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Forthcoming Physical Education Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 forthcoming new books in the subject of Physical Education — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published March 13th 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...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 that can make decisions that are both unexpected - and therefore less easily predicted by their opponent - and appropriate is the player that is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new study, Daniel Memmert explores...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Children and Exercise XIX

    Promoting health and well-being

    Edited by N. Armstrong

    The XIXth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology was held in Moretonhampstead, UK in September 1997 drawing together academic and medical experts from 26 countries under the theme of promoting health and well-being. This book contains the full text of the 11...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Edited by Jon Ord, Tony Jeffs

    This book explores the nature and purpose of outdoor, experiential and informal education and considers the ways in which this expanding field might exploit the opportunities it offers young people and adults to engage in reflective informal education. Bringing together a wide range of contributors...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach

    By David Kirk, Kimberly Oliver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, David Kirk and Kimberly Oliver call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge