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The professionalisation of sports coaching: relations of power, resistance and compliance
This paper examines the changing landscape of the professionalisation of sports coaching and is presented in response to the dearth of empirical research and peer-reviewed literature existing within… Expand
Child abuse, child protection, and defensive ‘touch’ in PE teaching and sports coaching
This text introduces recently completed research on ‘no touch’ sports coaching, by placing it in a broader social context which problematises the way child abuse and child protection (or… Expand
The Zen of Groups : A Handbook for People Meeting With a Purpose
This work is designed to make the reader a more effective member of any group, and to show how the effectiveness of the group itself can be greatly increased. Practical advice and numerous exercises… Expand
Hands off! The practice and politics of touch in physical education and sports coaching
As the editorial group for this special edition of Sport, Education and Society, we are very grateful to the Editorial Board for the opportunity offered to highlight work we consider to be… Expand
The professionalisation of sports coaching: definitions, challenges and critiques
Sports coaching in risk society: No touch! No trust!
This paper is informed by a UK based Economic and Social Research Council funded research project which developed and deployed a case-study approach to issues of touch between children and… Expand
ASSESSING RISKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY IN PERENNIAL HORTICULTURAL CROPS
Professionalisation in sports coaching: issues and conceptualisation
This reports attempts to critically review all relevant literature informing definitions and conceptualisations of 'profession', 'professional practice' and 'professionalisation'. It also identifies… Expand