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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 100 new and published books in the subject of Physical Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Kathleen Armour

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Children and Exercise XXVII

    The Proceedings of the XXVIIth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology, September, 2011

    Edited by Craig Williams, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric sport and exercise science and medicine, including contributions from a wide range of leading international experts and early career researchers. The book begins with chapters devoted to the five invited...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Intervention and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Philosophy of Play

    Edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell, Malcolm MacLean

    Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 February 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Research and Practice in Physical Education

    By Deborah Tannehill, Ann MacPhail, Ger Halbert, Frances Murphy

    Research findings in education can provide invaluable insight into how teaching practice can be improved, but research papers are often inaccessible and hard to digest. This innovative new text is designed to assist physical education students, pre-service teachers, practising teachers and teacher...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge