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Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: David Hassan, Sandra Dowling, Roy McConkey
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-17 - Publisher: Routledge

There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200 countries worldwide. Despite this rapid growth,
Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Shane Pill
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused coaching models, and provides professional guidance for practising coaches. Written by a cast of world-leading
Foundations of Sports Coaching
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Ashley Gill
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-03 - Publisher: Routledge

The fully revised third edition of the popular Foundations of Sports Coaching textbook aims to provide a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the practical and theoretical principles that underpin the sports coaching process, from both a participation and performance perspective. The focus of this contemporary edition is to bridge the
Attitudes of Students with Learning Disabilities Toward Participation in Physical Education: a Teachers’ Perspective - Qualitative Examination
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Dr. Ellie Abdi
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-09 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

Many researchers have confirmed that students with disabilities engage in significantly less physical activity than their nondisabled peers in physical education class. One of the elements that influences student participation in physical education class is attitude and there is a gap in the literature with respect to investigating the attitudes
Disability and Youth Sport
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Hayley Fitzgerald
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-02 - Publisher: Routledge

How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book considers the relationship between sport