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  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    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.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second 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 – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity

    A Practical Introduction

    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 – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Melanie Lang, Mike Hartill

    The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Becoming a Sports Coach

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Pedagogical, Social and Cultural Foundations of Coaching Practice

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul A. Potrac

    Every successful sports coach knows that good teaching and social practices are just as important as expertise in sport skills and tactics. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Understanding Sports Coaching is still the only introduction to theory and practice in sports coaching to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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