E-books: Physical Education

  • 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

  • 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

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