Youth Sports Development Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Sports Coaching

    second edition

    By Paul E. Robinson

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the reader with all the skills, knowledge and scientific…

    Paperback – 2014-11-06
    Routledge

  • Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical…

    Hardback – 2014-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Interventions and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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