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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95
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, applied physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, and sports... more...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 16.19
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together effective real-world training programs. Including clear... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 40.00
Coaching is an increasingly important area of sports science courses, and this text provides accessible and up-to-date coverage of this key topic. Modern coaches need to be applied scientists who keep abreast of research and are able to apply a multidisciplinary understanding to their practice. The book therefore examines coaching in terms of biomechanics,... more...