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Australian Sports Commission

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Works: 1,063 works in 1,465 publications in 1 language and 7,875 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  Periodicals  History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Directories  Handbooks and manuals  Calendars 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Author
Classifications: RC1225, 612.044088796
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Physiological tests for elite athletes by Christopher John Gore( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aimed at students of sports sciences and physiologists, this reference provides information on the physiological testing and assessment of elite athletes. The book will also help anyone planning training regimes for such people
Better coaching : advanced coach's manual by Australian Coaching Council( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Role of the Coach - The Athlete - Improving the Athlete - Factors Influencing the Athlete - Planning Considerations.; Australian Sports Commission
The Oxford Companion to Australian Sport( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia is a nation of sporting enthusiasts, as famous throughout the world for its athletes as for its sporting obsessions. The Oxford Companion to Australian Sport is the first authoritative and encyclopaedic reference on sport in Australia. Produced by the Australian Society for Sports History, in association with the Australian Sports Commission, The Oxford Companion to Australian Sport provides the first cohesive overview of the temper and development of the innumerable codes that constitute the Australian sporting character. Associate Professor Wray Bamplew and his four co-editors - all noted sports historians and authors - provide readers with almost 1000 entries on everything from 'Bodyline' to pigeon-racing. All sports are covered, not just the major ones like cricket, Australian Rules, rugby, lawn tennis and horse-racing. The Companion offers succinct and informative entries on orienteering, parachuting, hang-gliding and korfball, as well as countless short entries on famous and influential sportsmen and women, and on significant institutions, competitions and venues. The Companion also offers major thematic essays on crucial aspects of the history, proliferation and increasing professionalisation of sport in Australia. There are entries on sports medicine and sports management, which are major growth areas. The cultural influence of sport, as represented in art and literature, is discussed in separate entries, as are more contentious subjects such as violence in sport, crowd disorder, and obsessiveness about sport. For the first time, readers have access to biographies of sporting champions from countless sporting codes. Philip Anderson, Raelene Boyle, Ron Barassi, the Chappell brothers, Dawn Fraser, Joan Hammond, Keith Miller and John Newcombe all rub shoulders in this literary pantheon. Unrivalled in scope and scholarship, The Oxford Companion to Australian Sport presents a readable cultural history of Australian sport which captures its diversity, its scandals and legends, and its formidable hold on the Australian imagination. It is essential reading for sportsmen and women, sporting administrators, scholars, journalists, and the great mass of sports followers
Anthropometrica : a textbook of body measurement for sports and health courses by Kevin Norton( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook of science and medicine in sport by J Bloomfield( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One third of the text deals with sports science, while the remainder covers comprehensively the mechanisms of injury and the principles involved in their treatment in all regions of the body. The final section gives consideration to the special issues of children in sport, the female athlete, doping and the problems of the asthmatic, disabled, epileptic and diabetic athlete. Includes a chapter on talent identification and profiling
Sports coach( )

in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian sports directory( )

in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give it a go : including people with disabilities in sport and physical activity( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give it a go: including people with disabilities in sport and physical activity
Harassment-free sport( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making mentors : a guide to establishing a successful mentoring program for coaches and officials by Rebecca Layton( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sport for young Australians : widening the gateways to participation by Australian Sports Commission( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coaching athletes with disabilities : general principles by Scott Goodman( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willing & able : an introduction to inclusive practices by Peter Downs( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian sport, a profile by Australia( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport by Australian Institute of Sport( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication describes the history and spirit of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). It lists AIS scholarship athletes from 1981-97, and includes rowing, swimming, waterpolo, basketball, volleyball, cycling, athletics, disabled athletes, coaches, sport science, sport medicine, gymnastics, netball, wrestling, soccer, diving, squash, softball, canoeing, hockey, rugby, golf and tennis
Aussie Sports activities manual for children with disabilities( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game sense : developing thinking players( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aims at increasing awareness of the games-centred approach to coaching and teaching, and demonstrates how coaches can use this approach. The games-centred approach, which incorporates problem solving and decision making by the athletes, is described and contrasted with the technique-centred approach. Examples of coaches using the two approaches is shown, and coaches from a number of sports discuss the benefits of games-centred approach. Rod Thorpe, a physical education specialist from Loughborough University, advises on when to focus on technique and explains how to shift the emphasis from techniques to total performance in during a game. Shows simple games that contain concepts applicable to many sports and suggests how to design questions and challenges suited to a particular sport
Opening doors : getting people with a disability involved in sport and recreation( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning coaching : Level 1 coach's manual( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pregnancy in sport : guidelines for the Australian sporting industry( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Physiological tests for elite athletes
Alternative Names
ASC

Australia Australian Sports Commission

Languages
English (120)

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Better coaching : advanced coach's manualAnthropometrica : a textbook of body measurement for sports and health coursesMore than sunshine and vegemite : success the Australian way