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Sports training & coaching books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports training & coaching category. Presented with a red border are the Sports training & coaching books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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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: 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: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

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: 31/08/2017

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: 31/08/2017

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

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: 03/08/2017

Sport, Ethics and Leadership by Jack Bowen, Ronald S. (GCA Law Partners LLP, USA) Katz, Jeffrey R. (Santa Clara University, US) Mitchell, Donald J. (Sa Polden Sport, Ethics and Leadership
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Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Coming Soon

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

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

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

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: 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: Hardback - 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: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Sport, Ethics and Leadership by Jack Bowen, Ronald S. (GCA Law Partners LLP, USA) Katz, Jeffrey R. (Santa Clara University, US) Mitchell, Donald J. (Sa Polden Sport, Ethics and Leadership
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Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Leadership in Sports Coaching A Social Identity Approach by Paul Cummins, Ian O'Boyle, Tony Cassidy Leadership in Sports Coaching A Social Identity Approach
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The professionalisation of sports coaching has demanded higher standards of leadership in order to improve performance and effectiveness. This book focuses on leadership in sports coaching, exploring key concepts and principles underpinned by a presentation of new empirical research. Placing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness by Morc Coulson The Fitness Instructor's Handbook A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness

New and updated, The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, 3rd edition is the essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. Including a brand new chapter on Cardiorespiratory machine exercises covering correct technique, safety points and step-by-step...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Sport Coaching Research and Practice Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism by Julian North Sport Coaching Research and Practice Ontology, Interdisciplinarity and Critical Realism

Research shapes our understanding of practice in powerful and important ways, in sports coaching as in any other discipline. This innovative study explores the philosophical foundations of sport coaching research, examining the often implicit links between research process and practice,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

8 settimane di Allenamenti Weightlifting per aumentare la forza e perdere peso by Kelli Rae 8 settimane di Allenamenti Weightlifting per aumentare la forza e perdere peso

Questa mini guida e rivolta a persone che hanno gia un po' di esperienza in palestra, ma che necessitano di un piano d'allenamento dettagliato o qualche piccolo suggerimento. Do per scontato che tu abbia gia ottenuto l'approvazione da parte del...
Format: eBook - Released: 31/05/2017

Sport, Race and Ethnicity The Scope of Belonging? by Katie Liston Sport, Race and Ethnicity The Scope of Belonging?

Analyses of racialisation processes within and beyond sport would be incomplete without a consideration of ethnicity and ethnic identities. Why? Because ethnicity, as a concept and as a focus for research, captures better the diverse experiences of social groups and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

Psychology in Sports Coaching Theory and Practice by Adam R. Nicholls Psychology in Sports Coaching Theory and Practice

Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

The Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching by Heather Piper The Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching

This book focuses on sports coaching and sports teaching and how touching young sports participants has been redefined as dubious and dangerous. Coaches are constrained by a framework of regulations and guidelines which create anxiety, and many coaches now question...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Psychology in Sports Coaching Theory and Practice by Adam R. Nicholls Psychology in Sports Coaching Theory and Practice

Some of the most effective coaches understand the fundamentals of sport psychology, which include interacting effectively with athletes, creating the optimal environment, assessing the psychological needs of their athletes, and even providing them with the mental training required to maximise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Complex Sport Analytics by Felix Lebed Complex Sport Analytics

This book is the first to combine principles from analytics, complex systems theory, multi-disciplinary diagnostics and sport performance analysis. It considers athletes, teams, and sport organizations in individual and team games as complex systems, and demonstrates how complexity studies can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science by Timothy Baghurst Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

Drawing on real-world experience and presented in an informal and accessible manner, Writing and Publishing Research in Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science provides upper-level students and early-career academics with an essential resource to aid in disseminating research and publishing their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/05/2017

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