E-books: Physical Education

  • An Introduction to Primary Physical Education book cover

    An Introduction to Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Griggs

    Physical Education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. The primary years are perhaps the most significant period for motor development in children, a time during which basic movement competencies are developed and which offers the first opportunity for embedding physical activity…

    eBook – 2012-05-29

  • Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport book cover

    Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a…

    eBook – 2012-03-15

  • 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 Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Coaching Children in Sport book cover

    Coaching Children in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core…

    eBook – 2011-05-02

  • Adventure Education: An Introduction book cover

    Adventure Education

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    eBook – 2011-04-21

  • Children and Exercise XXVII book cover

    Children and Exercise XXVII

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Williams, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric sport and exercise science and medicine, including contributions from a wide range of leading international experts and early career researchers. The book begins with chapters devoted to the five invited…

    eBook – 2011-02-27

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports…

    eBook – 2010-12-16
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Coaching Process: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach book cover

    The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with…

    eBook – 2010-12-16

  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • Children and Exercise XXV: The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting book cover

    Children and Exercise XXV

    The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georges Baquet, Serge Berthoin

    Children and Exercise XXV presents the latest research in the field of paediatric exercise sciences, focusing on the interaction between physical activity, exercise or sport on the one hand, and nutrition, metabolism regulation, cardio-respiratory function or muscle function on the other.…

    eBook – 2010-10-07

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