E-books: Physical Education

  • Understanding Primary Physical Education book cover

    Understanding Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Physical Education Teacher book cover

    Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    1st Edition

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching book cover

    Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Youth Development in Football: Lessons from the world’s best academies book cover

    Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development…

    eBook – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Advances in Rugby Coaching: An Holistic Approach book cover

    Advances in Rugby Coaching

    An Holistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light, John R. Evans, Stephen Harvey, Rémy Hassanin

    Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge

  • Sport and Social Exclusion in Global Society book cover

    Sport and Social Exclusion in Global Society

    1st Edition

    By Ramón Spaaij, Jonathan Magee, Ruth Jeanes

    Social exclusion is one of the most pressing challenges in post-industrial societies, encompassing economic, social, cultural and political dimensions. This important new book critically examines the relationship between sport and social exclusion, from global and cross-cultural perspectives. The…

    eBook – 2014-06-27
    Routledge

  • Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour

    Pedagogical Cases in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a completely new kind of resource for students and practitioners working in physical education or youth sport. The book consists of 20 richly described cases of individual young learners, each written by a team of authors with diverse…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge

  • What Great Coaches Do Differently: 11 Elements of Effective Coaching book cover

    What Great Coaches Do Differently

    11 Elements of Effective Coaching, 1st Edition

    By Rob Haworth, Todd Whitaker

    This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches,…

    eBook – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education: Working with Students in Schools book cover

    Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education

    Working with Students in Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisette Burrows, Doune Macdonald, Jan Wright

    Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge

  • Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics book cover

    Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge

  • Development of Movement Coordination in Children: Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport book cover

    Development of Movement Coordination in Children

    Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geert Savelsbergh, Keith Davids, John van der Kamp, Simon J. Bennett

    Co-ordination of movement plays a key role in human development and is an important area in sport and health sciences. This book looks in detail at how children develop basic skills, such as walking and reaching for objects, and more complex skills such as throwing and catching a ball…

    eBook – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • 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

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