Physical Education Products

  • Rip Current Prediction System for Swimmer Safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-23
    CRC Press
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

  • Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    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

  • 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

  • Becoming a Sports Coach

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Youth Olympic Games

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Children and Exercise XIX

    Promoting health and well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by N. Armstrong

    The XIXth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology was held in Moretonhampstead, UK in September 1997 drawing together academic and medical experts from 26 countries under the theme of promoting health and well-being. This book contains the full text of the 11…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Taylor & Francis

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach, 1st Edition

    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

  • Adventure Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    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

  • Understanding Primary Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert, Jim Denison

    Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    1st Edition

    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

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