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  • 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, it places the coach at the centre of the discussion as it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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 – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-09 
    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 – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    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 – 2017-06-21
    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 – 2017-06-02
    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 – 2017-05-25
    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 – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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

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