E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Psychology in Football: Working with Elite and Professional Players book cover

    Psychology in Football

    Working with Elite and Professional Players, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti

    How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? How can a sport psychologist help elite footballers perform at their maximum level? In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport…

    eBook – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

  • Motor Learning in Practice: A Constraints-Led Approach book cover

    Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book…

    eBook – 2010-04-05
    Routledge

  • Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis book cover

    Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component…

    eBook – 2009-12-16
    Routledge

  • Pedagogy and Human Movement: Theory, Practice, Research book cover

    Pedagogy and Human Movement

    Theory, Practice, Research, 1st Edition

    By Richard Tinning

    Across the full range of human movement studies and their many sub-disciplines, established institutional practices and forms of pedagogy are used to (re)produce valued knowledge about human movement. Pedagogy and Human Movement explores this pedagogy in detail to reveal its applications and…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • International Research in Science and Soccer book cover

    International Research in Science and Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    International Research in Science and Soccer showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from world-leading researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grass roots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Education Futures book cover

    Physical Education Futures

    1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    Can we imagine a future in which physical education in schools no longer exists? In this controversial and powerful meditation on physical education, David Kirk argues that a number of different futures are possible. Kirk argues that multi-activity, sport-based forms of physical education have…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Advances in Applied Sport Psychology: A Review book cover

    Advances in Applied Sport Psychology

    A Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Advances in Applied Sport Psychology aims to bridge the gap between research and practice in contemporary sport psychology. Now available in paperback, the book draws together reviews of cutting edge research in key areas of applied sport psychology, assesses the implications of this research for…

    eBook – 2008-12-10
    Routledge

  • Performance Assessment for Field Sports book cover

    Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides…

    eBook – 2008-11-28
    Routledge

  • Science and Football VI: The Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress on Science and Football book cover

    Science and Football VI

    The Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress on Science and Football, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Reilly, Feza Korkusuz

    Science and Football VI showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as football. These include the games of association football, the rugby codes (union and league), and the national codes (American, Australian and Gaelic). The book aims to bridge the gap between…

    eBook – 2008-08-19
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice book cover

    Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing…

    eBook – 2007-11-29
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Sports Biomechanics: Analysing Human Movement Patterns book cover

    Introduction to Sports Biomechanics

    Analysing Human Movement Patterns, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Bartlett

    Introduction to Sports Biomechanics provides a genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree. Now revised and in its second edition, Introduction to Sports Biomechanics is full of visual aids to support…

    eBook – 2007-10-25
    Routledge

  • Sport and Spirituality: An Introduction book cover

    Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central…

    eBook – 2007-09-12
    Routledge

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