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  • The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racingby Philip Maffetone; Mark Allen

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95

    Are you a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, cross-country skier, or other athlete seeking greater endurance? The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years. Dr. Philip Maffetone?s approach to endurance offers a truly ?individualized?... more...

  • What Great Coaches Do Differentlyby Rob Haworth; Todd Whitaker

    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...

  • The Sports Leadership Playbookby Mike Voight

    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...

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Educationby Heather Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Coaching Scienceby Terry McMorris; Tudor Hale

    Wiley 2006; US$ 180.00

    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...

  • Balance Trainingby Karon Karter

    Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    GO BEYOND THE BALL WITH TODAY?S NEWEST STRENGTH AND BALANCE EXERCISES. Balance training—or working out on unstable surfaces like the BOSU, ball and core board—forces 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... more...

  • BTEC National Sport: Development, Coaching and Fitnessby Jennifer Stafford Brown; Simon Rea

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 41.58

    An updated bestselling textbook providing comprehensive coverage for every unit at every level of the new BTEC National Sport specification, Development, Coaching and Fitness pathway. more...

  • The Sociology of Sports Coachingby Robyn L. Jones; Paul Potrac; Chris Cushion; Lars Tore Ronglan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    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 understanding of sociology and social theory can help us... more...

  • Coaching Scienceby Dan Gordon

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 32.00

    A rigorous yet reader-friendly introduction to the principles of coaching based on the application of scientific knowledge and understanding. more...

  • Krafttraining bei Kindern und Jugendlichenby Michael Fröhlich; Jürgen Gießing; Andreas Strack

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 14.19

    Wie lässt sich ein altersgerechtes Krafttraining anleiten und ausüben? Welche positiven Effekte kann Krafttraining bei Therapie und Übergewicht haben? Und sollten Kinder und Jugendliche überhaupt schon Krafttraining durchführen? Während Befürworter positive Effekte wie körperliche Kräftigung, eine Verbesserung der Leistungsfähigkeit und eine Steigerung... more...