Physical Education Products

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    'Women First' Revisited

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Future of Physical Education

    Building a New Pedagogy

    Edited by Anthony Laker

    Anthony Laker leads an outstanding international team of educational theorists in critically examining the theoretical underpinnings of physical education, and in challenging the rhetoric, the practices and the pedagogies that prevail in our schools. There has been a great deal of discussion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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 – 2016-02-25 
    Psychology Press

  • Learning in Sports Coaching

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Lee Nelson, Ryan Groom, Paul Potrac

    The facilitation of learning is a central feature of coaches’ and coach educators’ work. Coaching students and practitioners are, as a result, being expected to give increasing levels of thought towards how they might help to develop the knowledge and practical skills of others. Learning in Sports…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 

  • 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 – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Philosophy of Physical Education

    A New Perspective

    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 – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Rip current prediction system for swimmer safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video

    By Leo Sembiring

    Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27
    Ethics and Sport

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    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

  • The Youth Olympic Games

    Edited by Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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