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  • Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Sport, Ethics and Leadership

    By Jack Bowen, Ronald S. Katz, Jeffrey R. Mitchell, Donald J. Polden, Richard Walden

    Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably ethical leadership. This fascinating new…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    Edited 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein A. Andersen, Lars Tore Ronglan, Barrie Houlihan

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

    By Richard Light

    The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as swimming, athletics, gymnastics and karate. Using the game…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching

    Edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Derek M. Peters

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

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