Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Coaching

  • Young People and Sport: From participation to the Olympics book cover

    Young People and Sport

    From participation to the Olympics

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    This book highlights the different roles of youth sport, from sport for all and community sport activities to elite sport and international competitions, to suggest significant new directions for youth sport research and practices. The collection addresses a range of prominent management and policy…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sports Coaching: The Basics book cover

    Sports Coaching: The Basics

    By Laura Purdy

    Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches’ views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, it places the coach at the centre of the discussion as it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Golf Science

    Edited by Martin Toms

    Golf is one of the world’s major sports and consequently the focus of world-class scientific research. This landmark publication is the most comprehensive book ever published on the science of golf, covering every sub-discipline from physiology, biomechanics and psychology to strength and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Athletic Skills Model: Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education book cover

    The Athletic Skills Model

    Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

    By Rene Wormhoudt, Geert Savelsbergh, Jan Willem Teunissen, Keith Davids

    The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on ‘physical intelligence’ – including attributes such as agility, flexibility and stability –…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Talent Development: A Practitioner Guide book cover

    Talent Development

    A Practitioner Guide

    By Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara

    The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Faster, Fitter, Happier: 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist book cover

    Faster, Fitter, Happier

    75 questions with a Sport Psychologist

    By Tony Westbury

    Fitter, Faster, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on which the science is based. Author Tony Westbury has been working alongside coaches and performers across a range of sports…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Women in Sports Coaching book cover

    Women in Sports Coaching

    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 – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    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 – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis book cover

    Doing a Research Project in Sport Performance Analysis

    By Peter O'Donoghue, Lucy Holmes, Gemma Robinson

    The research project or dissertation is a core component of any degree programme in the rapidly developing discipline of sport performance analysis. This highly practical and accessible book provides a complete step-by-step guide to doing a research project. Showcasing the very latest research…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sports Performance Analysis

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