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  • The Ethics of Sports

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    There are few, if any, aspects of contemporary sport that do not raise ethical questions. From on-field relationships between athletes, coaches and officials, to the corporate responsibility of international sports organizations and businesses, ethical considerations permeate sport at every level.…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Football

    Working with Elite and Professional Players, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti

    How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? How can a sport psychologist help elite footballers perform at their maximum level? In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge

  • Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component…

    Paperback – 2009-12-14
    Routledge

  • Exploring Sport and Fitness

    Work-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Heaney, Ben Oakley, Simon Rea

    Exploring Sport and Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the development of essential professional and interpersonal skills in the sport, leisure and fitness sector. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, the book introduces the fundamental principles of reflective…

    Paperback – 2009-07-17
    Routledge

  • Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing…

    Paperback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge

  • Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22
    Routledge

  • Exercise Dependence

    1st Edition

    By John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner, Michelle Blaydon

    Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational…

    Paperback – 2007-07-20
    Routledge

  • Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Wray Vamplew, Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin, Mike Cronin

    An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay…

    Paperback – 2007-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • East African Running

    Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yannis Pitsiladis, John Bale, Craig Sharp, Tim Noakes

    What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal,…

    Paperback – 2006-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on…

    Paperback – 2006-06-28
    Routledge

  • Existential Psychology and Sport

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti

    This book offers a radical alternative to the cognitive and cognitive-behavioural approaches that have dominated sport psychology, and is the first to systematically apply existential psychological theory and phenomenological method to sport psychology. This much-needed alternative framework for…

    Paperback – 2006-05-17
    Routledge

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