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Forthcoming Youth Sport Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 forthcoming new books in the subject of Youth Sport — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Health and Elite Sport

    Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?

    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Health and Elite Sport is the first book to critically examine the relationship between participation in high performance sport and health outcomes. Drawing on theory and empirical data from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and physical...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Teaching Tactical Creativity in Sport

    Research and Practice

    By Daniel Memmert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Creativity is an essential component of sport performance. The player that can make decisions that are both unexpected - and therefore less easily predicted by their opponent - and appropriate is the player that is likely to be successful. In this ground-breaking new study, Daniel Memmert explores...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Edited by Jon Ord, Tony Jeffs

    This book explores the nature and purpose of outdoor, experiential and informal education and considers the ways in which this expanding field might exploit the opportunities it offers young people and adults to engage in reflective informal education. Bringing together a wide range of contributors...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Physical Education

    By Gary Stidder, Jonathan Binney

    Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Physical Education challenges the traditional ‘one size fits all’ approach to PE. It explores a range of innovative, alternative activities that teachers can use to develop the physical literacy of their pupils from ages 7 to 18, encouraging...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Olympic Education

    An International Review

    By Roland Naul

    A fundamental component of the ‘Olympic ideal’ is the concept of ‘Olympic education’. This is the notion that sport can help children and young people develop essential life skills; that the development of motor abilities, social behaviour and a moral sense are vital parts of a balanced education...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge