E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Ethics in Youth Sport: Policy and Pedagogical Applications book cover

    Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and…

    eBook – 2012-10-02
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Assessment in Physical Education: A Sociocultural Perspective book cover

    Assessment in Physical Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hay, Dawn Penney

    Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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

  • 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

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Game Sense: Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment book cover

    Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education: A research based approach book cover

    Cooperative Learning in Physical Education

    A research based approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    Cooperative Learning is a dynamic instructional model that can teach diverse content to students at different grade levels, with students working together in small, structured, heterogeneous groups to master subject content. It has a strong research tradition, is used frequently as a professional…

    eBook – 2012-05-31
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Mental Toughness in Sport: Developments in Theory and Research book cover

    Mental Toughness in Sport

    Developments in Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Gucciardi, Sandy Gordon

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2012-04-27

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    eBook – 2012-03-15

  • Professional Practice in Sport Psychology: A review book cover

    Professional Practice in Sport Psychology

    A review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

    Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport…

    eBook – 2012-03-12

  • Strength and Conditioning: A concise introduction book cover

    Strength and Conditioning

    A concise introduction, 1st Edition

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together…

    eBook – 2011-09-28

  • 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

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