Sports & Leisure Studies: Physical Education

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching book cover

    Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport: Reflecting on Practice book cover

    Conducting Practitioner Research in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Reflecting on Practice

    By Ashley Casey, Tim Fletcher, Lee Schaefer, Doug Gleddie

    There is now a widespread expectation that teachers and coaches should be reflective practitioners, an expectation written into national standards of education in many countries. This innovative book introduces the methods by which teachers and coaches can conduct research into their own…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education

    Edited by Gerald Griggs, Kirsten Petrie

    The Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education goes further than any other book in exploring the specific theoretical and practical components of teaching PE at primary or elementary school level. As the most comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in primary PE yet published,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sports Coaching: The Basics book cover

    Sports Coaching: The Basics

    By Laura Purdy

    Sports Coaching: The Basics is an engaging and provocative introduction to sports coaching which combines coaches’ views and experiences of their work with discussions and topical issues that feature in this fast-growing field. In doing so, coaches are placed at the centre of the discussions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes book cover

    Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education: Beyond the Confines book cover

    Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Beyond the Confines

    Edited by Tony Jeffs, Jon Ord

    This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health book cover

    Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Joe Piggin

    This edited collection includes articles which examine the complex relationships between sport, physical activity and public health. It reflects a current expansion in academic, policy and practice interest in sport and physical activity for public health. Our contributors discuss issues connected…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: PE and Sports book cover

    Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: PE and Sports

    2nd Edition

    By Crispin Andrews

    This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making PE lessons accessible, rewarding and exciting for all pupils, including those with special needs. The author draws on a wealth of experience to share his understanding of special…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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