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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 44 new and published books in the subject of Youth Sport — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 30th 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 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Mary O'Sullivan, Ann MacPhail

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Positive Youth Development Through Sport

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as...

    Published May 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Physical Education Reader

    Edited by Richard Bailey, David Kirk

    Physical Education teaching and research is fundamental to the physical and social health of our communities. The Routledge Physical Education Reader presents an authoritative and representative selection of the very best international scholarship in PE, drawn from across the full topical range of...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic. Children, Obesity and...

    Published July 2nd 2007 by Routledge