Coaching for Human Development and Performance in Sports

Rui Resende (Redaktør) ; A. Rui Gomes (Redaktør)

This book addresses important topics of coaching in order to better understand what sports coaching is and the challenges that arise when assuming this activity. It provides the reader with useful insights to the field of sports coaching, and discusses topics such as coaching education, areas of intervention, and main challenges. Les mer
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This book addresses important topics of coaching in order to better understand what sports coaching is and the challenges that arise when assuming this activity. It provides the reader with useful insights to the field of sports coaching, and discusses topics such as coaching education, areas of intervention, and main challenges. With contributions by experts and well-known authors in the field, this volume presents an up-to-date picture of the scholarship in the coaching field. It introduces key aspects on the future of the science of coaching and provides coach educators, researchers, faculty, and students with new perspectives on topics within the field to help improve their coaching effectiveness.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

PrefaceIntroduction. 7



Part 1 - Becoming a sports coach. 12



1 - Coaching in the Sport Domain: Definitions and Conceptualisations. 13



2 - Coaching Educational Programs: (Re)conceptualising How Coaches Learn. 41



3 - Coaching Efficacy: The Leadership Effectiveness Model 68



4 - Coaching Impact: The Transformational Coach in Sports. 117



5 - Coaching Around the World: On Becoming a Profession. 147



Part 2 - Acting as a sports coach. 191



6 - Coaching Profession: Acting as a Coach. 192



7 - Coaching Youth Athletes. 218



8 - Coaching High Performance Athletes. 258



9 - Coaching Life Skills to Young Athletes in Sport Participation Contexts. 308



10 - Coaching for Adventures Sports. 345



11 - Coaching Aging Athletes. 378



12 - Coaching Athletes with Disabilities. 409



Part 3 - Challenges of sports coaching. 440



13 - Coaching and Athlete Mental Health. 441



14 - Coaching Life Skills in Sports People. 467



15 - Coaching Cohesive Teams. 494



16 - Coaching Girls and Women. 524



17 - Coaching Efficacy and the Use of Technology. 543



18 - Coaching under Stress and Burnout 570



19 - Coaching the Coach: Helping Coaches Improve Their Performance. 615



20 - Coaching and Effective Leaders: An Overview and Recommended Research Agenda 669



21- Coaching in Sports: Implications for Researchers and Coaches 711

Om forfatteren

Rui Resende is professor at the University Institute of Maia in Portugal. He is a Ph.D. from the University of Corunna in Sports Sciences and Master of High-Performance Sports from the University of Porto. He created and was coordinator of the Master's degree in Sports Coaching at the Maia University Institute. He was athlete and volleyball coach in all the competitive ranks, counting in his curriculum the direction of the national team in a juniors European Championship. He was a PE teacher for 23 years exercising numerous management positions at the school. He was president of the National Association of Volleyball Coaches of Portugal. He is editor in-chief of the Journal of Sport Pedagogy & Research and does research in the area of Sport Coaching and PE teachers counting with numerous articles, chapters of books and books edited in this area of research. He is Coach developer from the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE).

Rui Gomes is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Minho, Portugal. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minho. He has research interests on human adaptation to stress, leadership and team performance, and training life skills and human performance. He leads the research group "Adaptation, Performance and Human Development", which was created in 2007 (www.ardh.pt). He leads the intervention project "School of Life Skills" (www.e-cv.pt). As a sport psychologist, he consults athletes and their families, coaches, and sport managers.