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Sports training & coaching books

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Young People and Sport From participation to the Olympics by Berit Skirstad Young People and Sport From participation to the Olympics

This book highlights the different roles of youth sport, from sport for all and community sport activities to elite sport and international competitions, to suggest significant new directions for youth sport research and practices. The collection addresses a range of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Advanced Strength and Conditioning An Evidence-Based Approach by Paul Comfort Advanced Strength and Conditioning An Evidence-Based Approach

Becoming an effective strength and conditioning practitioner requires the development of a professional skills set and a thorough understanding of the scientific basis of best practice. Aimed at advanced students and beginning practitioners, this book explores the latest scientific evidence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Sports Coaching: The Basics by Laura (Edge Hill University, UK) Purdy Sports Coaching: The Basics
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Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches' views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, it places the coach...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Sports Coaching: The Basics by Laura (Edge Hill University, UK) Purdy Sports Coaching: The Basics
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Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches' views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, it places the coach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Revise BTEC National Sport and Exercise Science Revision Workbook by Revise BTEC National Sport and Exercise Science Revision Workbook

This Revision Workbook delivers hassle-free hands-on practice for the externally assessed units.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

The Athletic Skills Model Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education by Keith Davids The Athletic Skills Model Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on 'physical intelligence' - including attributes such as agility, flexibility and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Athletic Skills Model Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education by Keith Davids The Athletic Skills Model Optimizing Talent Development Through Movement Education

The Athletic Skills Model offers an alternative to dominant talent development theories in the form of holistic broad-based movement education, focusing on health and wellbeing. It places the emphasis on 'physical intelligence' - including attributes such as agility, flexibility and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Sport Pedagogy An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching by Kathleen Armour Sport Pedagogy An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching

Sport Pedagogy offers an essential starting point for anyone who cares about sport, education and young people. It offers invaluable theoretical and practical guidance for studying to become an effective teacher or coach, and for anyone who wants to inspire...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport Reflecting on practice by Ashley (Loughborough University, UK) Casey, Tim (Brock University, Canada) Fletcher, Lee (Regina University, Canada) Schaefer, Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport Reflecting on practice
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There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national teaching and coaching standards in many countries. This book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport Reflecting on practice by Ashley (Loughborough University, UK) Casey, Tim (Brock University, Canada) Fletcher, Lee (Regina University, Canada) Schaefer, Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport Reflecting on practice
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There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national teaching and coaching standards in many countries. This book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2017

Soccer and the American Dream by Ian Lawrence Soccer and the American Dream

The book provides contemporary insight to the American Dream via the critical lens of soccer. It challenges the notion that America is different, exceptional or unique in the global order, either in real socio-economic-political terms or in perceived cultural terms....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science by Alan C. Lacy, Skip Williams Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science by Alan C. Lacy, Skip Williams Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Managing Leisure by Byron Grainger-Jones Managing Leisure

Managing Leisure is an excellent reference tool for both students and practitioners in the leisure industry.It provides detailed and practical advice on managing buildings, budgets and people. It also covers the vital aspects of law, finance, health and safety and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The TB12 Method How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance by Tom Brady The TB12 Method How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

The first book by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady-the five-time Super Bowl champion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Talent Development A Practitioner Guide by Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara Talent Development A Practitioner Guide
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The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

NSCA's Essentials of Training Special Populations by National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) NSCA's Essentials of Training Special Populations

NSCA's Essentials of Training Special Populations is an ideal preparatory guide for those seeking CSPS certification. The book is also a practical reference for exercise professionals who work with clients with various conditions and disorders.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Game Changer by Phil White Game Changer

In Game Changer Fergus Connolly shows how to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Through his unprecedented experience with teams in professional football, basketball, rugby, soccer, Aussie Rules, and Gaelic football, as well as with elite military units,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Talent Development A Practitioner Guide by Dave Collins, Aine MacNamara Talent Development A Practitioner Guide
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The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Sports Innovation Management by Vanessa (La Trobe University, Australia) Ratten Sports Innovation Management
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This book introduces readers to emerging issues of sport innovation. The book focuses on the role of innovation in the sports context and how we can leverage opportunities that arise from networks and optimize resources by identifying where they are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Sports Innovation Management by Vanessa (La Trobe University, Australia) Ratten Sports Innovation Management
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This book introduces readers to emerging issues of sport innovation. The book focuses on the role of innovation in the sports context and how we can leverage opportunities that arise from networks and optimize resources by identifying where they are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Plyometric Anatomy by Derek Hansen, Steve Kennelly Plyometric Anatomy
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Plyometric Anatomy details advanced drills and a variety of progression variations required to maximize strength, power, speed, and agility over time. Highly detailed anatomical art accompanies all exercises to illustrate muscle activation and interaction throughout each drill.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/08/2017

Act Like a Coach by Ronnie Leten, Paul van den Bosch Act Like a Coach
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Coaching lessons from top level sports and business managers which, whilst these are designed for use in a business/sporting environment they are applicable to every day life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

The Coach's Guide to Mind Mapping The Fundamental Tools to Become an Expert Coach and Maximize Your Players' Performance by Misia Gervis, Temisan Williams The Coach's Guide to Mind Mapping The Fundamental Tools to Become an Expert Coach and Maximize Your Players' Performance
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The Coach's Guide to Mind Mapping is a tool that will help you become an expert coach. Although this particular learning resource uses soccer examples, it is a technique that can be universally applied within any sporting context.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

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