Physical Education Products

  • Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Reflecting on Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Casey, Tim Fletcher, Lee Schaefer, Doug Gleddie

    There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national standards of education in many countries. This innovative book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into their own…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports, 1st Edition

    By Richard Light

    The concept of positive pedagogy has transformed the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. Presenting examples of positive pedagogy in action, this book is the first to apply its basic principles to individual sports such as swimming, athletics, gymnastics and karate. Using the game…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education

    Pedagogical cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Casey, Victoria A. Goodyear, Kathleen M. Armour

    There is evidence of considerable growth in the availability and use of digital technologies in physical education. Yet, we have scant knowledge about how technologies are being used by teachers, and whether or how these technologies are optimising student learning. This book makes a novel…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Really Useful Physical Education Book

    Learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers support, guidance and practical ideas for effective, innovative and imaginative physical education lessons. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory, this second edition is fully updated in line with the National Curriculum for Physical Education at…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge
    The Really Useful

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Steven A. Stolz

    The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly 30 years to offer a coherent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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