Sports & Leisure Studies: Physical Education

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • The Politics of Physical Activity book cover

    The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and Student Learning book cover

    Physical Activity and Student Learning

    1st Edition

    By Tara Stevens

    Discussions of physical activity in schools often focus on health-related outcomes, but there is also evidence for its integral role in academic achievement, cognition, and psychological adjustment. Written by a scientist-practitioner, Physical Activity and Student Learning explores the effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Physical Literacy across the World book cover

    Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book outlines the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom. The book outlines…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Behavior Management in Physical Education: A Practical Guide book cover

    Behavior Management in Physical Education

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Alstot, Crystal D. Alstot

    Behavior Management in Physical Education provides evidence-based, practical guidance on behavior management in the physical education classroom. Readers will learn how to identify and define problem behavior, discover the reasons behind misbehavior, create thriving classrooms via the incorporation…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching: Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    Athlete-centred coaching for individual sports, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health book cover

    Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

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

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

3Series in Physical Education

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