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.

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: 4414

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.

A-level Physical Education

The Reflective Performer

Author: David Kirk

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736033923

Category: Education

Page: 373

View: 4452

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.

Advanced PE for OCR A2

Author: N.A

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435506124

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 352

View: 8574

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.

Sport and Physical Education in China

Author: James Riordan,Robin E. Jones

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780419247500

Category: Education

Page: 278

View: 6419

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.

Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

Author: John Honeybourne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134273258

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 6388

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.

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: 1233

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.

The World of Sport Examined

Author: Paul Beashel,Andy Sibson,John Taylor

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0174387539

Category: Education

Page: 135

View: 5250

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

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: 8315

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.

Sports History

A Practical Guide

Author: Martin Polley

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230209270

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 3317

Why should we study the history of sport? What primary sources do sports historians use? How can you make your own sports history work more sophisticated and professional? If you are studying sport or history, and are looking for a deeper appreciation of the ideas and methods involved in the historical study of sport, then this book is essential reading. Through themed chapters, Martin Polley explores: - the nature of sports history - the importance of the past in contemporary sport - the types of primary evidence that sports historians use. With numerous practical exercises designed to bring sports history to life, a glossary and extensive guidance to further resources, this indispensable book will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of sports history.

A Level Psychology Through Diagrams

Author: Grahame Hill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199134229

Category: A-level examinations

Page: 288

View: 818

DT These highly successful revision guides have been brought right up-to-date for the new A Level specifications introduced in September 2000. DT Oxford Revision Guides are highly effective for both individual revision and classroom summary work. The unique visual format makes the key concepts and processes, and the links between them, easier to memorize. DT Students will save valuable revision time by using these notes instead of condensing their own. DT In fact, many students are choosing to buy their own copies so that they can colour code or highlight them as they might do with their own revision notes.

Sport Studies

Author: Barbara Bell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

View: 9406

"A comprehensive, useful and informative practical book that draws from a range of disciplines. In particular, the learning activities provides some useful group and reflective discussions." - Heather Allison, London Metropolitan University "This book supports our year undergraduate students. The case studies and links with UK programmes provides relevant information to discuss and investigate. Easily accessible." - Emerick Kaitell, Roehampton University This is an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook for students on sport studies courses. It brings together perspectives drawn from a range of disciplines, especially sociology, history and philosophy, with detailed information on the key political, legal, economic and vocational issues relating to sport. Written specifically for students based in the UK, the text examines the full range of topics relevant to sport studies and is fully supported with learning activities, suggestions for further study, and guidance on how to progress and succeed in the subject.

High Performance Disability Sport Coaching

Author: Geoffery Z. Kohe,Derek M. Peters

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317507169

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 218

View: 6946

As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising performance standards, and as an important vector for the implementation of significant political, socio-cultural and technological change. Using in-depth case studies of elite disability sport coaches from around the world, the book offers a framework for critical reflection on coaching practice as well as the reader’s own experiences of disability sport. The book also evaluates the vital role of the coach in raising the bar of performance in a variety of elite level disability sports, including athletics, basketball, boccia, equestrian sport, rowing, soccer, skiing, swimming and volleyball. Providing a valuable evidence-based learning resource to support coaches and students in developing their own practice, High Performance Disability Sport Coaching is essential reading for all those interested in disability sport, coaching practice, elite sport development and the Paralympic Games.