Coaching Practice Products

  • The Constraints-Led Approach for Sport Coaching

    Principles of Practice Design

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. A Constraints-Based Methodology for Sport provides students and practitioners with the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Emotions in Sport Coaching

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Andy Smith, Lee Nelson

    Emotions are widely acknowledged as an inextricable feature of human behaviour, experience and interaction. They are, arguably, the glue that can bind people together or, alternatively, drive them apart. While social scientists have paid increasing attention to the centrality of emotions in social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching

    A Design Thinking Approach

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching is an innovative, user-friendly, practical and theoretical guide for educating sports coaches as mentors. It is the first book to employ design thinking techniques to develop a new approach to mentor education in sports coaching. Providing theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood, Iain Greenlees

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages with contemporary debates in this field. Organised around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sports Coaching: The Basics

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

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