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Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport (Hardcover)
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The process of identifying athletic talent and developing that talent to its full potential is a central concern in sport. This is the first comprehensive resource for scientists, researchers, students, coaches, analysts and policy-makers working in this area. It offers a complete overview of contemporary talent identification and development, from in-depth discussion of methodological and philosophical issues through to consideration of practical systems and processes. Adoping a multi-disciplinary, holistic and environmental approach, with contributions from leading researchers and practitioners around the world, this is essential reading for anybody working in, or studying, sport.