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  • Learning to Winby Pamela Grundy

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Over the past century, high school and college athletics have grown into one of America's most beloved--and most controversial--institutions, inspiring great loyalty while sparking fierce disputes. In this richly detailed book, Pamela Grundy examines the many meanings that school sports took on in North Carolina, linking athletic programs at state... more...

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Educationby David Kirk; Patricia Vertinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, lose control in the years following... more...

  • 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...

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogiesby Catherine D. Ennis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 240.00

    The first fully comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in physical education to be published in over a decade, this handbook represents an essential, evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in PE. Showcasing the latest research and theoretical work, it offers important insights into effective curriculum... 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... 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...