"They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles

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"They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles. / Blackett, Alexander David; Evans, Adam Brian; Piggott, David.

I: Sports Coaching Review, Bind 8, Nr. 1, 2019, s. 83-102.

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Blackett, AD, Evans, AB & Piggott, D 2019, '"They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles', Sports Coaching Review, bind 8, nr. 1, s. 83-102. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2018.1436502

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Blackett, A. D., Evans, A. B., & Piggott, D. (2019). "They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles. Sports Coaching Review, 8(1), 83-102. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2018.1436502

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Blackett AD, Evans AB, Piggott D. "They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles. Sports Coaching Review. 2019;8(1):83-102. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2018.1436502

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Blackett, Alexander David ; Evans, Adam Brian ; Piggott, David. / "They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles. I: Sports Coaching Review. 2019 ; Bind 8, Nr. 1. s. 83-102.

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