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  • Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Every successful sports coach knows that good teaching and social practices are just as important as expertise in sport skills and tactics. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Understanding Sports Coaching is still the only introduction to theory and practice in sports coaching to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix, Lesley Phillpots

    The London Olympics of 2012 acted as a focal point for an examination of UK sport policy. Individual chapters from leading specialists in their fields focus upon the central components of the UK’s ‘model’ of sport - for example elite, school and community sport and talent ID policies - and discuss…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Duncan Murray, Paul Cummins

    Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Coaching Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert, Jim Denison

    Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Practical Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Nash

    Practical Sports Coaching is a thorough and engaging guide for all sports coaching students and practitioners. Drawing on real-life case studies and examples, the book is designed to develop practical coaching skills and provides readers with the methods and tools they need to become an expert…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Sports Coaching

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Paul E. Robinson, Ashley Gill

    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

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