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Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

By Mary O'Sullivan and Ann MacPhail (eds)


ISBN: 978-0415487450


How do young people experience and understand sport? What value do they attach to PE? This book puts the voice of young people at the centre of the debate on children and sport. Leading researchers and educationalists aim to shed light on young people's perspectives and how teachers and coaches can respond to, and inspire children. Case studies from around the world look at how to extend opportunities to take part in sport and how this can affect children's experience of education.

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

By Alan C. Lacy and Douglas N. Hastad


Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 978-0321666550


Measurement and evaluation may be the less glamorous side of PE, but this book aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice to show how they can be integrated into teaching programmes. Techniques for a variety of activities are assessed while real-life examples illustrate important concepts alongside evaluation models on how to apply them to everyday teaching. This is a complete guide on how to develop more effective PE teaching.

Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School

By Susan Capel


ISBN: 978-0415561655

What skills do secondary school PE teachers need? What are the key areas they need to understand? What are the current challenges in PE teaching? Aimed primarily at the student teacher, this book looks at the latest theory and research in conjunction with tasks, case studies and practical advice. Self-contained sections cover lesson planning, observation, assessment, inclusion, developing community links, and using ICT to support PE.

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