E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    eBook – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • The Science of Gymnastics: Advanced Concepts book cover

    The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides the most comprehensive and accessible introduction available to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in artistic gymnastics. The second edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching, motor…

    eBook – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation: Elite Player Perspectives book cover

    Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching book cover

    Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Griggs, Kirsten Petrie

    The Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education goes further than any other book in exploring the specific theoretical and practical components of teaching PE at the primary or elementary school level. As the most comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in primary PE yet…

    eBook – 2017-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport: Reflecting on Practice book cover

    Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Reflecting on Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Casey, Tim Fletcher, Lee Schaefer, Doug Gleddie

    There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national standards of education in many countries. This innovative book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into their own…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    eBook – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sports Coaching: The Basics book cover

    Sports Coaching: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Laura Purdy

    Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches’ views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, coaches are placed at the centre of the discussions…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Athletic Skills Model: Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education book cover

    The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education, 1st Edition

    By René Wormhoudt, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh, Jan Willem Teunissen, Keith Davids

    The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on ‘physical intelligence’ – including attributes such as agility, flexibility and stability –…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching book cover

    Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Piper, Dean Garratt, Bill Taylor

    This book focuses on sports coaching and sports teaching and how touching young sports participants has been redefined as dubious and dangerous. Coaches are constrained by a framework of regulations and guidelines which create anxiety, and many coaches now question the risks and benefits of their…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sustainability in high performance sport: Current practices - Future directions book cover

    Sustainability in high performance sport

    Current practices - Future directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Dean Barker

    Success in high performance sport is highly valued in today’s world, with lucrative contracts, sponsorship deals, and opportunities for celebrity status balanced against substantial investments of time and energy, and high chances of failure. With pressure mounting on athletes and coaches to make…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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