Coaching Theory Products

  • Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to 'move more dynamically', but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Sports Coaching

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy

    The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing social…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager

    1st Edition

    By Seamus Kelly

    Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Psychology of Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood, Iain Greenlees

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive review of current research in the psychology of sports coaching. It provides detailed, critical appraisals of the key psychological concepts behind the practice of sports coaching and engages with contemporary debates in this field. Organised around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism, 1st Edition

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert

    Creativity is an essential component of sport performance. The player who can make decisions that are both unexpected – and therefore less easily predicted by his/her opponent – and appropriate is the player who is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new book Daniel Memmert explores…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Life Story Research in Sport

    Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Kitrina Douglas, David Carless

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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