Suitable for students of physical education, this work includes a 'signposting' system to help students identify information that is directly relevant to their exam board. With artworks and photographs, it also includes a chapter on practical activities.
OCR PE FOR A2 follows on from the bestselling student text, OCR PE FOR AS (Hodder Education, 2008). Offering comprehensive coverage of the new A2 specification, OCR PE FOR A2 can also be used on other current A level PE courses. Written by an established team of experienced teachers, OCR PE FOR A2 provides clear learning objectives, definitions of key terms, examples and practical applications, guidance on exam technique, exam-style and review questions, and helpful bulleted summaries. To aid learning, students have access to Student Online, which provides students with a wealth of interactive features, such as mini-quizzes for self-testing. Also available is the companion teacher resource CD-ROM, OCR PE FOR A2 DYNAMIC LEARNING NETWORK EDITION (ISBN 978 0 340 95870 4). In addition to all the Dynamic Learning Student Online materials, this Network Edition offers an even wider range of support and stimulus for teachers and their students.
The second of two books, Advanced Psychology covers units 4 to 6 for the second year at Advanced Level. Filled with practical activities and advice and with its accessible format and interesting examples, these textbooks will also be useful to those studying subjects such as child care, health and education.
This book seeks to bring together the two disciplines of informal and outdoor education, and challenges readers to think differently about outdoor and adventure education. It develops core ideas and thinking about informal education within outdoor settings, and explores how its principles and practice can enhance outdoor education.? A wide range of contributors look in detail at the concept of change in the outdoors, whilst also considering the ways in which this expanding field might exploit opportunities offered to young people and adults to engage in reflective informal education. It encourages outdoor educators to experience their immediate surroundings in new and innovative ways and grasp the challenge of promoting a sustainable lifestyle. ? Offering a fresh perspective on shifting the outdoor education agenda from that of skills acquisition and ‘narrow learning’ to the social and political, as well as aesthetic and philosophical opportunities embodied within the outdoor experience, this book will be valuable reading for those studying or working in the field of outdoor education. ?
This exciting new textbook is written by a Principal Examiner for GCSE. Endorsed by Edexcel, it perfectly mirrors the Edexcel specification and equips students with the knowledge necessary to succeed to the highest level at GCSE. This lively and engaging book is packed with photographs, illustrations, features, innovative exercises and classroom activities, all designed to encourage student learning and help teachers to present PE in a dynamic and creative manner. This student book: - provides complete coverage of the specification for both full and short courses - reinforces theory with practical exercises - contains exam questions with helpful hints and tips on exam preparation - uses up-to-date photographs and diagrams to illustrate complex issues. Suitable for all abilities and accompanied by a teacher's CD-ROM (0 340 90557 3), Essential GCSE PE for Edexcel is an indispensable aid to all those teaching the Edexcel syllabus.
This unique teacher's CD-ROM provides all the support of a standard teacher's resource and more. Designed to accompany the Edexcel Essential GCSE PE student book, the CD-ROM includes editable work sheets and activities, answer sheets, and colour diagrams and illustations which may be printed as handouts or used by teachers on whiteboards or in PowerPoint presentations. In addition, this is the first teacher's resource to provide printable revision aids and activities as well hints and tips from a senior examiner on exam technique and preparation: all students need to achieve success in their exams without the extra expense of a revision guide.
In the past, assessment was underplayed or neglected in the training of physical education teachers. Physical education lay, largely, outside of school's formal structures of assessment, and books on assessment completely ignored this area of the school curriculum. With the introduction of the GCSE, Routes of Assessment (ROA) and the National Curriculum, assessment has become an important part of the teaching of PE. This book examines in detail the issues as they affect teachers.
The VTAC eGuide is the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s annual guide to application for tertiary study, scholarships and special consideration in Victoria, Australia. The eGuide contains course listings and selection criteria for over 1,700 courses at 62 institutions including universities, TAFE institutes and independent tertiary colleges.
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.
Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 1. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process. - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills Contents: Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 1.1 The cardiovascular system (Sue Young) 1.2 The respiratory system (Sue Young) 1.3 The neuromuscular system (Sue Young) 1.4 The musco-skeletal system and analysis of movement in physical activities (Sue Young) Section 2 Skill acquisition 2.1 Skill acquisition (Carl Atherton) 2.2 Principles and theories of learning and performance (Carl Atherton) Section 3 Sport and society 3.1 Emergence of globalization of sport in the 21st century (Symond Burrows) 3.2 The impact of sport on society and of society on sport (Symond Burrows) Section 4 Exercise physiology 4.1 Diet and nutrition and their effect on physical activity and performance (Sue Young) 4.2 Preparation and training methods in relation to maintaining physical activity and performance (Sue Young) Section 5 Biomechanical movement 5.1 Biomechancial principles and levers (Sue Young) Section 6 Sport psychology 6.1 Physiological influences on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6.2Further psychological effects on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6.3 Psychological influences on the team (Carl Atherton) Section 7 The role of technology in physical activity and sport 7.1 The role of technology in physical activity and sport (Symond Burrows) Section 8 Assessment 8.1 Tackling the AS exam (Ross Howitt) 8.2 Tackling the non-examined assessment (Ross Howitt)
"The third edition also introduces an exciting new learning feature, the online student study guide, with 139 interactive activities. Integrated with the text, the study guide allows students to experience content through multiple dimensions. They can explore and review chapter information using matching, drag-and-drop, ranking, Web searches, and audio- and video-based scenarios. Instructor ancillaries, including an instructor guide, PowerPoint presentation package and image bank, and test package, are also available."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Education teaching and research is fundamental to the physical and social health of our communities. The Routledge Physical Education Reader presents an authoritative and representative selection of the very best international scholarship in PE, drawn from across the full topical range of the discipline. Containing a rich blend of contemporary, 'classic' and hard-to-find articles, this book helps students gain a full understanding of the historical context in which current issues and debates within PE have emerged. Leading international scholars Richard Bailey and David Kirk weave a thoughtful editorial commentary throughout the book that illuminates each key theme, making insightful and important connections between articles and approaches. The book is divided into eight thematic sections, each of which includes an extensive guide to further reading: Nature and values of physical education Physical education and sport Physical education and health Learners and learning Teachers and teaching Curriculum and content Social construction of bodies Researching physical education Addressing the most important topics in contemporary physical education, and representing a comprehensive 'one-stop' resource, The Routledge Physical Education Reader is essential reading for all serious students of physical education, sport, coaching, exercise and health. Richard Bailey is Professor of Pedagogy at the Froebel Institute, in Roehampton University's pioneering School of Education. David Kirk is Professor of Physical Education and Youth Sport at Leeds Metropolitan University, where he has been Dean of the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education since 2004. He is editor of the journal Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy.
In a single volume, the new edition of this guide gives comprehensive coverage of the developments within the fast-changing field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications.;Fully indexed, it provides details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications, and is a one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents. It should also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide to all aspects of contemporary sport development. This book examines the roles of those working in and around sport development and explores the most effective methods by which professionals and volunteers can promote interest, participation or performance in sport. Combining essential theory with practical analysis, the book covers key topics, themes and issues found on the sport development curriculum, including: Sport policy Developing ‘Sport for All’ Community sport development Partnerships in sport PE and school sport Sport and health Resources for developing sport Voluntary sports clubs Sport development and coaching Disability and sport development Researching and evaluating sport development The Olympic and Paralympic Games International sport and development Each chapter contains a full range of pedagogical features to aid learning and understanding, including revision questions, and case studies, while a new companion website provides additional teaching and learning resources, including useful weblinks for students and PowerPoint slides and a test bank for lecturers. Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is an invaluable resource for all students, researchers and professionals working in sport development.
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.
Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 2. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process. - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills Contents: Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology - Sue Young 1.1 Energy systems Section 2 Skill acquisition - Carl Atherton 2.1 Information processing Section 3: Exercise physiology - Sue Young 3.1 Injury prevention and the rehabilitation of injury Section 4: Biomechanical movement - Sue Young 4.1 Linear motion 4.2 Angular motion 4.3 Projectile motion 4.4 Fluid mechanics Section 5: Sport psychology - Carl Atherton 5.1 Psychological factors that can influence an individual in physical activities Section 6 Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport - Symond Burrows 6.1 Concepts of physical activity and sport 6.2 Development of elite performers in sport 6.3 Ethics in sport 6.4 Violence in sport 6.5 Drugs in sport 6.6 Sport and the law 6.7 Impact of commercialisation on physical activity and sport and the relationship 6.8 The role of technology in physical activity and sport Section 7 Assessment - Ross Howitt 7.1 Tackling the A-level exam 7.2 Tackling the non-examined assessment