Foundations in Sports Coaching
- Publication Date
- January 2012
New textbook specifically for Foundation Degree and HND students
Provides all the core content for Sports Coaching, as well as real-life case studies, support in gaining work placements and a special chapter on study skills, so that students have all the essentials covered for taking a Foundation Degree or HND in Sports Coaching.
Comes with FREE access to a companion website - providing useful links for further research and answer to questions in the textbook.
Full-colour textbook with high quality photos and line drawings, designed to be visually stimulating for the type of learner taking the course.
Written specifically around the Foundation Degree framework to ensure that learners have both the theoretical and practical content they need.
Also suitable for students taking a HND, and contains valuable further reading for BTEC Level 3 National and A Level students.
Strong author team of industry specialists, who are experienced in how to deliver a Foundation Degree.
A work based learning chapter equips learners with the necessary skills and guidance on getting into the work place.
An extended case study with reflective questions adds a real-world focus enabling candidates to see and learn about real sporting issues in action.
A Study Skills chapter explores key skills that Foundation Degree students need particular support with.
Additional free resources for tutors and learners who have bought the textbook that includes:
a list of useful weblinks for further reading material
answers to the ‘Check your understanding’ sections in the textbook.
Chapter 1: Introduction to sports coaching
Chapter 2: Sports development: coaching in context
Chapter 3: Coaching knowledge and learning to coach
Chapter 4: The coaching process
Chapter 5: Coaching pedagogy
Chapter 6: Sociology for coaches
Chapter 7: Anatomy and physiology for coaches
Chapter 8: Psychology for coaches
Chapter 9: Understanding special populations in coaching
Chapter 10: Coaching young performers
Chapter 11: Nutrition, exercise and lifestyle management
Chapter 12: Analysis of sports performance
Chapter 13: Coaches and athlete preparation: training and monitoring
Chapter 14: Ethics and good practice
Chapter 15: Study skills
Chapter 16: Work-based learning
Chapter 17: Industrial placement
Chapter 18: Case study