E-books: Physical Education

  • Sport and Physical Education in Germany book cover

    Sport and Physical Education in Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Hardman, Roland Naul

    Sport and physical education represent important components of German national life, from school and community participation, to elite, international level sport. This unique and comprehensive collection brings together material from leading German scholars to examine the role of sport and PE in…

    eBook – 2005-07-26
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in Youth Sport: A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport book cover

    Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport, 1st Edition

    By Paulo David

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it…

    eBook – 2004-11-10
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport Education in Physical Education: Research Based Practice book cover

    Sport Education in Physical Education

    Research Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Penney, Gill Clarke, Mandy Quill, Gary Kinchin

    Sport Education is an exciting approach to the teaching of PE. Sport Education: Research Based Practice presents teachers with a framework for developing units of work that will provide their students with challenging and enjoyable sporting experiences that involve them in an array of roles. In…

    eBook – 2004-06-01
    Routledge

  • Body Knowledge and Control: Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health book cover

    Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes…

    eBook – 2004-03-01
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Gender and Physical Education: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions book cover

    Gender and Physical Education

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Penney

    Gender and Physical Education offers a critical and comprehensive commentary on issues relating to gender in PE and teacher education. The book challenges our understandings of gender, equity and identity in PE, establishing a conceptual and historical foundation for the issue, as well as…

    eBook – 2002-11-01
    Routledge

  • Sport and Physical Education in China book cover

    Sport and Physical Education in China

    1st Edition

    By Robin Jones, James (Jim) Riordan

    Written by a number of expert scholars from around the world, including China itself, with the aim of extending knowledge and taking the cross-cultural study of PE and sport beyond the descriptive level, this book provides unique and up to date material.Subjects covered include:*ancient and modern…

    eBook – 2002-09-11
    Routledge

  • Politics, Policy and Practice in Physical Education book cover

    Politics, Policy and Practice in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By John Evans, Dawn Penney

    Using the example and context of Physical Education, a particularly vivid and comprehensive illustration is provided of the processes involved in the development of the National Curriculum for Physical Education in England and Wales between 1988-1995.The authors draw upon the extensive research to…

    eBook – 2002-09-11
    Routledge

  • Spoilsports: Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Sport book cover

    Spoilsports

    Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Sport, 1st Edition

    By Celia Brackenridge

    Sexual exploitation in sport is a problem that has beset both male and female athletes privately for decades but which has only recently emerged as a public issue. Spoilsports is the first comprehensive review of this issue, integrating pioneering academic research, theoretical perspectives, and…

    eBook – 2002-08-26
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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