Coaching Practice Products

  • Athlete Learning in Elite Sport

    A Cultural Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti

    Elite athletes lead a particular way of life, which creates significant learning and shapes their selves. This is the first sociological-pedagogical text to conceptualise athlete learning in elite sport and across athletic careers. It outlines theories of learning and argues for a cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Professional Advances in Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Matt Dicks

    Despite the rapid advance of the academic study of coaching science, there is a dearth of evidence on contemporary progressions within the coaching profession itself, particularly around the wide-ranging challenges that coaches face. Professional Advances in Sports Coaching constitutes an essential…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching

    A Design Thinking Approach, 1st Edition

    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

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    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

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    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

  • Case Studies in Coaching

    Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports, 1st Edition

    By Timothy M Baghurst

    The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider the implications of their actions. Based on real-life…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    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

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, 1st Edition

    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

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