E-books: Track and Field Athletics

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics book cover

    Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge

  • Roger Bannister and the Four-Minute Mile: Sports Myth and Sports History book cover

    Roger Bannister and the Four-Minute Mile

    Sports Myth and Sports History, 1st Edition

    By John Bale

    Roger Bannister was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes. Fifty years on, his status, not just as a champion athlete but also as a true British hero, a gentleman and an amateur from a 'golden era' in sport, retains its unblemished appeal. Until now there has been little criticism…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Running Cultures: Racing in Time and Space book cover

    Running Cultures

    Racing in Time and Space, 1st Edition

    By John Bale

    Running is one of the world's most widely practiced sports and recreations but until now it has intended to elude serious study outside of the natural sciences. John Bale brings the sport into the realm of the humanities by drawing on sources including literature, poetry, film, art and sculpture as…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

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