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  • Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    Routledge

  • Team Psychology in Sports

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Cotterill

    The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the…

    Paperback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge

  • Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-10
    Routledge

  • Coping and Emotion in Sport

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Thatcher, Marc Jones, David Lavallee

    The emotional highs and lows of competitive sport, whether experienced as a competitor, spectator or coach may be the essential ingredient that gives sport its universal and compelling appeal. Emotion is clearly a pervasive force within competitive sport, and this is reflected in the burgeoning…

    Paperback – 2011-08-09
    Routledge

  • International Research in Science and Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    International Research in Science and Soccer showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from world-leading researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grass roots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge

  • Coaching Children in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core…

    Paperback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Sport Pedagogy

    An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Armour

    Sport Pedagogy offers an essential starting point for anyone who cares about sport, education and young people. It offers invaluable theoretical and practical guidance for studying to become an effective teacher or coach, and for anyone who wants to inspire children and young people to engage in…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge

  • The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alun R Hardman, Carwyn Jones

    Is the role of the sports coach simply to improve sporting performance? What are the key ethical issues in sports coaching practice? Despite the increasing sophistication of our understanding of the player-sport-coach relationship, the dominant perspective of the sports coach is still an…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Sociology of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac, Chris Cushion, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Sports coaching is a social activity. At its heart lies a complex interaction between coach and athlete played out within the context of sport, itself a socio-culturally defined set of practices. In this ground-breaking book, leading international coaching scholars and coaches argue that an…

    Paperback – 2010-11-26
    Routledge

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