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  • 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

  • Textbook of Pleural Diseases, Third Edition

    Edited by Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee

    The Second Edition of this book was the Winner of the First Prize (Respiratory Category) at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards.  Textbook of Pleural Diseases is a comprehensive reference that covers both the basic and clinical science on pleural diseases. Building on the highly…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-01-22
    CRC Press

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Advances in Rugby Coaching

    An Holistic Approach

    By Richard Light, John R. Evans, Stephen Harvey, Rémy Hassanin

    Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment

    By Richard Light

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a…

    Paperback – 2012-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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