Sport Education Products

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Edited by John McCarthy

    This is a ground-breaking volume that will help coaches, sport directors, parents, and educators think about their sport in a new way.  Containg examples of "Sport System reDesign" in current youth sport enterprises from around the globe, the authors provide a toolkit for anyone involved in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2015-11-27 
    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

  • Adventure Sports Coaching

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge

  • Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Introduction

    By David Kirk

    The Curriculum is the focal point for the study of educational practice. It is the area in which individual, group and societal needs and interests meet and is consequently the source of much friction and contention. This book, first published in 1988, introduces students to some of the major…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Workplace Learning in Physical Education

    Emerging Teachers’ Stories from the Staffroom and Beyond

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Advances in Rugby Coaching

    An Holistic Approach

    By Richard Light, John R. Evans, Stephen Harvey, Rémy Hassanin

    Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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