Sports & Leisure Studies: Physical Education

  • School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century book cover

    School Physical Education and Teacher Education

    Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann MacPhail, Hal Lawson

    Setting a common international agenda for physical education, this book asks how physical education and physical education teacher education can be reconfigured together so that they are responsive to change in today’s fast-paced, diverse and uncertain global society.  It argues that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin A. Haegele, Samuel R. Hodge, Deborah R. Shapiro

    This handbook represents the first comprehensive and evidence-based review of theory, research, and practice in the field of adapted physical education (APE). Exploring philosophical and foundational aspects of APE, the book outlines the main conceptual frameworks informing research and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Debates in Physical Education book cover

    Debates in Physical Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan Capel, Richard Blair

    This new and updated second edition of Debates in Physical Education explores issues physical education teachers encounter in their daily lives. By engaging with both established and contemporary debates, this volume challenges readers to think about and reflect on the relative validity of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • Inclusive Physical Education Around the World: Origins, Cultures, Practices book cover

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World

    Origins, Cultures, Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Heck, Martin E. Block

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World is the first book to survey inclusive physical education worldwide, to examine the history of inclusive physical education across different regions, and to compare their policy, practice and educational cultures. Featuring the work of leading…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture book cover

    The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Bjørset Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies book cover

    Coach Education and Development in Sport

    Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Callary, Brian Gearity

    Global interest in quality sport coaching is at an all-time high, but until now, there hasn’t been a go-to resource to help national governing bodies, sport organizations, or coach educators within universities to structure coach education, learning, and development. Coach Education and Development…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Football as Medicine: Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion book cover

    Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance book cover

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Tracey D Matthews, Kimberly T Kostelis

    Designing and Conducting Research in Health and Human Performance, 2nd edition shows students how to become effective producers and consumers of health and human performance research. Like the first edition, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education: Empowering Critical Thinking book cover

    Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, and youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physicalactivity settings. Outlining realistic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.: How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics book cover

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases book cover

    Care in Sport Coaching

    Pedagogical Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colum Cronin, Kathleen Armour

    While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the development of caring relationships with athletes. Recent high-profile incidents of abuse in sport…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

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