Coaching Theory Products

  • Applied Positive Pedagogy in Sport Coaching

    International Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport that can be successfully employed across a range of different sports and levels of performance. Applied Positive Pedagogy in Sports Coaching: International Cases…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • 'Race', Ethnicity and Racism in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Bradbury, Jim Lusted, Jacco van Sterkenburg

    In recent years there has been a steady increase in the racial and ethnic diversity of the playing workforce in many sports around the world. However, there has been a minimal throughput of racial and ethnic minorities into coaching and leadership positions. This book brings together leading…

    Hardback – 2020-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Tactical Decision-Making in Sport

    How Coaches Can Help Athletes to Make Better In-Game Decisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cooper, Barrie Gordon

    This book expands on the ‘Developing Thinking Players’ model across a wide range of team and individual sports, to explain how coaches can help athletes to learn how to make better decisions during play and to think for themselves. It provides an overview of game-centred and athlete-centred…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Strength and Conditioning as Sport Coaching

    Bridging the Biophysical, Pedagogical and Sociocultural Foundations of Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Cassidy, Phil Handcock, Brian Gearity, Lisette Burrows

    Contemporary strength and conditioning coaching is, for the most part, informed by the exercise sciences, with little engagement being made with the socio-cultural and pedagogical perspectives which have emerged in sports coaching research over the last two decades. In Understanding Strength and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Women's Artistic Gymnastics

    Socio-cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Kerr, Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Carly Stewart, Gretchen Kerr

    This book lifts the lid on the high pressured, complex world of women’s artistic gymnastics. By adopting a socio-cultural lens incorporating historical, sociological and psychological perspectives, it takes the reader through the story and workings of women’s artistic gymnastics.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge
    Women, Sport and Physical Activity

  • The Psychology of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Dixon, Jamie Barker, Richard Thelwell, Ian Mitchell

    Sports psychology; exploring the effects of psychological interventions on important performance-related outcomes, has become ever more popular and prevalent within elite level soccer clubs in the past decade as teams look to gain psychological as well as physiological advantages over their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Spectrum of Teaching Styles in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brendan SueSee, Mitch Hewitt, Shane Pill

    This is the first in-depth, practice-focused book to explain ‘spectrum theory’ and its application in physical education and sports coaching. Spectrum theory identifies eleven distinct teaching styles, with decision-making as a central characteristic, and allows teachers to select age…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Team Sports Training

    The Complexity Model, 1st Edition

    By Javier Mallo Sainz

    Team Sports Training: The Complexity Model presents a novel approach to team sports training, examining football (soccer), rugby, field hockey, basketball, handball and futsal through the paradigm of complexity. Under a traditional prism, these sports have been analyzed using a deterministic…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Tracey D Matthews, Kimberly T Kostelis

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance, 2nd edition shows students how to become effective producers and consumers of health and human performance research. Like the first edition, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge

  • Coaching for Sports Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Baghurst

    Coaching for Sports Performance provides a practical overview of the many disciplines necessary to be an effective coach. Using experts from across the sports science fields, this book teaches readers the core concepts in a practical, easy to understand style, separated into four sections. Part I…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mike Hughes, Ian M Franks, Mike Hughes, Ian M. Franks, Henriette Dancs

    The coaching process is about enhancing performance by providing feedback about the performance to the athlete or team. Researchers have shown that human observation and memory are not reliable enough to provide accurate and objective information for high-performance athletes. Objective measuring…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

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