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  • Cooperative Learning in Physical Education and Physical Activityby Ben Dyson; Ashley Casey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    This book introduces Cooperative Learning as a research-informed, practical way of engaging children and young people in lifelong physical activity. ?Written by authors with over 40 years? experience as teachers and researchers, it addresses the practicalities of using Cooperative Learning in the teaching of physical education and physical activity... more...

  • Coaching Childrenby Kelly Sumich

    Acer Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    Coaching Children: Sports science essentials is the first book in Australia specifically aimed at helping community coaches and fitness professionals design safe and effective training programs for children. As obesity rates soar and levels of physical activity decline, this timely resource provides guidance for enhancing children’s engagement... more...

  • Teaching Physical Education in Primary Schoolby Janet L. Currie

    Acer Press 2013; US$ 31.95

    It is expected that, in today’s primary schools, all children will participate in regular, safe, fun and engaging movement and physical activity, as part of the national curriculum. And it goes without saying that primary school teachers are ideally placed to provide these learning experiences. Despite the mandate however, many teachers have had... more...

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Healthby Symeon Dagkas; Lisette Burrows

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions. This book is the first to offer critical sociological... more...

  • Teaching Health and Physical Education in Secondary Schoolby Janet L. Currie

    Acer Press 2014; US$ 27.34

    Teaching Health and Physical Education in Secondary Schoolis designed to assist pre-service and practising teachers in understandingHPE and how students learn about the influences of health, physical activity and optimisation of wellbeing.Combined with its companion resource,Teaching Physical Education in Primary School, this thorough guide supports... more...

  • Coaching Basketball For Dummiesby The National Alliance For Youth Sports; Greg Bach

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    So you?re thinking about volunteering to coach youth basketball? Great! You?re in for a fun, rewarding experience. Whether you?re new to the sport and looking for some guidance or you?re a seasoned coach hunting for some fresh tips, Coaching Basketball For Dummies will help you command the court with confidence. Each friendly chapter is packed with... more...

  • 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...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.90

    Blending sage advice with personal experiences and anecdotes, this unconventional book is an unusually thoughtful account of long-distance trekking on the Appalachian Trail. Mueser draws upon interviews and questionnaire data gathered from over 100 long distance hikers hoofing it through the Applachian Mountains. more...

  • Teaching Primary Physical Educationby Julia Lawrence

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 34.00

    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$ 54.95

    '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 contribute... more...