E-books: Youth Sport

  • Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies book cover

    Coach Education and Development in Sport

    Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Callary, Brian Gearity

    Global interest in quality sport coaching is at an all-time high, but until now, there hasn’t been a go-to resource to help national governing bodies, sport organizations, or coach educators within universities to structure coach education, learning, and development. Coach Education and Development…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education: Empowering Critical Thinking book cover

    Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, and youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physical activity settings. Outlining realistic…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Physical Literacy across the World book cover

    Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Behavior Management in Physical Education: A Practical Guide book cover

    Behavior Management in Physical Education

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Alstot, Crystal D. Alstot

    Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Development of the Youth Athlete book cover

    Development of the Youth Athlete

    1st Edition

    By Neil Armstrong

    Development of the Youth Athlete offers a single-authored, well-illustrated, evidence-based, and integrated analysis of the development and trainability of the morphological and physiological characteristics which influence sport performance in youth. The book critically analyses the development of…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport: Reflecting on Practice book cover

    Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Reflecting on Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Casey, Tim Fletcher, Lee Schaefer, Doug Gleddie

    There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national standards of education in many countries. This innovative book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into their own…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education: Beyond the Confines book cover

    Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    eBook – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Coaching: Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports book cover

    Case Studies in Coaching

    Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports, 1st Edition

    By Timothy M Baghurst

    The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider the implications of their actions. Based on real-life…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

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