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  • Workplace Learning in Physical Educationby Tony Rossi; lisahunter; Erin Christensen; Doune Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Pre-service and beginning teachers have to negotiate an unfamiliar and often challenging working environment, in both teaching spaces and staff spaces. Workplace Learning in Physical Education explores the workplace of teaching as a site of professional learning. Using stories and narratives from the experiences of pre-service and beginning teachers,... more...

  • Mentoring in Physical Education and Sports Coachingby Fiona C. Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Mentoring is a core element of any successful teacher education or coach education programme, with evidence suggesting that teachers and coaches who are mentored early in their careers are more likely to become effective practitioners. Physical education and sports coaching share important pedagogical, practical and cultural terrain, and mentoring... more...

  • Becoming a Physical Education Teacherby Gary Stidder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Teaching physical education is a challenging but rewarding occupation. Finding a way into the profession can be a daunting task while regular changes in government policy can make it hard to stay up to date. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary school physical education, from the various routes of... more...

  • The Temple of Perfectionby Eric Chaline

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 30.00

    These days there is only one right answer when someone asks you what you are doing after work. Hitting the gym! With an explosion of apps, clothing, devices, and countless DVDs, fitness has never felt more modern, and the gym is its holy laboratory, alive with machinery, sweat, and dance music. But we are far from the first to pursue bodily perfection?the... more...

  • Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Bodyby Bruce Lee; John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Learn the secrets to obtaining Bruce Lee's astounding physique with this insightful martial arts training book. The Art of Expressing the Human Body , a title coined by Bruce Lee himself to describe his approach to martial arts, documents the techniques he used so effectively to perfect his body for superior health and muscularity. Beyond his... more...

  • Mercy!by Curt Smith

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50

    The Green Monster. The Triangle. Pesky?s Pole. They are but a few of the defining features of Fenway Park, home base for legions of devoted Red Sox fans. Now, a hundred years after Fenway first opened its gates, Mercy! tells the park?s history through Red Sox radio and TV announcers recalling and commemorating the American institution. Mercy! ... more...

  • Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary Schoolby Susan Capel; Margaret Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.95

    Praise for previous editions: 'A wealth of advice on generic aspects of teaching and learning in Physical Education ...The accessibility of the text, and constant reference to ways of adapting suggestions to different situations, make this book particularly "user-friendly" and suitable for student-teachers in diverse settings' ? European Physical... more...

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Educationby Kimberly L. Oliver; David Kirk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of physical activity, and suffering negative consequences... more...

  • Developing Personal, Social and Moral Education through Physical Educationby Anthony Laker

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Personal, social and moral development through physical education and sport is a relatively under-researched area. Most teaching concentrates on the performance aspect of physical education, while the National Curriculum requires teachers to address a number of 'non-physical' outcomes such as learning rules, teamwork, cooperation and competition.... more...

  • Sites of Sportby John Bale; Patricia Vertinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The study of built environments such as gymnasiums, football stadiums, swimmimg pools and skating rinks provides unique information about the historical enclosure of the gendered and sexualised body, the body's capabilities, needs and desires. It illuminates the tensions between the globalising tendencies of sport and the importance of local culture... more...