Links

Other Research on Coaching Masters Athletes

Masters Athletes Australia
Dr. Peter Raeburn, exercise physiologist at Bond University in Australia, bridges the gap between research and practice with this website devoted to the physiological aspects of aging bodies and Masters athletes.

The Masters Athlete: Understanding the Role of Sport and Exercise in Optimizing Aging
Baker, J., Horton, S., & Weir, P. (Eds.) (2010). The Masters Athlete: Understanding the role of sport and exercise in optimizing aging. Routledge.

How do Older Masters Athletes Account for their Performance Preservation? A Qualitative Analysis
Dionigi, R., Horton, S., & Baker, J. (2013). How do Older Masters Athletes Account for their Performance Preservation? A Qualitative Analysis. Aging and Society, 33, 297-319.

Experiences of Competitive Masters Swimmers: Desired Coaching Characteristics and Perceived Benefits
Ferrari, G., Bloom, G., Gilbert, W., & Caron, J. (2016) Experiences of competitive masters swimmers: Desired coaching characteristics and perceived benefits. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 15(4), 409-422.

 

Coach education organizations’ Websites & Readings

Coaching Association of Canada: Coaching Masters Athletes booklet

Masters Swimming Canada: Coaching considerations

US Masters Swimming: Coaching Articles & Videos

South Australian Masters Athletics Inc: Coaching Courses

Masters Athletes – middle and long distance running article

Sports Coach UK: Coaching in Scotland 2015

Sport Scotland: Older People, Sport and Physical Activity: A Review of Key Issues 

Sports New Zealand : Coach Development Modules

Module Outline: Late Teenage/ Competitive/Social Adult (Participate/Perform) 
Module Outline: Competitive Adult Community (Compete)
Module Outline: Social Adult Community (Participate)