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Aboriginal Sports Coaches, Community, and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Demelza Marlin, Nicholas Apoifis, Andrew Bennie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-31 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book is the first to celebrate the stories of this group of Aboriginal mentors and leaders and present them in a form that is accessible to both academic and general audiences. In this book, Aboriginal sport coaches from all over Australia share stories about their involvement in sport and
Improving Gender Equity in Sports Coaching
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Leanne Norman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The sport coaching profession has historically been and continues to be a White male-dominated occupation and this remains a global issue. This imbalance persists despite an improvement in wider social attitudes and legislation towards equality and diversity within many societies, and despite the action by sporting organisations and national governing
Sports around the World: History, Culture, and Practice [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1848
Authors: John Nauright
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-06 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. • Nearly 900 entries
Game Sense for Teaching and Coaching
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Richard L Light, Christina Curry
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Sport coaching has grown significantly as an area of research interest with an expanding number of sport coaching programs offered. The past decade or so has also seen significant interest in games-based approaches to coaching and teaching games. On a global level, Game Sense is one of the most recognized
'Race', Ethnicity and Racism in Sports Coaching
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Steven Bradbury, Jim Lusted, Jacco van Sterkenburg
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent years there has been a steady increase in the racial and ethnic diversity of the playing workforce in many sports around the world. However, there has been a minimal throughput of racial and ethnic minorities into coaching and leadership positions. This book brings together leading researchers from around