eys

    Can a better understanding of group dynamics raise individual and team athletic performance or improve the outcomes of exercise interventions? Much human behaviour in sport and exercise settings is embedded within groups, where individuals’ cognitions, emotions, and behaviours influence and are…

    eBook – 2014-05-09
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Sports Coaching book cover

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching is a key resource for any student, researcher or practitioner wishing to undertake research into sports coaching. It takes the reader through each phase of the research process, from identifying valuable research questions, to data collection and analyses, to the…

    eBook – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts book cover

    Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Athanasios G. Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144…

    eBook – 2014-03-26
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Parenting in Youth Sport: From Research to Practice book cover

    Parenting in Youth Sport

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas L. Holt, Camilla J. Knight

    Being the parent of a young athlete is a complex and challenging endeavour. Parents play a pivotal role in the development of young people in reaching their full potential in sport – indeed, the psychological and practical support of parents can be as vital to young athletes as the appropriate…

    eBook – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a completely new kind of resource for students and practitioners working in physical education or youth sport. The book consists of 20 richly described cases of individual young learners, each written by a team of authors with diverse…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge

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