E-books: Playwork

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings book cover

    Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Physical Literacy: Throughout the Lifecourse book cover

    Physical Literacy

    Throughout the Lifecourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    What is physical literacy? What are the benefits of being physically literate? The term ‘physical literacy’ describes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, understanding and knowledge that individuals develop in order to maintain physical activity at an appropriate level throughout their…

    eBook – 2010-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Safety and Risk in Primary School Physical Education book cover

    Safety and Risk in Primary School Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By John Severs

    Physical education and sport in schools is undergoing renewed emphasis and the primary sector key stages are rightly seen as fundamental elements in the new initiatives. The majority of primary school teachers are non-specialists and there is, therefore, a particular need for information on safe…

    eBook – 2003-12-16
    Routledge

  • Risk and Safety in Play: The law and practice for adventure playgrounds book cover

    Risk and Safety in Play

    The law and practice for adventure playgrounds, 1st Edition

    By Dave Potter

    Produced by PLAYLINK, a registered charity which assists local communities to create adventure playgrounds for children. Established in 1962, PLAYLINK is recognised as the national authority on good practice for play provision of this type. This essential handbook draws on PLAYLINK's 35 years…

    eBook – 2003-10-04
    Taylor & Francis

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