E-books: Physical Education

  • Disability and Youth Sport book cover

    Disability and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hayley Fitzgerald

    How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book…

    eBook – 2009-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Children and Exercise XXIV: The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting book cover

    Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into six thematic…

    eBook – 2008-09-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice book cover

    Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing…

    eBook – 2007-11-29
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport book cover

    Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple…

    eBook – 2007-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity book cover

    Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic.   Children, Obesity and…

    eBook – 2007-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts book cover

    Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Wray Vamplew, Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin, Mike Cronin

    An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay…

    eBook – 2007-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Child Welfare in Football: An Exploration of Children's Welfare in the Modern Game book cover

    Child Welfare in Football

    An Exploration of Children's Welfare in the Modern Game, 1st Edition

    By Celia Brackenridge, Andy Pitchford, Kate Russell, Gareth Nutt

    Sport and those who run it have an important duty to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young participants. This text presents the findings of a unique research project into the experiences of a wide range of stakeholders in contemporary youth soccer, exploring crucial issues of child protection,…

    eBook – 2006-12-01
    Routledge

  • The Sports Coach as Educator: Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching book cover

    The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on…

    eBook – 2006-08-21
    Routledge

  • 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

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