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  1. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment

    By Richard Light

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a...

    Published June 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Team Psychology in Sports

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Cotterill

    The ability to mould a group of talented individual athletes into an effective team takes effort and skill. Team Psychology in Sports examines the crucial factors in the development of an effective team, introducing important psychological and organizational concepts and offering evidence-based...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into six thematic...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge