An Integrative Definition of Coaching Effectiveness and Expertise

@article{Ct2009AnID,
  title={An Integrative Definition of Coaching Effectiveness and Expertise},
  author={Jean C{\^o}t{\'e} and Wade D. Gilbert},
  journal={International Journal of Sports Science \& Coaching},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={307 - 323}
}
The purpose of the current paper is to present an integrative definition of coaching effectiveness and expertise that is both specific and conceptually grounded in the coaching, teaching, positive psychology, and athletes' development literature. The article is organized into six sections. The first section is used to situate the proposed definition in the predominant conceptual models of coaching. The second, third, and fourth sections provide detailed discussion about each of the three… 

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