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  1. Children and Exercise XXIV

    The Proceedings of the 24th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Toivo Jurimae, Neil Armstrong, Jaak Jurimae

    Children and Exercise XXIV presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into six thematic...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Evolutionary Playwork

    2nd Edition

    By Bob Hughes

    Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Sport Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Hastie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport Education: International Perspectives presents a series of studies of the innovative pedagogical model that has taken the physical education world by storm. Since the emergence of the Sport Education model in the mid-1990s, it has been adopted and adapted in physical education programs around...

    Published September 8th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Joseph (Joe) Baker, Steve Cobley, Jörg Schorer

    Identifying talent in athletes and developing that ability to its fullest potential is a central concern of sport scientists, sports coaches and sports policy makers. This book offers a comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in talent identification and development in sport, from the...

    Published August 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Physical Education Futures

    By David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Can we imagine a future in which physical education in schools no longer exists? In this controversial and powerful meditation on physical education, David Kirk argues that a number of different futures are possible. Kirk argues that multi-activity, sport-based forms of physical education have...

    Published June 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Coaching Children in Sport

    Edited by Ian Stafford

    All coaches working with children will know that they differ substantially from adults in their capabilities, capacity for development and in their ability to meet the demands that sport places upon them. Coaching Children in Sport provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible guide to core...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Adventure Education

    An Introduction

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organization and administration of sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports development as an activity...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Key Themes in Youth Sport

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge