Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Coaching

  • Perception and Decision-Making in Sport: Theories and Applications book cover

    Perception and Decision-Making in Sport

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by A. Mark Williams, Robin Jackson

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

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd Loughead

    This is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing and coaching the world’s favourite sport. Including contributions from a range of international researchers, each chapter provides a review of the relevant literature, key theories, real-world examples, and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-18 
    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

    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 – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning book cover

    Performance Assessment in Strength and Conditioning

    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 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

    By David G. Behm

    Stretching is a fundamentally important part of sport and exercise, playing a role in improving performance, 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 is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance: Third Edition book cover

    Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

    Third Edition

    Edited by T. Jeff Chandler, Lee E. Brown

    Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance provides strength and conditioning students with the clearest and most accessible introduction to the scientific principles underpinning the discipline. Covering bioenergetics and nutrition, a systematic…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications: Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training & Health book cover

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

    Exercise Science, Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Training & Health, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip A. Bishop

    Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications offers the most accessible, student-friendly introduction to the principles and practice of measurement in physical activity available. Fully revised and updated, the second edition provides students with a clear guide to the obstacles to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Development of the Youth Athlete book cover

    Development of the Youth Athlete

    By Neil Armstrong

    In Development of the Youth Athlete, Professor Neil Armstrong offers a unique, single-authored, evidence-based and integrated analysis of the physical and physiological development of young athletes. Drawing on specific sporting examples, the book critically analyses youth…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager book cover

    The Role of the Professional Football Manager

    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 – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases book cover

    Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

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