Sports & Leisure Studies: Sports Coaching

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    Edited by Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Complex Sport Analytics book cover

    Complex Sport Analytics

    By Felix Lebed

    This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sport Coaching Research and Practice: Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism book cover

    Sport Coaching Research and Practice

    Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism

    By Julian North

    Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice descriptions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • International Research in Science and Soccer II book cover

    International Research in Science and Soccer II

    Edited by Terence Favero, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    International Research in Science and Soccer II showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from scientists, researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grassroots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Psychology in Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adam R. Nicholls

    The most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and providing them with the mental training required to maximise performance.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • A History of Sports Coaching in Britain: Overcoming Amateurism book cover

    A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Performance Psychology: Theory and Practice book cover

    Performance Psychology

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    Anyone who has ever competed in a sport, taken an exam, or appeared on stage understands the importance of performing at the right time. Those who excel in these conditions often develop ways to cope with the stress involved, but what cognitive and emotional strategies allow some people to thrive…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Education: An Activist Approach book cover

    Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach

    By Kimberly L. Oliver, David Kirk

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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

    Representations of Sports Coaches in Film

    Looking to Win

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer, Nick Wattie

    Identifying athletic talent and developing that talent to its full potential is a central concern in sport. Understanding talent identification and its implications for both positive and negative developmental outcomes is crucial to sporting success. This is the first comprehensive resource for…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Researching Embodied Sport: Exploring movement cultures book cover

    Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Athlete Apperception Technique: Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists book cover

    The Athlete Apperception Technique

    Manual and Materials for Sport and Clinical Psychologists

    By Petah M. Gibbs, Mark B. Andersen, Daryl B. Marchant

    As the field of sport psychology has matured, so a greater appreciation for a diversity of training models, research methodologies, and therapeutic approaches, opposed to the dominant models of objective testing, has developed. The Athlete Apperception Technique (AAT) sets out a sport-specific…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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