E-books: Sports Coaching

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education: Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion book cover

    Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education

    Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Lauren Lieberman, Nathan Murata

    Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education: Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion offers a wealth of knowledge for teaching today's diverse student population, including those with disabilities. Readers will learn how to teach a variety of students, organize learning within various curricular…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Faster, Fitter, Happier: 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist book cover

    Faster, Fitter, Happier

    75 questions with a Sport Psychologist, 1st Edition

    By Tony Westbury

    Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches and performers across a range of sports…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Talent Development: A Practitioner Guide book cover

    Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    eBook – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis book cover

    Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes, Gemma Robinson

    The research project or dissertation is a core component of any degree programme in the rapidly developing discipline of sport performance analysis. This highly practical and accessible book provides a complete step-by-step guide to doing a research project. Showcasing the very latest research…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice: Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism book cover

    Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to 'move more dynamically', but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy

    The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing social…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

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