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Primary Physical Education Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 32 new and published books in the subject of Primary Physical Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Moral Panic in Physical Education and Coaching

    Edited by Heather Piper, Dean Garratt, Bill Taylor

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book focuses on sports coaching and sports teaching and how touching young sports participants has been redefined as dubious and dangerous. Coaches are constrained by a framework of regulations and guidelines which create anxiety, and many coaches now question the risks and benefits of their...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Primary Physical Education

    By Gerald Griggs

    In order to become a more effective practitioner every teacher needs to have a sound understanding of the theoretical, social and historical context in which their work takes place. Understanding Primary Physical Education goes further than any other textbook in exploring the development of...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching

    Edited by Richard Light, John Quay, Stephen Harvey, Amanda Mooney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

    By Gary Stidder

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Workplace Learning in Physical Education

    Emerging Teachers’ Stories from the Staffroom and Beyond

    By Tony Rossi, lisahunter, Erin Christensen, Doune Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Pre-service and beginning teachers have to negotiate an unfamiliar and often challenging working environment, in both teaching spaces and staff spaces. Workplace Learning in Physical Education explores the workplace of teaching as a site of professional learning. Using stories and narratives from...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Complexity Thinking in Physical Education

    Reframing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research

    Edited by Alan Ovens, Tim Hopper, Joy Butler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In the past two decades, complexity thinking has emerged as an important theoretical response to the limitations of orthodox ways of understanding educational phenomena. Complexity provides ways of understanding that embrace uncertainty, non-linearity and the inevitable ‘messiness’ that is...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge