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Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise

Edited by: Joseph Baker , Damian Farrow

Print publication date:  March  2015
Online publication date:  March  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415839808
eBook ISBN: 9781315776675
Adobe ISBN: 9781317691181

10.4324/9781315776675
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Understanding and developing expertise is an important concern for any researcher or practitioner working in elite or high performance sport. Whether it's identifying talented young athletes or developing methods for integrating cutting-edge sport science into daily coaching practice, scientists, coaches and researchers all need to understand the skills, characteristics, and knowledge that distinguish the expert performer in sport.

The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of current research and practice in the emerging field of sports expertise. Adopting a multi-disciplinary, multi-faceted approach, the book offers in-depth discussion of methodological and philosophical issues in sport expertise, as well as the characteristics that describe sporting ‘experts’ and how they can be facilitated and developed. Exploring research, theory and practice, the book also examines how scientists and practitioners can work together to improve the delivery of applied sport science.

With contributions from many of the world’s leading researchers in expertise and skill acquisition in sport, the Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise is important reading for any advanced student, researcher, coach or sport science support officer looking to better understand this cutting-edge topic.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  A [Very Brief] Review of the Historical Foundations of Sport Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Expert Anticipation and Pattern Perception Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Aiming for Excellence Download PDF
Chapter  4:  On Attentional Control Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Information-Movement Coupling as a Hallmark of Sport Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  6:  How Experts Make Decisions in Dynamic, Time-Constrained Sporting Environments Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Movement Automaticity in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Expertise in the Performance of Multi-Articular Sports Actions Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Breadth and Depth of Knowledge in Expert Versus Novice Athletes Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Psychological Characteristics of Expert Performers Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Physical Qualities of Experts Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Expert Performance in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Defining Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Issues in the Collection of Athlete Training Histories Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Issues in the Measurement of Anticipation Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Eye Tracking Methods in Sport Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  17:  New Methods for Studying Perception and Action Coupling Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Methods for Measuring Pattern Recall and Recognition in Sport Experts Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Capturing Group Tactical Behaviors in Expert Team Players Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Methods for Measuring Breadth and Depth of Knowledge Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Measuring Psychological Determinants of Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Psychological Determinants of Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Issues in the Measurement of Physiological and Anthropometric Factors Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Issues and Challenges in Developing Representative Tasks in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Challenges to Capturing Expertise in Field Settings Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Genomics of Elite Sporting Performance Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Diversification and Deliberate Play during the Sampling Years Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Psychological Characteristics and the Developing Athlete Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Family and Peer Influences in the Development of Sport Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Deliberate Practice in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Development of Tactical Creativity in Sports Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Birthdate and Birthplace Effects on Expertise Attainment Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Career Length, Aging, and Expertise Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Changing Role of Coaches across Development Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Use of Observation as a Method to Develop Expertise in Coaching and Officiating Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Five Evidence-Based Principles of Effective Practice and Instruction Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Efficacy of Training Interventions for Acquiring Perceptual-Cognitive Skill Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The Future of Sport Expertise Research Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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