Sports Coaching

Anita Navin
Sport plays a crucially important role in our society and the benefits of participating in sport and physical activity are widely acknowledged in terms of personal health and well-being. Coaching makes a key contribution to sport, helps to promote social inclusion and participation, and assists athletes in achieving performance targets. Accordingly, this authoritative and comprehensive reference work will be widely welcomed. Written by acknowledged experts, it presents a detailed analysis of performance and good coaching practice and performance, and provides a concise overview of the coaching process from a scientitic and pedagogical perspective.
Sports Coaching by Anita Navin

About the author

Anita Navin is currently Head of Department for Sport Development, Management and Coaching at Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and is committed to the development of the under-graduate, post-graduate and professional doctorate programmes in sport coaching. Alongside her academic role, Anita is an experienced coach and coach educator and has been involved with England Netball for over twenty-five years.

Press Reviews

This is an important and timely book. The editor and contributors have produced and interesting and comprehensive range of chapters. Together, they offer a valuable contribution to sports coaching and coach education.'

- Professor Richard Bailey, author and academic