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- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 26.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
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, and parents. Applying and extending the concepts presented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous. Coaches find themselves operating in a framework of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Examples of ineffective and even negative leaders are all too abundant in sports. Poor leadership attitudes are a great loss for players, coaches, teams, schools, communities and society as a whole. To become productive leaders, coaches, administrators and parents need guidance and resources. This book reveals what the most revered scholars and icons... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 180.00 US$ 156.00
Coaching Science and Coaching Studies courses are appearing in increasing numbers in many universities. The textbooks used in most of these courses are either theoretically based sports science texts or practically based coaching books. The former are generally lacking in application while the latter rarely have any scientific input. The reader is,... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.99
GO BEYOND THE BALL WITH TODAY?S NEWEST STRENGTH AND BALANCE EXERCISES. Balance trainingor working out on unstable surfaces like the BOSU, ball and core boardforces you to use the deep, inner muscles that other workouts miss. These are the muscles that make you look sleek, toned and sexy. Whether exercising on the mat at home or working on a balance... more...