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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 32 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. Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Joseph (Joe) Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Physical Education Futures

    By David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Can we imagine a future in which physical education in schools no longer exists? In this controversial and powerful meditation on physical education, David Kirk argues that a number of different futures are possible. Kirk argues that multi-activity, sport-based forms of physical education have...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Coaching Children in Sport

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Adventure Education

    An Introduction

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 organization and administration of sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports development as an activity...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Key Themes in Youth Sport

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of the Male Body in Global Sport

    The Danish Involvement

    By Hans Bonde

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Danish sport has been associated with Europe and the World; not least through I.P. Muller and Niels Bukh and the Danish Gymnastics revolution with its emphasis on male aesthetics and hygiene in the first half of the twentieth century. At the same time, Denmark has stood apart from Europe in the...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Mary O'Sullivan, Ann MacPhail

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Disability and Youth Sport

    Edited by Hayley Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge