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  1. The Really Useful Physical Education Book

    Learning and Teaching Across the 7–14 Age Range

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    Series: The Really Useful

    The Really Useful Physical Education Book provides training and practising teachers with guidance and ideas to teach physical education effectively and imaginatively across the seven to fourteen age range. It is underpinned by easy-to-understand theory and links to the curriculum and...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Mary O'Sullivan, Ann MacPhail

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. What Great Coaches Do Differently

    11 Elements of Effective Coaching

    By Rob Haworth, Todd Whitaker

    This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches,...

    Published May 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Physical Literacy

    Throughout the Lifecourse

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    What is physical literacy? What are the benefits of being physically literate? The term ‘physical literacy’ describes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, understanding and knowledge that individuals develop in order to maintain physical activity at an appropriate level throughout their...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law

    By Hazel Hartley

    It is important for anybody involved in sport and physical recreation to be aware of the legal context in which their activity takes place, to develop an understanding of their legal responsibilities and to know what might happen if something goes wrong. Sport, Physical Recreation and the Law is...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Positive Youth Development Through Sport

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as...

    Published May 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Disability and Youth Sport

    Edited by Hayley Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Physical Education Reader

    Edited by Richard Bailey, David Kirk

    Physical Education teaching and research is fundamental to the physical and social health of our communities. The Routledge Physical Education Reader presents an authoritative and representative selection of the very best international scholarship in PE, drawn from across the full topical range of...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Sports Coaching

    The Social, Cultural and Pedagogical Foundations of Coaching Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Tania G. Cassidy, Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac

    Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and...

    Published August 4th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Developing Sport Expertise

    Researchers and Coaches put Theory into Practice

    Edited by Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker, Clare MacMahon

    An athlete’s development from ‘ordinary’ talent to elite accomplishment in sport is a long one. The emergence and fine tuning of high level sport skills takes place in increments over many years and is a journey that fascinates sport scientists, sports coaches and sports fans alike. Developing...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge