E-books: Physical Education

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education: Beyond the Confines book cover

    Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    eBook – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: PE and Sports book cover

    Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: PE and Sports

    2nd Edition

    By Crispin Andrews

    This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making PE lessons accessible, rewarding and exciting for all pupils, including those with special needs. The author draws on a wealth of experience to share his understanding of special…

    eBook – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China book cover

    Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    1st Edition

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education: Empowering Critical Thinking book cover

    Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    The case studies in this book provide readers with opportunities to think critically about real-life situations that arise when working with children with varied abilities and disabilities, as well as opportunities to question and explore and to empower themselves in the process. The case scenarios…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Coaching: Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports book cover

    Case Studies in Coaching

    Dilemmas and Ethics in Competitive School Sports, 1st Edition

    By Timothy M Baghurst

    The nearly two dozen case studies in this timely book will help future and current coaches of school sports develop successful strategies to avoid or overcome challenges and become more aware of the need to remain professional and consider the implications of their actions. Based on real-life…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Physical Education: Real World Preparation for Teaching book cover

    Case Studies in Physical Education

    Real World Preparation for Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Sandra A Stroot

    Case Studies in Physical Education, Revised Edition, applies the case study method to the field of physical education, where it is an effective means for future teachers to explore challenging scenarios that they are likely to encounter in their careers. These engaging, reader-friendly case studies…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Instructional Models in Physical Education book cover

    Instructional Models in Physical Education

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Metzler

    Ensures that physical educators are fully armed with a comprehensive plan for incorporating instructional models in their teaching! Instructional Models for Physical Education has two primary goals for its readers. The first is to familiarize them with the notion of model-based instruction for…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education: From Theory to Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Blankenship

    This book weaves together theory, research, and practical information related to the psychological aspects of physical education. Unlike other exercise/sport psychology books on the market, The Psychology of Teaching Physical Education is written especially for future and practicing physical…

    eBook – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

4Series in Physical Education

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