Sports Pedagogy Products

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    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

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

    By Richard Light

    The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as swimming, athletics, gymnastics and karate. Using the game…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Sport Coaching Concepts

    A framework for coaching practice, 2nd Edition

    By John Lyle, Chris Cushion

    Coaching is a vital factor for success in sport at all levels. Sport Coaching Concepts offers a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical issues that underpin sport coaching practice. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, it explains why a conceptual approach to sport coaching is more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice

    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 – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies

    Edited by Catherine D. Ennis

    The first fully comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in physical education to be published in over a decade, this handbook represents an essential, evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in PE. Showcasing the latest research and theoretical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

     'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • Nonlinear Pedagogy in Skill Acquisition

    An Introduction

    By Jia Yi Chow, Keith Davids, Chris Button, Ian Renshaw

    Nonlinear pedagogy is a powerful paradigm for understanding human movement and for designing effective teaching, coaching and training programs in sport, exercise and physical education. It addresses the inherent complexity in the learning of movement skills, viewing the learner, the learning…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

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