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  1. Defining Physical Education (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Construction of a School Subject in Postwar Britain

    By David Kirk

    First published in 1992, David Kirk’s book analyses the public debate leading up to the 1987 General Election over the place and purpose of physical education in British schools. By locating this debate in a historical context, specifically in the period following the end of the Second World War,...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Physical Education

    Edited by David Kirk

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    As academic thinking about and around physical education continues to flourish and develop, this new title in the Routledge series, Major Themes in Education, meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of the subject’s vast literature and the continuing explosion in research...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. International Research in Science and Soccer

    Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams

    International Research in Science and Soccer showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from world-leading researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grass roots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of...

    Published July 14th 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge