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Finding Resources in Oliver
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Better coaching : advanced coach's manual by
Call Number: 796.07 BET
Publication Date: 2001
Better Coaching provides updated information on the sport sciences, including anatomy, physiology, psychology, biomechanics, and skill acquisition, which are vital for coaches in a range of sports.
Sport covered by
Call Number: 796.07 LIN
Publication Date: 2004
All you need to know to teach more than 20 sports
Functional training for sports by
Call Number: 613.7 BOY
Publication Date: 2003
Reach a higher level of athleticism with Functional Training for Sports! Functional training is a complete system of athletic development that focuses on training the body the way it will be used in competition.
Other useful links
Sports coaching skills
Coaching tips for more than 20 sports can be accessed on this site. Drills for each are freely available, but collaboration and ideas sharing is possible by registering. Sports include rugby, athletics, basketball, cricket, golf and netball as well as Australian football (AFL).
Womens Sports Foundation
The American Womens Sports Foundation site 'Resource Centre' has information about sports and physical activities suitable for women of various ages, training and fitness tips, history exhibit and a library of topics including coaching, sports psychology, participation statistics, sports ethics, racial/ethnic diversity, gender equity, eating disorders, gender testing, pregnancy and role models.
This BBC website has information, skills activities, news, sports person information and other details related to a number of sports. Sports include football (soccer), tennis, cricket, golf, rugby union, rugby league, athletics, basketball, swimming, netball and hockey.
The Importance of Communication Skills in Coaching
Australian Sports Commission- Coaching
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