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Forthcoming Youth Sport Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Edited by John McCarthy

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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. A real coach goes beyond leadership, employing an understanding of pedagogy and theories of teaching and learning. To become a coach you must know how people learn. This book aims to introduce the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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