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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 108 new and published books in the subject of Sports Coaching — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

    Sport-Specific Physical Preparation for High Performance, second edition

    By Paul Gamble

    Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters covering...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mental Toughness

    The Mindset Behind Sporting Achievement, Second Edition

    By Michael Sheard

    Mental toughness is one of the most common terms used in sport – by athletes, coaches, spectators and the media. However, it is also one of the least understood terms. This book examines the characteristics and development of mentally tough sport performers, and presents the cutting-edge research...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Psychology in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Practice

    By Adam Nicholls, Leigh Jones

    Have you ever wondered how athletes learn and make use of the feedback they are given by their coach, or how a coach could make his or her feedback more effective for athletes? Psychology in Sports Coaching has been written specifically for students studying coaching who want to improve their...

    Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Personal Training

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By James Crossley

    Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design,...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Nicola Hodges, Mark A. Williams

    Success in sport depends upon the athlete's ability to develop and perfect a specific set of perceptual, cognitive and motor skills. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Skill Acquisition in Sport examines how we learn such skills and, in particular, considers the crucial role of...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge