E-books: Physical Education

  • Talent Identification and Development in Sport: International Perspectives book cover

    Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods book cover

    Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of…

    eBook – 2013-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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

  • Issues in Physical Education book cover

    Issues in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel, Susan Piotrowski

    Issues in Physical Education stimulates student-teachers, NQTs and practising physical education teachers to reflect on issues important to improving teaching in physical education. It encourages reflection and debate as an important part of professional development. Issues discussed include: aims…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Issues in Teaching Series

  • School Sport Psychology: Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures book cover

    School Sport Psychology

    Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Charles A Maher

    Find out how—and why—sports can help you better understand your studentsBecause participation in sports is an integral part of the educational experience for students in both public and private schools, it’s essential that school psychologists and counselors have a solid…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • Science and Soccer: Developing Elite Performers book cover

    Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Routledge

  • Complexity Thinking in Physical Education: Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research book cover

    Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Mixed Methods Research in the Movement Sciences: Case Studies in Sport, Physical Education and Dance book cover

    Mixed Methods Research in the Movement Sciences

    Case Studies in Sport, Physical Education and Dance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oleguer Camerino, Marta Castaner, Teresa M Anguera

    Mixed methods research techniques, combining both quantitative and qualitative elements, have become well established throughout the social, behavioural and natural sciences. This is the first book to focus on the application of mixed methods research in the movement sciences, specifically in sport…

    eBook – 2012-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Defining Physical Education (Routledge Revivals): The Social Construction of a School Subject in Postwar Britain book cover

    Defining Physical Education (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Construction of a School Subject in Postwar Britain, 1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    First published in 1992, David Kirk’s book analyses the public debate leading up to the 1987 General Election over the place and purpose of physical education in British schools. By locating this debate in a historical context, specifically in the period following the end of the Second World War,…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debates in Physical Education book cover

    Debates in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel

    Debates in Physical Education explores major issues physical education teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to reach informed…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • Ethics in Youth Sport: Policy and Pedagogical Applications book cover

    Ethics in Youth Sport

    Policy and Pedagogical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard L. Light

    The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and…

    eBook – 2012-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Assessment in Physical Education: A Sociocultural Perspective book cover

    Assessment in Physical Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hay, Dawn Penney

    Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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