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  1. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Foundations of Sports Coaching

    By Paul E. Robinson

    Athletes and sports people at all levels rely on their coaches for advice, guidance and support. Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the student of sports...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice, 2nd Edition

    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 August 4th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Introduction to Sports Biomechanics

    Analysing Human Movement Patterns, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Bartlett

    Introduction to Sports Biomechanics provides a genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree. Now revised and in its second edition, Introduction to Sports Biomechanics is full of visual aids to support...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 31st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Sports Coaching Concepts

    A Framework for Coaches' Behaviour

    By John Lyle

    Coaching is a central feature of sport at all levels. This groundbreaking new text is the first to offer a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual issues that underpin sports coaching practice, and to provide a complete conceptual framework for understanding sports coaching. The analysis...

    Published September 18th 2002 by Routledge