Physical Education Products

  • Transformative Learning and Teaching in Physical Education

    Edited by Malcolm Thorburn

    Transformative Learning and Teaching in Physical Education explores how learning and teaching in physical education might be improved and how it might become a meaningful component of young people’s lives. With its in-depth focus on physical education within contemporary schooling, the book…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Olympic Education

    An international review

    Edited by Roland Naul, Deanna Binder, Antonin Rychtecky, Ian Culpan

    A fundamental component of the Olympic ideal is the concept of Olympic education. This is the notion that sport can help children and young people develop essential life skills. Olympic Education: An international review is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of the diffusion and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17
    Routledge

  • Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion

    By Weidong Li

    Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regard to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; teasing and exclusion from physical education by their peers; and psychosocial and emotional suffering as a result of weight stigma. Widespread…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Psychology Press

  • Teacher Socialization in Physical Education

    New Perspectives

    Edited by K. Andrew R. Richards, Karen Lux Gaudreault

    Socialization is a complex process which has a profound effect on how we experience teaching and learning. The study of teachers’ lives and careers through the lens of occupational socialization theory has a rich history in physical education. However, as the social and political climates…

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

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports

    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

  • Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor R. Lee

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Digital Technologies and Learning in Physical Education

    Pedagogical cases

    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

  • Science and Football VIII

    The Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Jens Bangsbo, Peter Krustrup, Peter Riis Hansen, Laila Ottesen, Gertrud Pfister, Anne-Marie Elbe

    Science and Football VIII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

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