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.

Research in Physical Education and Sport

Exploring Alternative Visions
Author: Andrew Sparkes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780750700757
Category: Education
Page: 303
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Contributors offer challenges to conventional thinking on physical education and sport, considering a wide range of issues in light of phenomenology, ethnography, life histories, discourse analysis, feminist research, curriculum history, and action research. The sophistication of these studies may someday trickle down and influence that mean P.E. teacher who bosses your eight-year-old. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Sport and Physical Education in Germany


Author: Ken Hardman,Roland Naul
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135802912
Category: Education
Page: 256
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Sport and physical education represent important components of German national life, from school and community participation, to elite, international level sport. This unique and comprehensive collection brings together material from leading German scholars to examine the role of sport and PE in Germany from a range of historical and contemporary perspectives. Key topics include: * sport and PE in pre-war, post war and re-unified Germany * sport and PE in schools * coach education * elite sport and sport science * women and sport * sport and recreation facilities. This book offers an illuminating insight into how sport and PE have helped to shape Germany. It represents fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in the history and sociology of sport, and those working in German studies.

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.

Advanced PE and Sport


Author: John Honeybourne,Michael Hill,Helen Moors
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748775315
Category:
Page: 248
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This Teacher Support Pack supports the Advanced PE & Sport AS and A2 Level (3e) textbook, and offers student worksheets and activities directly related to the AQA specifications.

Sport and Physical Education in China


Author: James Riordan,Robin E. Jones
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780419247500
Category: Education
Page: 278
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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.

Physical Education, Sport and Schooling

Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education
Author: John Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315410877
Category: Education
Page: 248
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In Britain the physical education curriculum has been experiencing a period of unrest. For many teachers the practices of decades have become problematic features of their curriculum and teaching. This book, first published in 1986, explores the experiences of teachers and pupils in programmes of physical education from a sociological perspective. In explores a range of issues relating to the organisation and management of physical education departments, deviancy and dissent in sport, gender inequalities and the concepts of community education and leisure education. This title will be of interest to students of sociology and education.

Advanced PE for OCR A2


Author: N.A
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435506124
Category: Physical education and training
Page: 352
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This student text provides activities and material to complete students' personal performance portfolios, identifies key words and phrases throughout, following the subject specification unit by unit as it covers the course.

Digital Technology in Physical Education

Global Perspectives
Author: Jeroen Koekoek,Ivo van Hilvoorde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351336967
Category: Education
Page: 284
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The rapid development of digital technologies has opened up new possibilities for how Physical Education is taught. This book offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented and critical exploration of the actual and potential applications of digital technologies in PE. It considers the opportunities that are offered by new technologies and how they may be best implemented to enhance the learning process. Including contributions from the US, UK, Europe, Canada and New Zealand, this international collection reflects on how digital innovations are shaping PE pedagogy in theory and practice across the globe. Its chapters identify core pedagogical principles – rather than simply discussing passing digital fads – and offer practical narratives, case studies and reflections on how PE practitioners can introduce technology into teaching and learning through the use of social media, video gaming, virtual reality simulation, iPads and Wiki platforms. Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives is a valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners of PE looking to integrate digital technology into their work in a way that does justice to the complexity of teaching and learning.

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.

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies


Author: Angela Lumpkin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780073523781
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 448
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This accessible introductory text explores the history, philosophies, and principles of today's physical education programs within a practical, career-oriented framework. Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies explores the wide variety of career opportunities available in physical education and sport, including many non-teaching-related careers. This textbook teaches students how to make informed choices about their majors and maximize their professional studies by explaining the origins of different careers and the skills necessary to perform well at them. The eighth edition includes updated information on new individuals featured in career perspectives, additional web resources, current information and data about physical activity, more information about sport nutrition, and guidance on how to address ethical situations in physical education and sport.

Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity


Author: Robert Scott Kretchmar
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736001410
Category: Education
Page: 303
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Philosophy is a crucial, yet often overlooked, part of kinesiology students' education. Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition, provides students with a thorough, clear, and practical introduction to the philosophy of physical activity and sport, and in doing so, prepares them for the ethical questions they will face as professionals. This second edition has been significantly revised, and it has been enhanced to include the following features: -Expanded instruction on practical ethics in physical activity, guiding students in how to rank values and turn those values into actions -New material that emphasizes physical activity as well as sport, and provides specific holistic techniques for the practitioner in the workplace -In-depth case studies along with discussion questions that can be used to teach students how to follow a philosophical argument and come to their own conclusions The case studies, one on running up the score and the other on performance-enhancing substances, are based on two articles that are reprinted in their entirety in the appendix. Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition, helps students examine key moral questions in sport. Its approach to the content helps students follow and dissect ethical arguments, think through philosophic issues, and apply theory to practice. Each chapter includes objectives, philosophical exercises, reviews, and study questions to reinforce understanding. Kretchmar's engaging writing style accentuates important topics of discussion, focusing the readers' attention on the philosophy behind the practice or strategy. As a result, students develop their philosophical skills, refine their personal philosophy concerning physical activity and sport, and learn that philosophy can be clear, practical, and holistic, rather than obscure, overly theoretical, and dualistic. The text is arranged in four parts. Part I introduces students to the nature and methods of philosophy. Part II focuses on issues relating to the nature of the athlete or client and includes analyses of dualism, scientific materialism, and holism. Part III delves into kinesiology issues, including the nature of play, games, and competition, and Part IV provides expanded material on ethics, value choices, and active lifestyles. This text provides students with the practical tools and specific techniques they need to think ethically and systematically, as they become skilled practitioners in the field of physical activity and sport. In doing so, it demystifies philosophy and reveals it as the guiding element in our understanding of, and approach to, activity, games, and competitions.

Peterson's Graduate Programs in Physical Education, Sports, and Recreation 2011

sections 41-43 of 44
Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768934702
Category: Study Aids
Page: 1944
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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Physical Education, Sports, and Recreation contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate work in Leisure Studies & Recreation, Physical Education & Kinesiology, and Sports Management. Institutions listed include those in the United States, Canada, and abroad that are accredited by U.S. accrediting agencies. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

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.

Critical Inquiry and Problem-solving in Physical Education


Author: Jan Wright,Lisette Burrows,Doune MacDonald
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415291644
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 214
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Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions underpinning these concepts and provides detailed examples of how they can be used in the teaching of physical education for different age groups and in a range of different contexts. Topics covered include: sport education and critical thinking dance as critical inquiry media analysis understanding cultural perspectives student-led research and curriculum reflective coaching practice. The authors are teachers, teacher educators, policymakers and academics. Each shares a commitment to the notion that school students can do more than learn to move in physical education classes.

Handbook of Physical Education


Author: David Kirk,Doune Macdonald,Mary O'Sullivan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446270505
Category: Education
Page: 864
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What is the condition of the field of Physical Education? How is 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 sections: Perspectives and Paradigms in Physical Education Research; Cross-disciplinary Contributions to Research Philosophy; Learning in Physical Education; Teaching Styles and Inclusive Pedagogies; Physical Education Curriculum; and Difference and Diversity in Physical Education.

Sport and Physical Education

The Key Concepts
Author: Timothy John Lindsay Chandler,Mike Cronin,Wray Vamplew
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415231426
Category: Education
Page: 252
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Deals with all the aspects of the application of column and mass stabilisation. It provides a description of the best practice, mainly based on the experiences at seven test sites of the European project EuroSoilStab.

The Philosophy of Physical Education

A New Perspective
Author: Steven A. Stolz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317647416
Category: Education
Page: 212
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The discipline area of physical education has historically struggled for legitimacy, sometimes being seen as a non-serious pursuit in educational terms compared to other subjects within the school curriculum. This book represents the first attempt in nearly thirty years to offer a coherent philosophical defence and conceptualisation of physical education and sport as subjects of educational value, and to provide a philosophically sound justification for their inclusion in the curriculum. The book argues that rather than relegating the body to “un-thinking” learning, a person’s essential being is not confined to their rationality but involves an embodied dimension. It traces the changing conceptions of the body, in philosophy and theology, that have influenced our understanding of physical education and sport, and investigates the important role that embodiment and movement play in learning about, through and in physical education. Physical education is defended as a vital and necessary part of education because the whole person goes to school, not just the mind, but the thinking, feeling and acting facets of a person. It is argued that physical education has the potential to provide a multitude of experiences and opportunities for students to become aware of their embodiment, explore alternative modes of awareness and to develop insights into and new modes of being not available elsewhere in the curriculum, and to influence moral character through the support of a moral community that is committed to that practice. Representing a sophisticated and spirited defence of the educational significance and philosophical value of physical education and sport, this book will be fascinating reading for any advanced student or researcher with an interest in physical education, the philosophy of sport or the philosophy of education.

Adapted Physical Education and Sport


Author: Joseph Winnick,David L. Porretta
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492585580
Category: Education
Page: 648
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The field of adapted physical education and sport has undergone numerous changes in recent years. This new edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport will help you stay on top of those changes and, in doing so, provide the highest-quality physical education and sport opportunities for students with disabilities. NEW MATERIAL The sixth edition of this well-loved text builds on its successful previous editions and is replete with changes that are current with today’s trends and practices in the field: • As the inclusion movement continues to expand, the authors have revised several chapters to detail relevant inclusion practices and applications in both physical education and sport, helping to integrate students with disabilities into regular class and sport settings with guidelines for modifying activities. • The chapter on adapted sport is further developed to communicate and reflect on progress in the field and includes a Sport Framework for Individuals with Disabilities model to help develop and implement sport programs. • The book gives attention to the revised Brockport Physical Fitness Test, and the accompanying web resource offers video clips that explain and demonstrate the criterion-referenced health-related tests that are applicable to many students with disabilities. • Advances and applications pertaining to behavior management and wheelchair sport performance are covered in various chapters. • The authors address the use of new technology as it relates to teaching and administration for adapted physical education and explore stand-alone apps that can be used in conjunction with the book that are useful in behavior management, fitness development, communication, social interaction, and physical education activities. • The authors give increased attention to the problem of obesity, particularly relevant to students with disabilities. • Many new authors and a coeditor have been brought on board, bringing fresh perspectives to the book and adding to the depth of experience provided by the returning authors and editor. These additions help Adapted Physical Education and Sport maintain its reputation as a comprehensive, user-friendly text that helps teachers provide top-quality services to people with unique physical education needs. Greatly influenced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, this book helps in identifying the unique needs of students and developing physical education programs, including individualized education programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities, that are consistent with current federal legislation. STRONG ANCILLARIES The text is augmented by its ancillaries, which include an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and web resource with video. The instructor guide offers chapter objectives, additional resources, and learning and enrichment activities that will help students master the content and extend their knowledge. The test package helps in building custom tests using hundreds of test questions and answers. You will find hundreds of PowerPoint slides that reinforce the text’s key points in the presentation package, and the web resource includes 26 videos of the new Brockport Physical Fitness Test in action as well as several reproducibles from the book. DEEPENED UNDERSTANDING The authors, renowned authorities in their fields, use real-life scenarios to introduce chapter concepts and then show how to apply the concepts in solving issues. The text will help deepen understanding of the implications of disabilities for people through age 21 (though much of the book is relevant in the entire life span). It grounds readers in the foundational topics for adapted physical education and sport, explores the developmental considerations involved, and outlines activities for developing programs for people with unique physical education needs. The book offers a four-color design to draw attention to important elements and provides separate author and subject indexes as well as resources with each chapter and on the web resource for further exploration. Adapted Physical Education and Sport supplies all that is needed for enriching the lives of students with disabilities by providing them with the high-quality programs they deserve.

An Introduction to Primary Physical Education


Author: Gerald Griggs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415613086
Category: Education
Page: 238
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Physical education is a core component of the primary school curriculum. This title presents a comprehensive introduction to the teaching of PE in the primary school. It highlights the importance of PE in the primary curriculum and the key issues facing primary teachers today, such as inclusion, training needs, and creativity.