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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Youth Sports Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ivan Waddington

    Traditional research methods textbooks tend to present an idealized and simplistic picture of the research process. This ground-breaking text however, features leading international sport researchers explaining how they actually carried out their real life research projects, highlighting the...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure...

    Published September 15th 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and application

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Lifelong Engagement in Sport and Physical Activity

    Participation and Performance across the Lifespan

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt, Margaret Talbot

    Series: ICSSPE Perspectives

    Sport and physical activity should now be understood as lifelong activity, beginning in childhood, and accessible to participants of all levels of ability. This book offers an overview of some of the core concerns underlying lifelong engagement in sport and physical activity, encompassing...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Kathleen Armour

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Intervention and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching
    Edited by Heather Piper, Dean Garratt, Bill Taylor
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  2. The Politics of the Male Body in Global Sport: The Danish Involvement
    By Hans Bonde
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport
    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green
    To Be Published July 15th 2015
  4. Becoming a Sports Coach
    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  5. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities
    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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