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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 31.95
An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as problems waiting to be solved. From the perspective... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00
Offers a rationale for why outdoor play is essential in young children's lives and learning. This book identifies principles underpinning the design of challenging outdoor play environments and examines how children use and transform space to create their own imaginary worlds. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95
Creative Approaches to Physical Education provides guidance on how to develop innovative new approaches to the delivery of each area of the National Curriculum for PE at Key Stages 2 and 3. The ideas have all been successfully developed in schools where every child has been encouraged to find success and to express themselves in new ways that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 61.95
Successful sports coaching is as dependent on utilising good teaching and social practices as it is about expertise in sport skills and tactics. Understanding Sports Coaching offers an innovative introduction to the theory and practice of sports coaching, highlighting the social, cultural and pedagogical concepts underpinning good coaching practice.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text ? the first of its kind ? is to introduce the reader to key concepts in disability and disability sport and to examine the complex... more...
- Human Kinetics 2008; US$ 19.95
Dedication, passion, obsession?for serious endurance athletes, coaches, duathletes, and triathletes, the quest for improvement never ends. Knowing they can shave time from the previous performance, they seek out the latest in research and training techniques. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 60.00
This easy-to-use introduction explores all of the contemporary issues and enduring themes in physical education, focusing on the United Kingdom but incorporating a global dimension. The wide range of topics covered include: the nature and purposes of physical education; the current ?state? of physical education; policy towards physical education and... more...
- Nomad Press 2004; US$ 13.95
This inside look at the athletic recruiting process reveals exactly how the athletic recruiting game is played by coaches, prospects, parents, administrators, admissions officers, and even college presidents in the Ivy League and NESCAC. This book tells how Trinity College became better than Harvard, Princeton, and Yale in squash by recruiting around... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analysing data, to reporting the research, all of which is richly illustrated... more...