Advanced Studies in Physical Education and Sport

Author: Paul Beashel,John Alderson

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174482345

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 443

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" ... Written for students following advanced level courses in PE and Sport Studies from the AEB or Cambridge examining bodies. It also provides a sound introduction to the subjects for students following degree or similar level courses in Higer Education"--Back cover.

OCR A2 PE Student Book

Author: Dave Carnell,Ken Mackreth

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780435466855

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 544

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A complete resource package that covers the new OCR specification. It has been designed and written with a strong focus on assessment to help students get the best results in the qualification.

AS Level Textbook

Author: John Honeybourne,Michael Hill,Helen Moors

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748753031

Category: Education

Page: 226

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A key text for all AS-level courses in PE and Sport, this updated version has a complete coverage of subject areas for the Edexcel, OCR and AQA specifications. With colour photographs and illustrations of anatomy and physiology, regular exercises to reinforce understanding and opportunities for structured revision, the book covers all course requirements. It is written by current examiners and teachers.

Sport and Physical Education in China

Author: Robin Jones,James (Jim) Riordan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135814325

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 280

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Written by a number of expert scholars from around the world, including China itself, with the aim of extending knowledge and taking the cross-cultural study of PE and sport beyond the descriptive level, this book provides unique and up to date material. Subjects covered include: *ancient and modern history *structure, administration and finance *PE in schools and colleges *elite sport *sport science and medicine *gender issues. Anyone wishing to gain an insight into the PE and sporting experience of Chinese citizens both in historical and contemporary society will find this book essential reading. It is an indispensable resource for students taking comparative sport studies courses, sports historians, and academics with a general interest in the cross-cultural field.

Understanding Sport

An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport

Author: John Horne,Alan Tomlinson,Garry Whannel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135921075

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole. Theoretically rigorous yet accessible, Understanding Sport includes: up-to-date coverage of key socio-cultural issues suggested further reading, to expand students' understanding of the topics introduced end-of-chapter essay topics and questions, to help students consolidate their knowledge extensive referenece lists and a thematic index, to direct sutdents and lecturers toward further research materials.

Principles of Physical Education and Sports Studies, and Research in All Nations

Author: Noriaki Osada

Publisher: CCB Publishing

ISBN: 1926585682

Category: Education

Page: 341

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Noriaki Osada, teacher and philosopher, first published his revolutionary book Theory of International Physical Education and Sports Studies for the Achievement of Peace. With the offering before you, Principles of Physical Education and Sports Studies, and Research in All Nations, Mr. Osada continues his quest, elaborating on the theory of enlisting sports in the service of mankind as a means of promoting world peace. Today the Olympic Games represent a similar endeavor, but Mr. Osada's works not only create a broader vision, but provide practical methods for making that dream a reality. The specific sports covered here are martial arts, skating, gymnastics, skiing, and dance, but the principles can be applied to all sports. An absolute must for physical education experts, this is an exciting and powerful work. About the Author: Noriaki Osada was born in Kyoto, Japan, on March 19, 1949. He has a bachelor's degree from Osaka Physical Education College and an M.A. from National Osaka Education College. He also studied philosophy at Kyoto University as an auditing student. Mr. Osada continues his work in international physical education and sports studies as the founder of Olympic Education for people around the world, is a lifetime member of ICHPERSD (International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports, & Dance), and is also a member of AAHPERD (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance).

A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School

Author: Susan Capel,Peter Breckon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135076391

Category: Education

Page: 282

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A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School is written for all student teachers on university and school-based initial teacher education courses. It offers a wealth of tried and tested strategies together with practical activities and materials to support both your teaching and your pupils’ learning. It is designed for you to dip in and out of, to enable you to focus on specific areas of teaching or foci on your course. This second edition is fully updated with the most recent research and developments in the field and includes brand new chapters. Key topics covered include: Understanding your own views about your subjectNEW Lesson planning and schemes of work Physical Education and Key Skills Using ICT Cross-curricular teaching and learningNEW Safe practice, risk assessment and risk management Applying theories of learning to your practice Helping pupils meet intended learning outcomesNEW Promoting positive behaviourNEW Overcoming barriers and maximising the achievement of all pupilsNEW Assessing learning Working with others Reflective practice and action research. Photocopiable resources offer easy assistance in lesson observation, planning, preparation, delivery and evaluation. An annotated further reading section at the end of each chapter provides advice about selection of the best resources on the web and elsewhere. Illustrated throughout with examples of existing good practice, this highly practical resource offers valuable support and inspiration to all student teachers as well as those in the early years of their teaching career. A Practical Guide to Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary School, 2nd edition is a companion to Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School, 3rd edition and can be used to reinforce the basic teaching skills covered in that core textbook. The book can also be used equally successfully on its own.

Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

Author: John Honeybourne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134273258

Category: Education

Page: 160

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This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also examines the ways in which skills can be developed most effectively and addresses issues such as: characteristics and classifications of abilities and skills in sport information processing in sport motor programmes and motor control phases of learning presentation of skills and practices. A valuable resource for students and teachers in physical education, sport studies and sports science courses as well as for coaches who want to develop their theoretical knowledge.

Equity and Difference in Physical Education, Youth Sport and Health

A Narrative Approach

Author: Fiona Dowling,Hayley Fitzgerald,Anne Flintoff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415601495

Category: Education

Page: 190

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This text confronts issues of equity and difference through the innovative use of narrative method, telling stories of difference that enable students, academics and professionals alike to engage both emotionally and cognitively with the subject.

A-level Physical Education

The Reflective Performer

Author: David Kirk

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736033923

Category: Education

Page: 373

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Written by an outstanding team of authors, A-Level Physical Education: The Reflective Performerwas created to meet the specific subject criteria that the Qualifications Curriculum Authority (QCA) has stipulated for the development of A-level specifications in physical education in England and Wales. This indispensable text is comprehensive, accessible and up to date. The content of the text corresponds perfectly to the QCA criteria for A-level study in sport, preparing students as thoroughly as possible for course exams and university-level study. The book presents comprehensive coverage of every dimension of performance studied in A-level physical education: - Educational, ethical and psychological - Biophysical - Historical - Social and cultural - Political and policy-related The book is written specifically with A-level students in mind, so it presents the information clearly and accessibly. It contains powerful teaching tools designed to enhance student learning. Each chapter begins with an overview of the topics discussed, an introduction and target learning outcomes to help students identify the chapter's objectives. Margin notes throughout the text point out key information, allowing students to review the important points and providing an easy-to-follow structure. The book incorporates numerous action-oriented task assignments that allow students to check their understanding of key concepts. The tasks give students an opportunity to put their education to work in practical applications so that they can see how theoretical issues affect real-life situations. Each chapter concludes with a summary and a list of resources for further information. There are also exam-style questions and answers. Students can use the study questions to test themselves on the material, then check their answers for immediate feedback on their progress. The information in A-Level Physical Education: The Reflective Performercan be adapted easily to meet the unique curriculum requirements of different examination-board specifications. Educators can use the corresponding electronic teacher guide and Web site to modify, arrange and supplement the information in the text. The ancillary materials make it easy to find and integrate supplementary information without searching through multiple resources. Because the authors are active researchers who are specialists in their fields, A-Level Physical Education: The Reflective Performercontains the most up-to-date information available. David Kirk and Dawn Penney have been consultants to the QCA for the accreditation of A-level physical education courses. David Kirk, Dawn Penney, Robin Burgess-Limerick and Trish Gorely are lecturers at distinguished universities and are experts on the policy, pedagogy, history and sociology of physical education and sport development as well as biomechanics, physiology, and sport and exercise psychology. Colette Maynard is a teacher adviser for physical education in the Worcestershire Local Education Authority. For a comprehensive, student-friendly, adaptable text that meets QCA and examination-board requirements, turn to A-Level Physical Education: The Reflective Performer. It's a complete resource for A-level study in physical education.

Assessment in Physical Education

A Sociocultural Perspective

Author: Peter Hay,Dawn Penney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415602726

Category: Education

Page: 150

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Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical education there remains significant debate regarding the subject knowledge, skills and understandings that should be assessed, in what ways and at what points in students' education this should occur. Divided into three parts, Assessment in Physical Education makes an important contribution to our understanding of the socio-cultural issues associated with assessment in physical education, in terms of its systemic development as well as at the level of pedagogic relations between physical education teachers and their students. It provides readers with an insightful critique and theoretically informed ideas for rethinking assessment policies and practices in physical education. This book will be of interest to advanced students and researchers in physical education and youth sport studies, as well as those involved in initial teacher education and teacher professional development.

Research and Practice in Physical Education

Author: Ger Halbert,Ann MacPhail,Deborah Tannehill,Frances Murphy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415698634

Category: Education

Page: 207

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Research findings in education can provide invaluable insight into how teaching practice can be improved, but research papers are often inaccessible and hard to digest. This innovative new text is designed to assist physical education students, pre-service teachers, practising teachers and teacher educators to learn how to read research and to apply it to practice in primary and secondary physical education. The text also provides insights and implications for those working with young people in physical activity and sport settings. The book presents a clear, step-by-step guide to how to read and interpret research, followed by a series of short and engaging introductions to contemporary research studies on key topics in physical education, from classroom management and programme design to assessment and social issues. Each study is discussed from the point of view of researcher, teacher educator and primary and post primary teacher, providing the reader with invaluable insight into how to use research to generate new ideas and improve their teaching practice. Research and Practice in Physical Education is the perfect companion to any course in research methods, current issues, learning and teaching, or pedagogy and curriculum in physical education.

Cooperative Learning in Physical Education

A Research-based Approach

Author: Ashley Casey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415667380

Category: Education

Page: 180

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Cooperative Learning is a dynamic instructional model that can teach diverse content to students at different grade levels, with students working together in small, structured, heterogeneous groups to master subject content. It has a strong research tradition, is used frequently as a professional development tool in general education and is now emerging in physical education. This book defines Cooperative Learning in physical education and examines how to implement Cooperative Learning in a variety of educational settings. It explores Cooperative Learning in physical education from three main perspectives. The first, context of learning, provides descriptions of Cooperative Learning in different levels of education (elementary school, secondary school, and university physical education). The second, Cooperative Learning in the curriculum, offers case studies from teachers and researchers of their experiences of implementing Cooperative Learning within their own national context. The third perspective, key aspects of Cooperative Learning, examines how the different elements of the model have been foregrounded in efforts to enhance learning in physical education. As the only text to provide international perspectives, from eight different countries, of Cooperative Learning in physical education, this book is important reading for any student, researcher or teacher with an interest in physical education, sport education, sport pedagogy, curriculum development or methods for learning and teaching.

Complete Guide to Sport Education

Author: Daryl Siedentop,Peter A. Hastie,Hans Van der Mars

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736098380

Category: Education

Page: 209

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"Complete Guide to Sport Education, Second Edition," will help your students keep children active. It offers theory and application for games, sports, and fitness activities. The teacher resources make it easy to prepare for, administer, and assess the program. Children learn skills, fair play, and responsibility and will remain active outside of school.

Handbook of Physical Education

Author: David Kirk,Doune Macdonald,Mary O'Sullivan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446206998

Category: Education

Page: 864

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`This is simply the physical education book of its time. The editors must be congratulated on bringing together so many quality authors from so many different parts of the world. As a handbook, it represents how far the study of physical education has moved forward in recent times. What we have is a clear portrayal of physical education at the start of the 21st century' - Mike Jess, University of Edinburgh `This Handbook is a "must read" for all physical educators who are serious about understanding their subject and developing their practices. The list of authors involved reads like a "who's who"' of physical education at a global level - the editors are to be commended on bringing together such collective expertise - this is a key strength of the book. The Handbook successfully expresses a view of knowledge about physical education pedagogy which embraces different research traditions and emerging areas of interest across the global scholarly community' - Jo Harris, Loughborough University `This comprehensive and eclectic exploration into the field of physical education draws on the vast expertise of its renowned international contributors with astounding results. The Handbook of Physical Education serves to firmly reinstate physical education to its position as the core discipline of sport and exercise science. The Handbook is destined to become an indispensable academic resource for scholars, students and enthusiasts of physical education for years to come' - Pilvikki Heikinaro-Johansson, University of Jyväskylä What is the current condition of the field of physical education? How has it adapted to the rise of kinesiology, sport and exercise science and human movement studies over the last thirty years? This Handbook provides an authoritative critical overview of the field and identifies future challenges and directions. The Handbook is divided in to six parts: - Perspectives and Paradigms in Physical Education Pedagogy Research; - Cross-disciplinary Contributions to Research on Physical Education; - Learners and Learning in Physical Education; - Teachers, Teaching and Teacher Education in Physical Education; - Physical Education Curriculum; - Difference and Diversity in Physical Education. This benchmark work is essential reading for educators and students in the field of physical education.

Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education

Author: Gerald Griggs,Kirsten Petrie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134819307

Category: Education

Page: 346

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The Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education goes further than any other book in exploring the specific theoretical and practical components of teaching PE at the primary or elementary school level. As the most comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in primary PE yet published, it represents an essential evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in this area. Written by a team of leading international primary PE specialists from academic and practitioner backgrounds, this handbook examines the three discourses that dominate contemporary PE: health, education and sport. With case studies from twelve countries, including the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Spain and South Korea, it provides a truly international perspective on key themes and issues such as: primary PE pedagogy, policy and curriculum development assessment and standards child development diversity and inclusion teacher training and professional development. Offering an unprecedented wealth of material, this handbook is an invaluable reference for any undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in primary physical education or any primary teacher training course with a physical education element.

Disability and Youth Sport

Author: Hayley Fitzgerald

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415470412

Category: Social Science

Page: 173

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How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book considers the relationship between sport and disability by exploring a range of questions such as these. Disability and Youth Sport further challenges current thinking and therefore serves to stimulate progressive debate in this area. Drawing on a breadth of literature from sports pedagogy, sociology of sport, disability studies, inclusive education, and adapted physical activity, a socially critical dialogue is developed where the voices of young disabled people are central. Topics covered include: researching disability and youth sport inclusion policy towards physical education and youth sport constructions of disability through youth sport the voices of young disabled people the historical context of disability sport With its comprehensive coverage and expert contributors from around the globe, this book is an ideal text for students at all levels with an interest in youth sport, disability studies, or sport policy.

Introduction to Kinesiology

Studying Physical Activity

Author: Shirl J. Hoffman

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450434320

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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"Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fourth Edition," offers the most cohesive introduction to the field of kinesiology available, giving students a solid background in the field and preparing them for further study and course work.