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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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... 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...

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Educationby Heather Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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 inincreasing numbers in many universities. The textbooks used in mostof these courses are either theoretically based sports sciencetexts or practically based coaching books. The former are generallylacking in application while the latter rarely have any scientificinput. The reader is, therefore,... more...

  • Coaching - Angewandte Psychologie für die Beratungspraxis (German Edition)by Eric D Lippmann

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.99

    Coaching ist in aller Munde, der Markt mittlerweile unübersichtlich. Um trotzdem den Überblick zu behalten, werden in dem Band Coaching-Ansätze systematisch vorgestellt: das Wichtigste in Kürze, typische Fragestellungen, Fallbeispiele, Erfolgskriterien, Besonderheiten der Zielgruppen. Mit Informationen zu wichtigen Settings im Coaching-Prozess und... 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...

  • 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...