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Routledge Handbook of Coaching Children in Sport (Routledge International Handbooks)

Routledge Handbook of Coaching Children in Sport (Routledge International Handbooks)

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Publication Date: December 23rd, 2022
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This book provides a comprehensive and range of critical reflections of key areas impacting on children's sport and coaching up to the age of 16 and includes chapters written by academic in various disciplines, including nutrition, psychology, pedagogy, medicine, youth development and sociology.

About the Author

Martin Toms, PhD is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. A former professional sports coach with an MPhil and PhD exploring the sociological issues of young people in junior sport, Martin has been heavily involved in juniors sport all of his adult life. He has published widely and presented extensively around the world on youth sport, including working on international projects and for NBGs/Federations and National Governmental organisations. He has gained European and SCUK funding for youth and coaching related projects as well as being involved in international consultancy. He is a co-editor of the European Journal for Sport and Society as well as the current Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Golf Science. Ruth Jeanes, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia. Ruth's research examines inclusion and exclusion within youth sport, particularly examining how sport can be used to achieve broader social policy objectives targeted at young people. Within this, she is particularly interested in the role of coaches in facilitating broader social outcomes for young people. Ruth has published extensively in these areas with over 100 publications across journal articles, book chapters and books. She is widely cited and has been successful in securing extensive funding for her research including two highly competitive Australian Research Council grants.