Coaching Process, Principles and Practice for Sport

Coaching Process

Principles and Practice for Sport

Edited by Neville Cross, BA(Hons), MSc(Leicester), MSc(Heriot-Watt), FISC, Lecturer in Sport and Leisure Studies, Faculty of Education, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; and John Lyle, BA(Hons), MSc, MEd, EdD, PgDipMan, PgCertEd, Professor of Sports Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK


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).