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Sports coaching: historical and cultural perspectives

Le coaching sportif : perspectives historiques et culturelles

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Published on Tuesday, April 05, 2016


Ce séminaire internationale sur le coaching sportif pensé dans une perspective historique culturelle se tiendra le 28 avril 2016. Il se tiendra en anglais et en français et est réalisé en collaboration avec l'université de Manchester, l'université de Bourgogne / Franche-Comté, l'Association francophone de recherche sur les activités physiques et sportives (AFRAPS) et le laboratoire Culture, sport, santé, société (C3S). Il est ouvert à tous.



  • 9.00-09.45 am  Room 1302 (Building 2) Welcome: M. Nicolas Tordi (directeur) M. Gilles Ferréol (directeur du laboratoire C3S)
  • 9.45 : Amphitheatre (Building 1)
  • 10.00 a.m. Introduction
  • Between Management, Teaching and Training; Coaching, a Key Notion in the Field of Sport Sciences, Dave Day (MMU) Jean-François Loudcher (Bourgogne/Franche-Comté)
  • 10.30 a.m. From Russia with Love? Sixty years of Proliferation of L.P. Matveyev’s Concept of Periodisation? Dr Arnd Krüger (Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany)
  • 11.00 a.m. The Role of Maurice Baquet in the Evolution of the Conception of Track and Field Coaching; the example of 100 m training. Dr Anne Roger (University of Lyon 2)
  • 11.30 a.m. The Rise of the “Big Red Sports Machine” and the Advent of Modern-Day Periodization, Dr Nick Bourne (University of East London)
  • 12.00 nooHistory and Epistemological Analysis as a Tool for Understanding the Inter-active Approach to Coaching : the example of “DJib”, Savate (French-kick-boxing) World Champion (2003), Dr Jean-Francois Loudcher (University of Bourgogne/Franche-Comté, C3S)
  • 12.30 p.m. Legal Cultures and Coach Liability: Different Jurisdictions - Different Approaches – Different Outcomes? Dr Steve Greenfield (University of Westminster)
  • 1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m. Lunch
  • 2.00 p.m.  The Cultural Transmission of Sports Coaching: Britain and America Before 1939, Dr Dave Day (Manchester Metropolitan University Sport and Leisure History Research Team)
  • 2.30 p.m. Spanish Football Managers and Zonal Marking in the Nineties (1985-95), Dr Carlos García (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Facultad de Educación Física y Deportes)
  • 3.00 p.m  The rejuvenation of training’s knowledge in French Basket-Ball after WWII; conception, debate and stakes, Dr Eric Claverie (université de Bordeaux)
  • 3.30 p.m. James Curran: Ethereal Scottish Athlete and American Coaching Legend, Dr Iain Adams (International Football Institute, University of Central Lancashire)
  • 4.00 p.m. Physical Education and Training as a Forerunner of Coaching in Post-WWII France: Analysis of some Magazine in the Field of PE, Dr Serge Vaucelle (Université de Toulouse)
  • 4.30 p.m. The Transatlantic Athletic Trainer: Manchester’s James Robinson and the American Coaching System, Dr Sam Oldfield (Manchester Metropolitan University SPLEISH Team)
  • 5.00  p.m.  The pursuit of excellence and its cost. The paradox of coaching. The example of “Ecole Normale Supérieure” in Sport Sciences and Physical Education at Rennes (2002-2016), Florian Hugedet, (PHD student, Université de Bourgogne/Franche-Comté)



  • l'UPFR Sport, 31 rue de l'épitaphe la Bouloie
    Besançon, France (25)


  • Thursday, April 28, 2016


  • coaching, sport, training, teaching, management


  • jean-François loudcher
    courriel : jean-francois [dot] loudcher [at] u-bordeaux [dot] fr

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  • jean-François loudcher
    courriel : jean-francois [dot] loudcher [at] u-bordeaux [dot] fr


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