E-books: Physical Education

  • 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

  • The Ethics of Sports Coaching book cover

    The Ethics of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alun R Hardman, Carwyn Jones

    Is the role of the sports coach simply to improve sporting performance? What are the key ethical issues in sports coaching practice? Despite the increasing sophistication of our understanding of the player-sport-coach relationship, the dominant perspective of the sports coach is still an…

    eBook – 2010-12-02
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The End of the Obesity Epidemic book cover

    The End of the Obesity Epidemic

    1st Edition

    By Michael Gard

    Despite apocalyptic predictions from a vocal alliance of health professionals, politicians and social commentators that rising obesity levels would lead to a global health crisis, the crisis has not materialised. In this provocative follow up to his classic work of obesity scepticism, The Obesity…

    eBook – 2010-11-05
    Routledge

  • Sport and Crime Reduction: The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime book cover

    Sport and Crime Reduction

    The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Nichols

    The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket. However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the…

    eBook – 2010-10-14
    Routledge

  • Key Themes in Youth Sport book cover

    Key Themes in Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this…

    eBook – 2010-10-04
    Routledge

  • Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary O'Sullivan, Ann MacPhail

    How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the…

    eBook – 2010-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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

  • Disability and Youth Sport book cover

    Disability and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hayley Fitzgerald

    How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book…

    eBook – 2009-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport book cover

    Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple…

    eBook – 2007-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity book cover

    Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic.   Children, Obesity and…

    eBook – 2007-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Child Welfare in Football: An Exploration of Children's Welfare in the Modern Game book cover

    Child Welfare in Football

    An Exploration of Children's Welfare in the Modern Game, 1st Edition

    By Celia Brackenridge, Andy Pitchford, Kate Russell, Gareth Nutt

    Sport and those who run it have an important duty to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young participants. This text presents the findings of a unique research project into the experiences of a wide range of stakeholders in contemporary youth soccer, exploring crucial issues of child protection,…

    eBook – 2006-12-01
    Routledge

  • The Sports Coach as Educator: Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching book cover

    The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on…

    eBook – 2006-08-21
    Routledge

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