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  1. 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

  2. Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Children, Obesity and Exercise

    Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

    Edited by Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King, Nuala M. Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic. Children, Obesity and...

    Published July 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Sport and Crime Reduction

    The Role of Sports in Tackling Youth Crime

    By Geoff Nichols

    The use of sports-based activity programmes as a means of tackling crime has been explored in a number of countries worldwide, particularly in relation to the prevention of re-offending in the ten to eighteen age bracket. However, until now there has been no definitive and rigorous analysis of the...

    Published May 7th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Chandler, Wray Vamplew, Tim Chandler, Mike Cronin, Mike Cronin

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School

    By Steve Kennewell, Andrew Connell, Anthony Edwards

    Series: Routledge Teaching Guides

    This practical and accessible workbook is designed to support student and newly qualified teachers as they develop their basic teaching skills. A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School draws on the best available research concerning student-teachers’ needs and approaches to...

    Published March 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Child Welfare in Football

    An Exploration of Children's Welfare in the Modern Game

    By Celia Brackenridge, Andy Pitchford, Kate Russell, Gareth Nutt

    Sport and those who run it have an important duty to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young participants. This text presents the findings of a unique research project into the experiences of a wide range of stakeholders in contemporary youth soccer, exploring crucial issues of child protection,...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Sports Coach as Educator

    Re-conceptualising Sports Coaching

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones

    Teaching athletes to improve their performance is the essence of sports coaching. In response to new government-led initiatives to invest in and develop coaching, this book is the first introduction to pedagogical theory for coaching. Bringing helpful insights from educational theory to bear on...

    Published June 27th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Sport Education in Physical Education

    Research Based Practice

    Edited by Dawn Penney, Gill Clarke, Mandy Quill, Gary Kinchin

    Sport Education is an exciting approach to the teaching of PE. Sport Education: Research Based Practice presents teachers with a framework for developing units of work that will provide their students with challenging and enjoyable sporting experiences that involve them in an array of roles. In...

    Published April 24th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport

    By Paulo David

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge