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  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Piper

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Lang, Mike Hartill

    The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling, Roy McConkey

    There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Understanding UK Sport Policy in Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix, Lesley Phillpots

    The London Olympics of 2012 acted as a focal point for an examination of UK sport policy. Individual chapters from leading specialists in their fields focus upon the central components of the UK’s ‘model’ of sport - for example elite, school and community sport and talent ID policies - and discuss…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Parenting in Youth Sport

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas L. Holt, Camilla J. Knight

    Being the parent of a young athlete is a complex and challenging endeavour. Parents play a pivotal role in the development of young people in reaching their full potential in sport – indeed, the psychological and practical support of parents can be as vital to young athletes as the appropriate…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Complex Systems in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Davids, Robert Hristovski, Duarte Araújo, Natalia Balague Serre, Chris Button, Pedro Passos

    Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Coaching for Performance: Realising the Olympic Dream

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Lee, Martin Dixon, Tony Ghaye

    This book celebrates two important aspects of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (1) For those involved in any aspect of Olympism, and particularly coaches and athletes, London 2012 was about realising dreams, achieving success and participating in competitive sport at the highest level.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coaching Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

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