Coaching Theory Products

  • Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a completely new kind of resource for students and practitioners working in physical education or youth sport. The book consists of 20 richly described cases of individual young learners, each written by a team of authors with diverse…

    Paperback – 2014-01-20
    Routledge

  • Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Contemporary issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Knowles, David Gilbourne, Brendan Cropley, Lindsey Dugdill

    Drawing on the experiences of scientists, researchers, practitioners and teachers in a wide range of sport and exercise settings, this book explores contemporary issues in reflective practice and considers the way that reflective practice impacts upon applied practice, on research methodology and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Routledge

  • Professional Practice in Sport Psychology

    A review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

    Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge

  • Mental Toughness in Sport

    Developments in Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Gucciardi, Sandy Gordon

    The pursuit of excellence in sport depends on four key facets of performance, namely physical, technical, tactical and mental skills. However, when physical, technical and tactical skills are evenly matched, a common occurrence at elite level, it is the performer with greater levels of mental…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports…

    Paperback – 2013-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Managing High Performance Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

  • Mental Toughness

    The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Sheard

    Mental toughness is one of the most common terms used in sport – by athletes, coaches, spectators and the media. However, it is also one of the least understood terms. This book examines the characteristics and development of mentally tough sport performers, and presents the cutting-edge research…

    Paperback – 2012-07-05
    Routledge

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