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  • Youth Leadership in Sport and Physical Educationby Tom Martinek; Don Hellison

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    This book responds to the needs of urban youth by describing youth development principles in physical activity programs. These programs are built on urban kids' assets and promise rather than their deficits. Included are ways of transferring skills from specific programs to everyday settings. more...

  • Sport Sociologyby Paul Beedie; Peter Craig

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 44.00

    An accessible core text on Sport Sociology, now fully revised and updated. more...

  • You Can Play!by Brenda Loube

    HTA Books 2011; US$ 10.99

    Aimed at helping women of all ages—who otherwise do not play sports—find enjoyment in team-based physical activity, this guide provides inspiration for helping them get into the game. It offers practical advice for those hesitant to compete in addition to stories from real women of all ages and physical conditions that encourage and motivate readers... more...

  • Krafttraining bei Kindern und Jugendlichenby Michael Fröhlich; Jürgen Gießing; Andreas Strack

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 13.50

    Wie lässt sich ein altersgerechtes Krafttraining anleiten und ausüben? Welche positiven Effekte kann Krafttraining bei Therapie und Übergewicht haben? Und sollten Kinder und Jugendliche überhaupt schon Krafttraining durchführen? Während Befürworter positive Effekte wie körperliche Kräftigung, eine Verbesserung der Leistungsfähigkeit und eine Steigerung... more...

  • Long-Distance Hiking: Lessons from the Appalachian Trailby Roland Mueser

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 16.95

    Proving that no sacrifice is too great in the name of science, avid hiker Roland Mueser once devised a controlled experiment and carried it out during blackfly season in the woods and swamps near his New Jersey home: He ran a 4-mile course through the woods wearing DEET repellent on alternate days, and tallied the number of bites sustained during... more...

  • Teaching Primary Physical Educationby Julia Lawrence

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    A new textbook on teaching physical education for students training to teach in primary education providing a broad overview of theory and practice in PE and supported by a range of online material. more...

  • Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sportby Symeon Dagkas; Kathleen Armour

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' ?  Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's statement reflects a widely held view that sport can... more...

  • Sports Coaching Researchby Anthony Bush; Michael Silk; David Andrews; Hugh Lauder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms of sports coaching knowledge are problematized and... more...

  • Contemporary Developments in Games Teachingby Richard Light; John Quay; Stephen Harvey; Amanda Mooney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The teaching of games is a central component of any physical education or youth sport programme. Contemporary Developments in Games Teaching brings together leading international researchers and practitioners in physical education and sports coaching to examine new approaches in games teaching and team sport coaching that are player/student-centred... more...

  • Yoga Adjustmentsby Mark Stephens; Shiva Rea

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 18.99

    The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students. Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of touch... more...