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Group guidance – is it time to flock together?

Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (2017)
Group guidance – is it time to flock together?. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 38(1), 36-43. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.3806
This article calls for delivery models which encourage the collective career learning of groups to be brought to the centre stage of career guidance practice. It challenges th...

An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

Thesis
Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979005
Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by w...

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

Thesis
English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978840
It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and devel...

Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps

Journal Article
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Martínez-Valencia, M. A., Müller, L., Andronikos, G., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016)
Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(22), 2172-2178. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1260151
This study examined the impact of relative age effect (RAE) on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation (RFEA) training camps (TC) between 2006 and 2013. Overall...

Relative age effect: implications for effective practice

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016)
Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1124-1131. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647
Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have...

The Practice Session - Talent Development

Book Chapter
Martindale, R. (2014)
The Practice Session - Talent Development
Talent identification and development is an important part of youth sports coaching and it is clear that coaches and significant others play an important role at every stage. ...

Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches

Journal Article
Martindale, R., & Nash, C. (2013)
Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(8), 807-819. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.754924
While sport science can have significant and positive impact on coaches and athletes, there is still a general consensus that the transfer of sport science knowledge to coachi...

Psychological Skills Training

Book Chapter
Martindale, A., & Martindale, R. (2012)
Psychological Skills Training. In J. Sproule (Ed.), IB Course Companion: Sports, Exercise and Health Science (264-277). Oxford University Press
No abstract available.

Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire

Journal Article
Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Douglas, C., & Whike, A. (2013)
Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(1), 41-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.718443
It is clear that high class expertise and effective practice exists within many talent development environments across the world. However, there is also a general consensus th...

Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future

Journal Article
Nash, C., Martindale, R., Collins, D., & Martindale, A. (2012)
Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(10), 985-994. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.682079
Research into expertise is increasing across a number of domains pertinent to sport. Whilst this increase is particularly apparent in coaching, a key question is how to identi...

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