E-books: Physical Education

  • Women and Sport in Latin America book cover

    Women and Sport in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Lopez de D'Amico, Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister

    This multidisciplinary book draws on sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and history, to explore the diversity, challenges and achievements of Latin American women in sport. It offers an in-depth analysis of women’s sport in ten countries across Latin America, insights into the sport…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems book cover

    Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    eBook – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education book cover

    Sport, Health and the Body in the History of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Freeman

    Historians in recent years have paid considerable attention to sport and leisure in the past, and historians of education are no exception. The chapters in this book showcase the breadth and depth of scholarship in this area, bringing new perspectives to bear on the history of physical education in…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Learning on Your Feet: Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom book cover

    Learning on Your Feet

    Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Brad Johnson, Melody Jones

    In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

  • Leisure Education: A Cross-National View book cover

    Leisure Education: A Cross-National View

    1st Edition

    Edited by Atara Sivan, Robert A. Stebbins

    Leisure education plays a central role in both the field of leisure studies and the pursuit of leisure itself. Everywhere in the modern world the most effective use of free time for individuals comes with knowing about the many leisure activities available to them and the rewards and costs that…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport: second edition book cover

    Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    eBook – 2016-04-07
    Routledge

  • Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory and Application book cover

    Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice book cover

    Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham, Andy Cale

    This book highlights the latest advances in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association, the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research programme. Advances in Coach Education and Development presents the first…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Practical Introduction book cover

    Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    This book introduces Cooperative Learning as a research-informed, practical way of engaging children and young people in lifelong physical activity.  Written by authors with over 40 years’ experience as teachers and researchers, it addresses the practicalities of using Cooperative Learning in the…

    eBook – 2016-03-10
    Routledge

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport: Change the Game book cover

    Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game, 1st Edition

    By John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz, Megan Bartlett

    Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player engagement; and no focus on development. Currently, most attempts…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education: Women First reconsidered book cover

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    Women First reconsidered, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    eBook – 2016-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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