Physical Education Products

  • School Sport Psychology

    Perspectives, Programs, and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Charles A Maher

    Find out how—and why—sports can help you better understand your studentsBecause participation in sports is an integral part of the educational experience for students in both public and private schools, it’s essential that school psychologists and counselors have a solid…

    Paperback – 2006-02-07

  • Sport Education in Physical Education

    Research Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Penney, Gill Clarke, Mandy Quill, Gary Kinchin

    Sport Education is an exciting approach to the teaching of PE. Sport Education: Research Based Practice presents teachers with a framework for developing units of work that will provide their students with challenging and enjoyable sporting experiences that involve them in an array of roles. In…

    Paperback – 2005-04-25

  • Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport, 1st Edition

    By Paulo David

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it…

    Paperback – 2004-12-09
    Ethics and Sport

  • Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education

    Working with Students in Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisette Burrows, Doune Macdonald, Jan Wright

    Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20

  • Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes…

    Paperback – 2003-10-23

  • Development of Movement Coordination in Children

    Applications in the Field of Ergonomics, Health Sciences and Sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geert Savelsbergh, Keith Davids, John van der Kamp, Simon J. Bennett

    Co-ordination of movement plays a key role in human development and is an important area in sport and health sciences. This book looks in detail at how children develop basic skills, such as walking and reaching for objects, and more complex skills such as throwing and catching a ball…

    Paperback – 2003-05-22

  • Safety and Risk in Primary School Physical Education

    1st Edition

    By John Severs

    Physical education and sport in schools is undergoing renewed emphasis and the primary sector key stages are rightly seen as fundamental elements in the new initiatives. The majority of primary school teachers are non-specialists and there is, therefore, a particular need for information on safe…

    Paperback – 2003-05-22

  • Sport and Physical Education in Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Hardman, Roland Naul

    Sport and physical education represent important components of German national life, from school and community participation, to elite, international level sport. This unique and comprehensive collection brings together material from leading German scholars to examine the role of sport and PE in…

    Paperback – 2002-03-28

  • Gender and Physical Education

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Penney

    Gender and Physical Education offers a critical and comprehensive commentary on issues relating to gender in PE and teacher education. The book challenges our understandings of gender, equity and identity in PE, establishing a conceptual and historical foundation for the issue, as well as…

    Paperback – 2002-02-28

  • Spoilsports

    Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Sport, 1st Edition

    By Celia Brackenridge

    Sexual exploitation in sport is a problem that has beset both male and female athletes privately for decades but which has only recently emerged as a public issue. Spoilsports is the first comprehensive review of this issue, integrating pioneering academic research, theoretical perspectives, and…

    Paperback – 2001-06-21
    Ethics and Sport

  • Issues in Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel, Susan Piotrowski

    Issues in Physical Education stimulates student-teachers, NQTs and practising physical education teachers to reflect on issues important to improving teaching in physical education. It encourages reflection and debate as an important part of professional development. Issues discussed include: aims…

    Paperback – 2000-08-31
    Issues in Teaching Series

  • Sport and Physical Education in China

    1st Edition

    By Robin Jones, James (Jim) Riordan

    Written by a number of expert scholars from around the world, including China itself, with the aim of extending knowledge and taking the cross-cultural study of PE and sport beyond the descriptive level, this book provides unique and up to date material.Subjects covered include:*ancient and modern…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22

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