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  • Physical Fitness and Athletic Performanceby A.W.S. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.95

    Sports Science has increasingly developed both as an area of research and as a university subject. This book gives an authoritative account of the biological basis of athletic performance and training, based on an analysis of scientific and medical research in the area. The findings are presented in such a way that anyone involved in training for high-level... more...

  • Foundations of Sports Coachingby Paul E. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Foundations of Sports Coaching is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that underpin the sports coaching process. It provides the reader with all the skills, knowledge and scientific background they will need to prepare athletes and sports... more...

  • Practical Sports Coachingby Christine Nash

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Practical Sports Coaching is a thorough and engaging guide for all sports coaching students and practitioners. Drawing on real-life case studies and examples, the book is designed to develop practical coaching skills and provides readers with the methods and tools they need to become an expert coach. Structured around all facets of the coaching... more...

  • Sports Coaching Culturesby Kathleen M. Armour; Robyn Jones; Paul Potrac

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    'The art of coaching is recognising the situation, recognising the people and responding to the people you are working with... that's the big thing, to handle people'. Steve Harrison, Coach, Middlesbrough Football Club. Responding to the fast growing subject in academic sports departments, this groundbreaking new coaching studies text offers a view... more...

  • Sports Coaching Conceptsby John Lyle

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 71.95

    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 presented within the book is practice-orientated, exploring... more...

  • InSideOut Coachingby Joe Ehrmann; Paula Ehrmann; Gregory Jordan

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 25.00

    In this inspirational yet practical book, the man Parade called ?the most important coach in America,? subject of the national bestseller Season of Life, Joe Ehrmann, describes his coaching philosophy and explains how sports can transform lives at every level of play, from the earliest years to professional sports. Coaches have a tremendous platform,... more...

  • Training for Sports Speed and Agilityby Paul Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    Speed and agility are central to success in a wide range of sports. Training for Sports Speed and Agility is the first evidence-based study of all those aspects of athletic preparation that contribute to the expression of speed and agility during competition. Drawing on the very latest scientific research in the fields of strength and conditioning,... more...

  • The Ethics of Coaching Sportsby Robert L. Simon

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    An invited collection of prominent scholars examining normative issues raised by the role of coaching, the ethics of competition, coaching youth sports, and coaching relating to the law more...

  • The Sports Insiderby Jack Ralston; Steve Kilgallon

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 27.26

    New Zealand's ultimate sports insider tells his life story. Jack knows everyone from Michael Jordan to Nelson Mandela. He's worked with triathletes and rugby players, yachtsmen and basketballers. more...

  • Sports Coaching Researchby Anthony Bush; Michael Silk; David Andrews; Hugh Lauder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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 of sports coaching knowledge are problematized and... more...