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  1. The End of the Obesity Epidemic

    By Michael Gard

    Despite apocalyptic predictions from a vocal alliance of health professionals, politicians and social commentators that rising obesity levels would lead to a global health crisis, the crisis has not materialised. In this provocative follow up to his classic work of obesity scepticism, The Obesity...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Key Themes in Youth Sport

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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