E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences: Contemporary issues book cover

    Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and…

    eBook – 2014-01-10

  • What Great Coaches Do Differently: 11 Elements of Effective Coaching book cover

    What Great Coaches Do Differently

    11 Elements of Effective Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Rob Haworth, Todd Whitaker

    This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches,…

    eBook – 2014-01-09

  • The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health: Case Studies of Active Researchers book cover

    The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Case Studies of Active Researchers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rich Neil, Sheldon Hanton, Scott Fleming, Kylie Wilson

    What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus…

    eBook – 2013-12-04

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education book cover

    Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    eBook – 2013-12-04

  • Complex Systems in Sport book cover

    Complex Systems in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as…

    eBook – 2013-11-20
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics book cover

    Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    eBook – 2013-10-28

  • Performance Analysis of Sport IX book cover

    Performance Analysis of Sport IX

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek M. Peters, Peter O'Donoghue

    Performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport science support officers to develop a better understanding of sport performance and therefore to devise more effective methods for improving that performance. Performance Analysis of Sport IX is the latest in a series of volumes that…

    eBook – 2013-10-08

  • Sport Pedagogy: An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching book cover

    Sport Pedagogy

    An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Armour

    Sport Pedagogy offers an essential starting point for anyone who cares about sport, education and young people. It offers invaluable theoretical and practical guidance for studying to become an effective teacher or coach, and for anyone who wants to inspire children and young people to engage in…

    eBook – 2013-09-27

  • Women, Sport, Society: Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft book cover

    Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment: An Embodied Approach book cover

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching book cover

    Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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

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