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Coaching

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Mental - The toughest, bloodiest and hardest challenges in the worldby Helen Summer

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    Each year, thousands of competitors pit themselves against the elements, extremes of geography and their own psyches to take part in the world's hardest physical challenges. From the cold of the highest peaks to the unforgiving heat of the desert, by sea, bike or foot seemingly ordinary people are undertaking extraordinary feats. Whether seeking to... more...

  • Research Methods in Sports Coachingby Lee Nelson; Ryan Groom; Paul Potrac

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Research Methods in Sports Coaching is a key resource for any student, researcher or practitioner wishing to undertake research into sports coaching. It takes the reader through each phase of the research process, from identifying valuable research questions, to data collection and analyses, to the presentation and dissemination of research findings.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Strength and Conditioning for Team Sportsby Paul Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters covering neuromuscular training, injury prevention and specific... more...