E-books: Physical Education

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education book cover

    Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    eBook – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…

    eBook – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • Becoming a Sports Coach book cover

    Becoming a Sports Coach

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert

    A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. Becoming a Sports Coach aims to…

    eBook – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Researching Embodied Sport: Exploring movement cultures book cover

    Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    eBook – 2015-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    eBook – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Education: An Activist Approach book cover

    Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly L. Oliver, David Kirk

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of…

    eBook – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport: Research and Practice book cover

    Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Memmert

    Creativity is an essential component of sport performance. The player who can make decisions that are both unexpected – and therefore less easily predicted by his/her opponent – and appropriate is the player who is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new book Daniel Memmert explores…

    eBook – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Adventure Sports Coaching book cover

    Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Primary Physical Education book cover

    Understanding Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Physical Education Teacher book cover

    Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    1st Edition

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Workplace Learning in Physical Education: Emerging Teachers’ Stories from the Staffroom and Beyond book cover

    Workplace Learning in Physical Education

    Emerging Teachers’ Stories from the Staffroom and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Tony Rossi, lisahunter, Erin Christensen, Doune Macdonald

    Pre-service and beginning teachers have to negotiate an unfamiliar and often challenging working environment, in both teaching spaces and staff spaces. Workplace Learning in Physical Education explores the workplace of teaching as a site of professional learning. Using stories and narratives from…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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