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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Youth Sport — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and application

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Lifelong Engagement in Sport and Physical Activity

    Participation and Performance across the Lifespan

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt, Margaret Talbot

    Series: ICSSPE Perspectives

    Sport and physical activity should now be understood as lifelong activity, beginning in childhood, and accessible to participants of all levels of ability. This book offers an overview of some of the core concerns underlying lifelong engagement in sport and physical activity, encompassing...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Children and Exercise XXVII

    The Proceedings of the XXVIIth International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology, September, 2011

    Edited by Craig Williams, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric sport and exercise science and medicine, including contributions from a wide range of leading international experts and early career researchers. The book begins with chapters devoted to the five invited...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Sports Coaching

    Connecting Theory to Practice

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Kieran Kingston

    An Introduction to Sports Coaching provides students with an accessible and engaging guide to the scientific, social scientific, medical and pedagogical theory that underlies the practice of quality sports coaching. Now in a fully updated and revised second edition, it introduces students to the...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Science and Soccer

    Developing Elite Performers

    Edited by Mark A. Williams

    Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world's most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Children and Exercise XXV

    The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Georges Baquet, Serge Berthoin

    Children and Exercise XXV presents the latest research in the field of paediatric exercise sciences, focusing on the interaction between physical activity, exercise or sport on the one hand, and nutrition, metabolism regulation, cardio-respiratory function or muscle function on the other....

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Game Sense

    Pedagogy for Performance, Participation and Enjoyment

    By Richard Light

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Game Sense is an exciting and innovative approach to coaching and physical education that places the game at the heart of the session. It encourages the player to develop skills in a realistic context, to become more tactically aware, to make better decisions and to have more fun. Game Sense is a...

    Published June 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Primary Physical Education

    Edited by Gerald Griggs

    Physical Education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. The primary years are perhaps the most significant period for motor development in children, a time during which basic movement competencies are developed and which offers the first opportunity for embedding physical activity...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Girls, Gender and Physical Education: An Activist Approach
    By Kimberly L. Oliver, David Kirk
    To Be Published July 29th 2015
  2. Becoming a Sports Coach
    Edited by James Wallis, John Lambert
    To Be Published November 27th 2015
  3. Re-Designing Youth Sport
    Edited by John McCarthy
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  4. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport
    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith
    To Be Published December 31st 2015
  5. Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Practical Introduction
    By Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey
    To Be Published February 1st 2016

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