Physical Education Products

  • Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike J. McNamee

    With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source treatment of adventure sports from an…

    Paperback – 2007-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Science of Training - Soccer

    A Scientific Approach to Developing Strength, Speed and Endurance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Reilly

    Physical training is a key part of preparing to play soccer (football) at any level, but organising a genuinely effective training programme requires both an understanding the physiological principles involved and a practical knowledge of the demands of the game. This book provides clear…

    Paperback – 2006-10-30
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2006-06-28
    Routledge

  • Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Physical Education & Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dave Morley, Richard Bailey

    Meeting the Needs if Your Most Able Pupils in PE/Sports Studies provides specific guidance on: recognizing high ability and multiple intelligences planning, differentiation and extension/enrichment teacher questioning skills support for more able pupils with learning difficulties homework…

    Paperback – 2006-05-31
    Routledge
    The Gifted and Talented Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2005-04-25
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Football

    Schoolboy Association Football in England, 1885-1915, 1st Edition

    By Colm Kerrigan

    The 1870 Education Act that opened up elementary education for all children contained no provision for outdoor games. This book explains how teachers, through the elementary school football association, introduced boys to organized football as an out-of-school activity. The influence and…

    Paperback – 2004-12-10
    Routledge
    Woburn Education Series

  • Dyslexia and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Madeleine Portwood

    Much research has focused on dyslexia and co-ordination. This book examines the literature and provides a framework to support pupils with dyslexia, not only during PE lessons but in less structured environments, for example during break time when pupils are likely to be involved in physical…

    Paperback – 2004-08-06
    Routledge

  • Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education

    Working with Students in Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisette Burrows, Doune Macdonald, Jan Wright

    Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching Literacy through Drama

    Creative Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Patrice Baldwin, Kate Fleming

    This book provides teachers of children at Key Stages 1 and 2 with a much-needed source of exciting and creative drama-based activities, designed to improve literacy. As useful for the drama novice as for the busy literacy co-ordinator, these flexible activities are designed to help teachers meet…

    Paperback – 2002-10-31
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2002-07-08
    Routledge

  • Gender and Physical Education

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Penney

    Gender and Physical Education offers a critical and comprehensive commentary on issues relating to gender in PE and teacher education. The book challenges our understandings of gender, equity and identity in PE, establishing a conceptual and historical foundation for the issue, as well as…

    Paperback – 2002-02-28
    Routledge

  • Developing Personal, Social and Moral Education through Physical Education

    A Practical Guide for Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Laker

    Personal, social and moral development through physical education and sport is a relatively under-researched area. Most teaching concentrates on the performance aspect of physical education, while the National Curriculum requires teachers to address a number of 'non-physical' outcomes such as…

    Paperback – 2001-04-19
    Routledge

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