E-books: Primary Physical Education

  • Evolutionary Playwork book cover

    Evolutionary Playwork

    2nd Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods book cover

    Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of…

    eBook – 2013-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Research and Practice in Physical Education book cover

    Research and Practice in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Tannehill, Ann MacPhail, Ger Halbert, Frances Murphy

    Research findings in education can provide invaluable insight into how teaching practice can be improved, but research papers are often inaccessible and hard to digest. This innovative new text is designed to assist physical education students, pre-service teachers, practising teachers and teacher…

    eBook – 2013-01-17
    Routledge

  • School Sport Psychology: Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures book cover

    School Sport Psychology

    Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Charles A Maher

    Find out how—and why—sports can help you better understand your studentsBecause participation in sports is an integral part of the educational experience for students in both public and private schools, it’s essential that school psychologists and counselors have a solid…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • Complexity Thinking in Physical Education: Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research book cover

    Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Assessment in Physical Education: A Sociocultural Perspective book cover

    Assessment in Physical Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hay, Dawn Penney

    Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport book cover

    Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the theoretical and practical issues faced by…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge

  • Game Sense: Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment book cover

    Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education: A research based approach book cover

    Cooperative Learning in Physical Education

    A research based approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    Cooperative Learning is a dynamic instructional model that can teach diverse content to students at different grade levels, with students working together in small, structured, heterogeneous groups to master subject content. It has a strong research tradition, is used frequently as a professional…

    eBook – 2012-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • An Introduction to Primary Physical Education book cover

    An Introduction to Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Griggs

    Physical Education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. The primary years are perhaps the most significant period for motor development in children, a time during which basic movement competencies are developed and which offers the first opportunity for embedding physical activity…

    eBook – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • Sport Education: International Perspectives book cover

    Sport Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around…

    eBook – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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