Youth Sports Development Products

  • Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • Understanding Sport in International Development

    By Tess Kay

    This book makes an important contribution to the growing literature on sport in international development. It introduces and explores the practice and efficacy of international sport development through the experiences of young people who become engaged in sport programmes, as described in their…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Becoming a Sports Coach

    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert

    A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. Becoming a Sports Coach aims to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18

  • The Youth Olympic Games

    Edited by Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Research in Science and Soccer II

    Edited by Terence Favero, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

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

    Hardback – 2015-11-03

  • Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities

    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara

    As Islam’s visibility in global society increases, Muslim populations grow, and Muslim countries compete to take up positions at the heart of global sport, the interplay between sport and Islam becomes ever more illuminating. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities is the first book to analyse…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21

  • Parenting in Youth Sport

    From Research to Practice

    By Nicholas L. Holt, Camilla J. Knight

    Being the parent of a young athlete is a complex and challenging endeavour. Parents play a pivotal role in the development of young people in reaching their full potential in sport – indeed, the psychological and practical support of parents can be as vital to young athletes as the appropriate…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • The Politics of the Male Body in Global Sport

    The Danish Involvement

    By Hans Bonde

    Danish sport has been associated with Europe and the World; not least through I.P. Muller and Niels Bukh and the Danish Gymnastics revolution with its emphasis on male aesthetics and hygiene in the first half of the twentieth century. At the same time, Denmark has stood apart from Europe in the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

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