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Sport-smart persons: a practical ethics for coaching young athletes

Hemphill, Dennis (2011) Sport-smart persons: a practical ethics for coaching young athletes. In: The ethics of sports coaching. Hardman, Alun R and Jones, Carwyn, eds. Ethics and sport . Routledge, Abingdon, U.K., pp. 104-115.

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Abstract

Sport can be thought of as a form of embodied intelligence that is acquired and refined in the context of relations with coaches and parents. Sporting intelligence is not simply athleticism, nor is it simply a conceptual understanding of tactics and strategies. Rather, it is also 'game sense', the ability to adapt readily and perform creatively and effectively to solve game problems.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780415557757 (pbk), 9780415557740 (hbk), 9780203868447 (online)
Uncontrolled Keywords: athletes, sporting intelligence, sports coaching, personal development, ethics, education
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2201 Applied Ethics
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2013 23:11
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2013 23:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21373
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