E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Exercise Dependence book cover

    Exercise Dependence

    1st Edition

    By John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner, Michelle Blaydon

    Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational…

    eBook – 2007-08-09

  • Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts book cover

    Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Wray Vamplew, Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin, Mike Cronin

    An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay…

    eBook – 2007-05-09
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance book cover

    Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis

    A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Carling, A. Mark Williams, Thomas Reilly

    Appealing to a wide audience, this ground-breaking handbook takes an in-depth look at soccer match analysis, highlighting the latest in match analysis research and the innovative technologies now being used by professional soccer clubs around the world. Bridging the gap between research, theory…

    eBook – 2007-01-24

  • East African Running: Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective book cover

    East African Running

    Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yannis Pitsiladis, John Bale, Craig Sharp, Tim Noakes

    What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal,…

    eBook – 2007-01-24

  • The Science of Training - Soccer: A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance book cover

    The Science of Training - Soccer

    A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Reilly

    Physical training is a key part of preparing to play soccer (football) at any level, but organising a genuinely effective training programme requires both an understanding the physiological principles involved and a practical knowledge of the demands of the game. This book provides clear…

    eBook – 2006-11-06

  • Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction book cover

    Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By John Honeybourne

    This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also…

    eBook – 2006-09-27
    Student Sport Studies

  • The Sports Coach as Educator: Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching book cover

    The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on…

    eBook – 2006-08-21

  • Human Rights in Youth Sport: A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport book cover

    Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport, 1st Edition

    By Paulo David

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it…

    eBook – 2004-11-10
    Ethics and Sport

  • Notational Analysis of Sport: Systems for Better Coaching and Performance in Sport book cover

    Notational Analysis of Sport

    Systems for Better Coaching and Performance in Sport, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Franks, Mike Hughes

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2004-08-02

  • Existential Psychology and Sport: Theory and Application book cover

    Existential Psychology and Sport

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti

    Increasing numbers of professional teams and athletes look for assistance with the psychological factors of their performance, and there exists a growing body of professional sport psychologists ready to provide support. Despite this, it seems at times there remains a significant gap between the…

    eBook – 2004-03-01

  • Interceptive Actions in Sport: Information and Movement book cover

    Interceptive Actions in Sport

    Information and Movement, 1st Edition

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

    Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a…

    eBook – 2004-03-01

  • Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts book cover

    Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2002-09-11
    Routledge Key Guides

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