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Routledge handbook of talent identification and development in sport /​ edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer and Nick Wattie.

Routledge handbook of talent identification and development in sport /​ edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer and Nick Wattie.
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Record Number 514327
ISBN 9781138951778 (hardback)
LC Call Number GV706.8 B35
Dewey Decimal Number 796.06/​9
Item Type Book
Title Routledge handbook of talent identification and development in sport /​ edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer and Nick Wattie.
Other title Handbook of talent identification and development in sport
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Description xxvii, 498 pages ; 25 cm.
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Talent identification and development in sport: An introduction /​ Nick Wattie pt. I Talent identification 2.Does talent exist? Yes! /​ Dean Keith Simonton 3.Does talent exist? A re-evaluation of the nature -nurture debate /​ Joyce Ehrlinger 4.Conceptions of giftedness and talent /​ Christian Fischer 5.How contemporary international perspectives have consolidated a best-practice approach for identifying and developing sporting talent /​ Juanita R. Weissensteiner 6.Why conceptualizations of talent matter: Implications for skill acquisition and talent identification and development /​ Joseph Baker 7.On the efficacy of talent identification and talent development programmes /​ Stephen Cobley 8.Applied statistics for practitioners and researchers /​ Urs Granacher pt. II Talent development 9.Sport activity in childhood: Early specialization and diversification /​ A. Mark Williams Contents note continued: 10.Method in the madness: Working towards a viable `paradigm' for better understanding and supporting the athlete pathway /​ Juanita R. Weissensteiner 11.Talent identification and development in the context of "growing up" /​ Antonio J. Figueiredo 12.Psychological factors in developing high performance athletes /​ Johan M. Wikman 13.Family influences on talent development in sport /​ Camilla J. Knight 14.Understanding environmental and task constraints on talent development: Analysis of micro-structure of practice and macro-structure of development histories /​ Duarte Araujo 15.Perceptual-cognitive training: The next piece of the puzzle /​ Damian Farrow 16.Windows of optimal development /​ Anthony M. Mayo 17.Could sports biomechanics provide the missing pieces to the talent identification and development puzzle? /​ Paul S. Glazier Contents note continued: 18.Longitudinal studies of athlete development: Their importance, methods and future considerations /​ Kevin Till pt. III Creating optimal environments 19.Creating optimal environments for talent development: A holistic ecological approach /​ Natalia Stambulova 20.On the (potential) value of coaching /​ Clifford J. Mallett 21.Group cohesion and athlete development /​ Michael Godfrey 22.Applied motor learning: Optimal environments for successful development /​ Ian Renshaw 23.Understanding dropout in the athlete development process /​ Dorothee Alfermann 24.A smooth sea never made a skilful sailor: Optimizing and exploiting the rocky road in talent development /​ Aine MacNamara pt. IV Health and development concerns 25.Understanding underrecovery, overtraining, and burnout in the developing athlete /​ Michael Kellmann 26.Medical perspectives on talent development in youth sports /​ Cordelia W. Carter Contents note continued: 27.Developing talent while promoting positive youth development: A balancing act /​ Lauren Wolman 28.High performance sport and athlete health /​ Fieke Rongen 29.Issues of maltreatment in high performance athlete development: Mental toughness as a threat to athlete welfare /​ Ashley Stirling pt. V Emerging issues 30.The role of analytics in assessing playing talent /​ Bill Gerrard 31.Talent development in parasport /​ Nick Wattie 32.The structured repsychling of talent: Talent transfer /​ David Lavallee 33.Talent policies /​ Josef Fahlen 34.Concluding, but definitely not conclusive, remarks on talent identification and development /​ Joseph Baker.
Subjects Athletic ability
Physicial fitness -- Testing
Sports -- Physiological aspects
Sports administration
Added Author Baker, Joe editor.
Stephen Cobley editor.
Schorer, Jörg editor.
Wattie, Nick editor.
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