E-books: Physical Education

  • 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

  • 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
    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

  • Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday book cover

    Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald

    Despite society’s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children’s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people’s lives. In this important…

    eBook – 2010-06-10
    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

  • Pedagogy and Human Movement: Theory, Practice, Research book cover

    Pedagogy and Human Movement

    Theory, Practice, Research, 1st Edition

    By Richard Tinning

    Across the full range of human movement studies and their many sub-disciplines, established institutional practices and forms of pedagogy are used to (re)produce valued knowledge about human movement. Pedagogy and Human Movement explores this pedagogy in detail to reveal its applications and…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • International Research in Science and Soccer book cover

    International Research in Science and Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    International Research in Science and Soccer showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from world-leading researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grass roots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Education Futures book cover

    Physical Education Futures

    1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    Can we imagine a future in which physical education in schools no longer exists? In this controversial and powerful meditation on physical education, David Kirk argues that a number of different futures are possible. Kirk argues that multi-activity, sport-based forms of physical education have…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law book cover

    Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Hazel Hartley

    It is important for anybody involved in sport and physical recreation to be aware of the legal context in which their activity takes place, to develop an understanding of their legal responsibilities and to know what might happen if something goes wrong. Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law is…

    eBook – 2009-06-30
    Routledge

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