Sport and PE

A Complete Guide to Advanced Level Study

Author: Kevin Wesson,Nesta Wiggins,Sue Hartigan,Graham Thompson

Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 9780340817018

Category: Education

Page: 865

View: 3641

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.

Advanced Physical Education and Sport for AS-level

Author: John Honeybourne,Michael Hill,Helen Moors

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748753031

Category: Education

Page: 226

View: 9998

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.

My Revision Notes: AQA A-level PE

Author: Sue Young,Symond Burrows,Michaela Byrne

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1510404945

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 8234

Target success in PE with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid Get exam ready with extra quick quizzes and answers to the practice questions available online

OCR A2 PE Student Book

Author: Dave Carnell,Ken Mackreth

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780435466855

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 544

View: 6520

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.

PE for A-Level Year 2

Author: Carl Atherton

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781471859595

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 352

View: 9785

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

A-level Physical Education

The Reflective Performer

Author: David Kirk

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736033923

Category: Education

Page: 373

View: 6921

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.

AQA A-level PE

For A-level year 1 and AS

Author: Carl Atherton,Symond Burrows,Ross Howitt

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471859576

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 3461

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)

OCR A Level PE

Author: John Honeybourne,Sarah Powell

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471850978

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 3400

Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with OCR 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. We are working in collaboration with OCR to produce this Student's Book - 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

My Revision Notes: OCR A Level PE

Author: Keri Moorhouse

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1510404961

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 6681

Target success in PE with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid Get exam ready with extra quick quizzes and answers to the practice questions available online

AQA A-level PE

For A-level year 2

Author: Carl Atherton,Symond Burrows,Ross Howitt

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471859606

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 3356

Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: PE First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2018 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

Sport and Physical Education in China

Author: James Riordan,Robin E. Jones

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780419247500

Category: Education

Page: 278

View: 5775

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.

AS PE for AQA

Author: Nesta Wiggins-James,Rob James

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435499303

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 311

View: 919

The only books written specifically to match the AQA specification AS PE for AQA is a brand new course that has been written exactly to match the AQA specification. The Student Book provides students with the right level of support and the Workbook acts as a useful teaching and revision tool. The only book written specifically for the AQA AS course. Practice exam questions help students understand the demands of their exams. Revision questions at the end of each topic consolidate students' learning. Learning objectives at the beginning of each unit really focus students on what they need to learn. Key word boxes help students learn and use technical vocabulary.

Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

Author: John Honeybourne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134273258

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 9217

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.

The World of Sport Examined

Author: Paul Beashel,Andy Sibson,John Taylor

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0174387539

Category: Education

Page: 135

View: 3907

An excellent resource to support the second edition of The World of Sport Examined.

Coaching Science

Author: Dan Gordon

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1844458121

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 264

View: 6141

Coaching is an increasingly important area of sports science courses, and this text provides accessible and up-to-date coverage of this key topic. Modern coaches need to be applied scientists who keep abreast of research and are able to apply a multidisciplinary understanding to their practice. The book therefore examines coaching in terms of biomechanics, physiology and psychology, as well as perennial issues such as athlete motivation, nutrition, design of training programmes, talent identification, monitoring and ethics. Written by an author who combines academic expertise with high-level practical experience, the book successfully links theory with case studies.

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

View: 3998

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.

Educating the Student Body

Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

Author: Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment,Food and Nutrition Board,Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309283140

Category: Medical

Page: 475

View: 9943

Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of physical inactivity approaches that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence and substantial disease risk associated with physical inactivity has been described as a pandemic. The prevalence, health impact, and evidence of changeability all have resulted in calls for action to increase physical activity across the lifespan. In response to the need to find ways to make physical activity a health priority for youth, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment was formed. Its purpose was to review the current status of physical activity and physical education in the school environment, including before, during, and after school, and examine the influences of physical activity and physical education on the short and long term physical, cognitive and brain, and psychosocial health and development of children and adolescents. Educating the Student Body makes recommendations about approaches for strengthening and improving programs and policies for physical activity and physical education in the school environment. This report lays out a set of guiding principles to guide its work on these tasks. These included: recognizing the benefits of instilling life-long physical activity habits in children; the value of using systems thinking in improving physical activity and physical education in the school environment; the recognition of current disparities in opportunities and the need to achieve equity in physical activity and physical education; the importance of considering all types of school environments; the need to take into consideration the diversity of students as recommendations are developed. This report will be of interest to local and national policymakers, school officials, teachers, and the education community, researchers, professional organizations, and parents interested in physical activity, physical education, and health for school-aged children and adolescents.

Cambridge IGCSE® Physical Education

Author: Leon Fraser

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008202170

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 224

View: 9798

Collins Cambridge IGCSE(R) PE is the only published course to offer comprehensive coverage of the Cambridge IGCSE(R) PE syllabus. Consisting of a clear, colourful Student Book, a supportive Teacher's Guide and a digital component for reinforcement of key syllabus topics, the course enables students to deepen their understanding and build confidence. The comprehensive Teacher's Book contains: - learning sequences to support teachers in using the Student's Book in class.- options for how to adapt the Student's Book to suit the specific needs of students- 30 photocopiable handouts to help students consolidate their learning. Handouts include diagrams of cardio and respiratory systems, skeletal structure and muscle groups, graphs and charts to support practical activities, and templates of writing frames- exam-style questions written by the authors, with exemplar answers

Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts

Author: Tim Chandler,Wray Vamplew,Mike Cronin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134114559

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 7753

An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism. This revised second edition, including fully updated further reading and web references, places a greater emphasis on sports science, with new entries on subjects such as: aerobic and anaerobic respiration blood pressure body composition cardiac output metabolism physical capacity. A complete guide to the disciplines, themes, topics and concerns current in contemporary sport, this book is an invaluable resource for students at every level studying Sport and Physical Education.