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Coaching Process: Principles and Practice for Sport
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COACHING PROCESS: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE FOR SPORT

PAPERBACK BY CROSS, NEVILLE; LYLE, JOHN

£37.99

ISBN
9780750641319
IMPRINT
BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
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LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
272 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 AUG 1999

DESCRIPTION

In Coaching Process, the authors demonstrate the importance of applying basic sports science principles to the training process, enhancing performance whilst avoiding common problems. Not only will this book be of interest to practising coaches, but it is also essential reading for those studying sport and exercise science, coaching or coaching science at all levels. The athlete, and those who contribute to the coaching process (sport scientists, team managers, doctors and physiotherapists), will also benefit from reading how the coaching process is best applied to enhance performance and avoid complications of overtraining, injury and burn-out.An interdisciplinary approach to maximising sports performance through the application of sports science in coaching, and team management. Includes the principles of coaching plus examples of how these are translated into practice

CONTENTS

Part 1 The Concept of the Coaching Process: The coaching process: an overview (John Lyle); Coaching philosophy and coaching behaviour (John Lyle); Coaching effectiveness (Neville Cross); Part 2 The Application of Sports Science in Coaching: Psychological considerations of effective coaching (Richard Cox); Applied physiology of sports coaching (Andrew Maile); Skill learning principles: implications for coaching practice (Malcolm Fairweather); Biomechanics and its application to coaching practice (Simon Coleman); Part 3 Applying the Coaching Process in Specific Contexts: Coaching children (Neville Cross & Bob Brewer); Individualization of training programmes (Neville Cross); Overtraining and the coaching process (Neville Cross & John Lyle); Coaches' decision making (John Lyle); Coaching and the management of performance systems (John Lyle).