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Coaching

  • 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...

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

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 11.65

    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... more...

  • Funktionelles Mattentrainingby Frank Thömmes

    Stiebner Verlag 2014; US$ 15.11

    Gymnastische Übungen ohne Zusatzgeräte am Boden sind nach wie vor die bedeutsamsten Trainingsinhalte in der funktionellen Gymnastik sowie in der physiotherapeutischen Heilgymnastik. Trotz dieser Tatsache herrscht bei der Vielzahl an Gymnastik-formen weitgehend Unklarheit über die korrekte Ausführung und das notwendige Inventar. Für die in diesem Buch... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Mindfull: Over 100 Delicious Recipes for Better Brain Healthby Carol Greenwood; Daphna Rabinovich; Joanna Gryfe

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available

    Drawing on the latest research and expertise of Baycrest, a world leader in research on the aging brain, Mindfull provides nutritional strategies for maintaining and improving brain health and supports the journey to more brain healthful eating through its recipes, menus and tips on stocking a healthy home pantry. While the risk of such diseases... more...

  • Strength and Conditioning for Team Sportsby Paul Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • The Ethics of Coaching Sportsby Robert L. Simon

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    An invited collection of prominent scholars examining normative issues raised by the role of coaching, the ethics of competition, coaching youth sports, and coaching relating to the law more...