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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 106 new and published books in the subject of Physical Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice

    By Daniel Memmert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Creativity is an essential component of sport performance. The player who can make decisions that are both unexpected – and therefore less easily predicted by his/her opponent – and appropriate is the player who is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new book Daniel Memmert explores...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching

    Edited by Heather Piper, Dean Garratt, Bill Taylor

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book focuses on sports coaching and sports teaching and how touching young sports participants has been redefined as dubious and dangerous. Coaches are constrained by a framework of regulations and guidelines which create anxiety, and many coaches now question the risks and benefits of their...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adventure Sports Coaching

    Edited by Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Primary Physical Education

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last three decades sports coaching has evolved from a set of customary practices based largely on tradition and routine into a sophisticated, reflective and multi-disciplinary profession. In parallel with this, coach education and coaching studies within higher education have developed...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Introduction

    By David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Curriculum is the focal point for the study of educational practice. It is the area in which individual, group and societal needs and interests meet and is consequently the source of much friction and contention. This book, first published in 1988, introduces students to some of the major...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge