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  1. The Ethics of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Alun R Hardman, Carwyn Jones

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Is the role of the sports coach simply to improve sporting performance? What are the key ethical issues in sports coaching practice? Despite the increasing sophistication of our understanding of the player-sport-coach relationship, the dominant perspective of the sports coach is still an...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Sociology of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac, Chris Cushion, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Sports coaching is a social activity. At its heart lies a complex interaction between coach and athlete played out within the context of sport, itself a socio-culturally defined set of practices. In this ground-breaking book, leading international coaching scholars and coaches argue that an...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of Sports

    A Reader

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    There are few, if any, aspects of contemporary sport that do not raise ethical questions. From on-field relationships between athletes, coaches and officials, to the corporate responsibility of international sports organizations and businesses, ethical considerations permeate sport at every level....

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Psychology in Football

    Working with Elite and Professional Players

    By Mark Nesti

    How can the skills of the sport psychologist be put to best use within a football club? How can a sport psychologist help elite footballers perform at their maximum level? In this groundbreaking guide to the role of the sport psychologist within elite and professional football, leading sport...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Advances in Applied Sport Psychology

    A Review

    Edited by Stephen Mellalieu, Sheldon Hanton

    Advances in Applied Sport Psychology aims to bridge the gap between research and practice in contemporary sport psychology. Now available in paperback, the book draws together reviews of cutting edge research in key areas of applied sport psychology, assesses the implications of this research for...

    Published May 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. What Great Coaches Do Differently

    11 Elements of Effective Coaching

    By Rob Haworth, Todd Whitaker

    This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches,...

    Published May 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Research Methods for Sports Performance Analysis

    By Peter O'Donoghue

    Modern techniques of sports performance analysis enable the sport scientist, coach and athlete to objectively assess, and therefore improve upon, sporting performance. They are an important tool for any serious practitioner in sport and, as a result, performance analysis has become a key component...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Exploring Sport and Fitness

    Work-Based Practice

    Edited by Caroline Heaney, Ben Oakley, Simon Rea

    Exploring Sport and Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the development of essential professional and interpersonal skills in the sport, leisure and fitness sector. Designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, the book introduces the fundamental principles of reflective...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Performance Assessment for Field Sports

    By Christopher Carling, Tom Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    What are the most effective tools, techniques and technologies available to coaches and sport scientists in the assessment of player and team performance? This is the first book dedicated to the assessment of performance in field sports such as soccer, rugby, hockey and lacrosse. It provides...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge