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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Youth Sports Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Sports Fundraising

    Dynamic Methods for Schools, Universities and Youth Sport Organizations

    By David J Kelley

    Sports Fundraising is a complete introduction to fundamental principles and best practice in sports fundraising. Focusing on the particular challenges of fundraising in intercollegiate and interscholastic sport, and for youth sport organizations, the book is designed to help students develop the...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Kathleen Armour, Doune Macdonald

    This is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport. It guides the reader through the whole research process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching
    Edited by Heather Piper, Dean Garratt, Bill Taylor
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  2. The Politics of the Male Body in Global Sport: The Danish Involvement
    By Hans Bonde
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport
    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green
    To Be Published July 15th 2015
  4. Becoming a Sports Coach
    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  5. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities
    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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