Delivery Structure of High Performance Sport in the UK

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSports Coaching: A Reference Guide for Students, Coaches and Competitors
EditorsAnita Navin
Place of PublicationRamsbury
PublisherThe Crowood Press
Number of pages412
ISBN (Print)9781847971937
Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2011
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Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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 scientific and pedagogical perspective.