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  1. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2007 by Routledge