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  1. Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Wray Vamplew, Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin, Mike Cronin

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay...

    Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  2. East African Running

    Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Yannis Pitsiladis, John Bale, Craig Sharp, Tim Noakes

    What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal,...

    Published December 14th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Science of Training – Soccer

    A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance

    By Thomas Reilly

    Physical training is a key part of preparing to play soccer (football) at any level, but organising a genuinely effective training programme requires both an understanding the physiological principles involved and a practical knowledge of the demands of the game. This book provides clear...

    Published October 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

    By John Honeybourne

    Series: Student Sport Studies

    This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also...

    Published August 7th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Existential Psychology and Sport

    Theory and Application

    By Mark Nesti

    This book offers a radical alternative to the cognitive and cognitive-behavioural approaches that have dominated sport psychology, and is the first to systematically apply existential psychological theory and phenomenological method to sport psychology. This much-needed alternative framework for...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis

    A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance

    By Christopher Carling, A. Mark Williams, Thomas Reilly

    Appealing to a wide audience, this ground-breaking handbook takes an in-depth look at soccer match analysis, highlighting the latest in match analysis research and the innovative technologies now being used by professional soccer clubs around the world. Bridging the gap between research, theory...

    Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport

    By Paulo David

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Notational Analysis of Sport

    Systems for Better Coaching and Performance in Sport, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Franks, Mike Hughes

    Notational analysis is used by coaches and sport scientists to gather objective data on the performance of athletes. Tactics, technique, individual athlete movement and work-rate can all be analyzed, enabling coaches and athletes to learn more about performance and gain a competitive advantage....

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge