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  1. School Health Education in Changing Times

    Policies, pedagogies and partnerships

    By Deana Leahy, Louise McCuaig, Lisette Burrows, Jan Wright, Dawn Penney

    The interaction between schools and young people, and the overall experience of attending school can provide a unique opportunity for health education which can be sustained and reinforced over time. This book explores the health-education interface and the complex nexus of discourses, principles...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Currently a great deal of public discourse around health is on the assumed relationship between childhood inactivity, young people’s diets, and a putative steep rise in obesity. Children and young people are increasingly being identified as a population at ‘risk’ in relation to these health...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic'

    Governing Bodies

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    Biopolitics and the ‘Obesity Epidemic’ is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

    Edited by Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Despite society’s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children’s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people’s lives. In this important...

    Published May 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Obesity Epidemic

    Science, Morality and Ideology

    By Michael Gard, Jan Wright

    Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody – including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments – has a role to play in the ‘war on obesity’. But is talk of an obesity ‘crisis’...

    Published April 26th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education

    Working with Students in Schools

    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...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    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...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Integrating Dynamics, Condition Monitoring and Control for the 21st Century

    DYMAC 99 - Proceedings of the first international conference, Manchester, UK, 1-3 September 1999

    Edited by Andrew G. Starr, Andrew Y.T. Leung, Jan R. Wright, David J. Sandoz

    The proceedings contain contributions from international experts and presents many advances in knowledge, ideas and new thinking. The papers are organised into sessions on advanced signal processing, applied mechanics, chaos theory, condition and process monitoring, vibration and noise control,...

    Published January 1st 1999 by CRC Press

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