Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Coaching

  • Anticipation and Decision Making in Sport book cover

    Anticipation and Decision Making in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Mark Williams, Robin C. Jackson

    The ability to anticipate and make accurate decisions in a timely manner (‘game intelligence’) is fundamental to high-level performance in sport. Anticipation and Decision-Making in Sport is the first book to identify the underlying science behind anticipation and decision-making in sport,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design book cover

    The Constraints Led Approach

    Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design, 1st Edition

    By Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Daniel Newcombe, Will Roberts

    For the last 25 years, a constraints-based framework has helped to inform the way that many sport scientists seek to understand performance, learning design and the development of expertise and talent in sport. The Constraints Led Approach: Principles for Sports Coaching and Practice Design…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Constraints-Based Methodologies in Sport

  • Athlete Learning in Elite Sport: A Cultural Framework book cover

    Athlete Learning in Elite Sport

    A Cultural Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti

    Elite athletes lead a particular way of life, which creates significant learning and shapes their selves. This is the first sociological-pedagogical text to conceptualise athlete learning in elite sport and across athletic careers. It outlines theories of learning and argues for a cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Representations of Sports Coaches in Film: Looking to Win book cover

    Representations of Sports Coaches in Film

    Looking to Win, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Bonzel, Nicholas Chare

    This ground-breaking interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international scholars working across the humanities and social sciences to examine ways in which representations of sports coaching in narrative and documentary cinema can shape and inform sporting instruction. The central…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Motor Control, Learning and Development: Instant Notes, 2nd Edition book cover

    Motor Control, Learning and Development

    Instant Notes, 2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Utley

    An understanding of the scientific principles underpinning the learning and execution of fundamental and skilled movements is of central importance in disciplines across the sport and exercise sciences. The second edition of Motor Control, Learning and Development Instant Notes, under a new title,&…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice book cover

    Professional Advances in Sports Coaching

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thelwell, Matt Dicks

    Despite the rapid advance of the academic study of coaching science, there is a dearth of evidence on contemporary progressions within the coaching profession itself, particularly around the wide-ranging challenges that coaches face. Professional Advances in Sports Coaching constitutes an essential…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching: Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health book cover

    The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching

    Implications and Applications in Sport Performance and Health, 1st Edition

    By David G. Behm

    Stretching is a fundamentally important part of sport and exercise, playing a role in improving performance, and preventing injury and rehabilitation, but its scientific underpinnings have, to this point, been overlooked in book publishing. The Science and Physiology of Flexibility and Stretching…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education: How to Make a Difference book cover

    Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    How to Make a Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson, Göran Gerdin

    Within the overlapping fields of the sociology of sport, physical education and health education, the use of critical theories and the critical research paradigm has grown in scope. Yet what social impact has this research had? This book considers the capacity of critical research and associated…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Comfort, Paul A. Jones, John J. McMahon

    It is an essential skill for any strength and conditioning coach to be able to reliably assess the physical performance of their athletes and communicate the results and their implications to performers and coaches, alike. Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • The Science of Motorsport book cover

    The Science of Motorsport

    1st Edition

    Edited by David P. Ferguson

    Despite its worldwide following, high levels of investment and scientific complexity, there is a lack of evidence-based literature on the science of human performance in motorsport. Focusing on the physiological, psychological and sport medicine aspects of training, performance, injury and safety,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager book cover

    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 – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brett Smith, Andrew C. Sparkes

    The last two decades have witnessed a proliferation of qualitative research in sport and exercise. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an in-depth survey of established and emerging qualitative methods, from conceptual first principles to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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