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Coaching Children in Sport: Principles and Practice
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COACHING CHILDREN IN SPORT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

PAPERBACK BY LEE, MARTIN

£48.99

ISBN
9780419182504
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SPON PRESS
 
 
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TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
328 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 JUN 1993

DESCRIPTION

This book has arisen out of a need for a text which tackles the special issues relating to coaching children (from 6 - 16) in sport. Academics (many with coaching experience) and practitioners have been commissioned to write on their specialist areas.

CONTENTS

Children in the world of sport. The importance of the study of children in sport: an overview? - Dr Roberts and Mr Treasure, Institute for Child Behaviour, University of Illinois, USA; Whose sport is it anyway? Adults and children's sport. - S Gilroy, West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, UK; Why are you coaching children? - M Lee, Institute for the Study of Children in Sport, Bedford College of Higher Education, UK. It's a family affair - T Byrne, National Coaching Foundation, UK. Developmental changes in children. Skeletal growth and development - J Aldridge, BAGA, UK. Children's physiological responses to exercise - N Armstrong and Dr Wellsman, both of School of Education, Exeter University, UK. Understanding the learner: guidelines for the coach - R Connell, Trinity and All Saints' College, UK. Psychological Aspects of Participation. Growing up in sport - M Lee, Institute of the Study of Children in Sport, Bedford College of Higher Education, UK. Communicating effectively with children - M Lee, Institute for the Study of Children in Sport, Bedford College of Higher Education, UK. How children see success and failure - S Biddle, School of Education, Exeter University, UK. Causes of children's anxiety in sport - S Rowley, Research Unit, The Sports Council, UK. Why children might choose to do sport - or stop - J Whitehead, Institute for the Study of Children in Sport, Bedford College of Higher Education, UK. Selecting the right targets - R Thorpe, Department of PE and Sports Science, University of Loughborough, UK. Counselling young athletes and how to avoid it - L Hardy, Sport, Health and PE, University College of North Wales, UK. Applications to the Coaching Process. Training young athletes - N Armstrong and Dr Wellsman, both of School of Education, Exeter University, UK. The effect of injuries on growth - J Aldridge, BAGA, UK. Treating and managing injuries in children - D Wright, Sports Physiotherapist, UK. Healthy eating for sport - J Wiseman. Good practice in coaching. Making sport fit the children - R Smith, Australian Institute for Sport, Canberra, Australia, and M Lee, Institute for the Study of Children in Sport, Bedford College of Higher Education, UK. Putting theory into practice - R Thorpe, Department of PE and Sports Science, University of Loughborough, UK. Appendix 1: Coaching and the Law - V Collins, Nottingham Polytechnic, UK. Appendix 2: Ensure you are insured - H Towers, Perkins-Slade Ltd, UK. Index.