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From Knox to Dyson: Coaching, Amateurism and British Athletics, 1912- 1947
(Taylor and Francis, 2010-03)
Coaching has a long history in athletics, dating back to the era of professional pedestrians such as Captain Barclay. By the early twentieth century, because of the dominance of the amateur hegemony, the notion of ...
Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. ...