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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 29 new and published books in the subject of Elite Sport Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011

    Edited by Steven J. Jackson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The mention of sport mega-events conjures up images and memories of London 2012 or anticipation of FIFA 2014, the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond. Indeed, the expanding annual calendar of sport mega-events, both in terms of the bidding process and the actual hosting of the event means that there is...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume Two: Celebrating the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy

    Edited by Ian Henry, Ling-Mei Ko

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    It is difficult to fully understand the role that sport plays in contemporary global society without understanding how and why governments, NGOs and other organizations formulate and implement policy relating to sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy is the only book to offer a comprehensive...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches Put Theory into Practice, second edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joe Baker, Clare MacMahon

    The development of an athlete from basic performance to elite level of accomplishment is a long and complicated process. Identifying and nurturing talent, developing and fine tuning sport skills, and maintaining high levels of performance over the course of a career requires many thousands of hours...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sport Development

    Policy, Process and Practice, third edition

    Edited by Kevin Hylton

    At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Strategic Sport Development

    Edited by Stephen Robson, Kirstie Simpson, Lee Tucker

    The field of sports development is becoming ever more professional, with the levels of expertise in planning and efficiency required of those working in private or national sports institutions higher than they have ever been. In response to this, strategic sports development has emerged as a means...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Managing High Performance Sport

    Edited by Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume One: Making the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge