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Forthcoming Youth Sport Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 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. Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach

    By Kimberly L. Oliver, David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Becoming a Sports Coach

    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert

    A ‘coach’ is more than just somebody who leads in the organisation and delivery of structured sport. The role of a coach goes beyond leadership, requiring an understanding of theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. Becoming a Sports Coach aims to...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Edited by John McCarthy

    This is a ground-breaking volume that will help coaches, sport directors, parents, and educators think about their sport in a new way. Containg examples of "Sport System reDesign" in current youth sport enterprises from around the globe, the authors provide a toolkit for anyone involved in...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity

    A Practical Introduction

    By Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    There is a need in physical education for new, research-informed, practical ways of engaging children and young people in lifelong physical activity. This book introduces Cooperative Learning, a pedagogical approach to engaging students, from the practitioner’s perspective. Written by authors with...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are becoming sedentary, failing to adhere to health and physical activity messages, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Advances in Coach Education and Development

    From research to practice

    Edited by Wayne Allison, Andy Abraham, Andy Cale

    The aim of this book is to highlight and communicate the advances made in coach education and development through collaborative research co-ordinated by the English Football Association. The FA is the only national governing body of sport to run a coaching research program, drawing on world-class...

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Science and Football VIII

    Edited by Jens Bangsbo, Peter Krustrup, Peter Riis Hansen, Laila Ottesen, Anne-marie Elbe

    Science and Football VIII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Olympic Education

    An International Review

    Edited by Roland Naul, Deanna Binder, Ian Culpan, Antonin Rychtecky

    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 May 15th 2016 by Routledge