Handbook of Physical Education

Editor/Author Kirk, David, Macdonald, Doune and O'Sullivan, Mary
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-0-7619-4412-6
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This Handbook provides an authoritative critical overview of the field and identifies future challenges and directions.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Contributors
  • Theoretical Perspectives in Physical Education Research - Doune Macdonald
  • The Philosophy, Science and Application of Behavior Analysis in Physical Education - Phillip Ward (USA)
  • Interpretive Perspectives in Physical Education Research - Clive Pope (NZ)
  • Socially Critical Research Perspectives in Physical Education - José Devís-Devís (Spain)
  • Physical Education Research from Postmodern, Poststructural and Postcolonial Perspectives - Jan Wright (AUS)
  • Feminist Strands, Perspectives, and Methodology for Research in Physical Education - Lynda M. Nilges (USA)
  • Cross-Disciplinary Contributions to Research on Physical Education David Kirk
  • Philosophy and Physical Education - William J. Morgan (The Ohio State University, USA)
  • The Sociology of Physical Education - John Evans, Brian Davies (Loughborough University and University of Wales Cardiff, UK)
  • History of Physical Education - Murray G. Phillips, Alexander Paul Roper (The University of Queensland, AUS)
  • Social Psychology and Physical Education - Cathy Lirgg (University of Arkansas, USA)
  • Public Health and Physical Education - Stewart G. Trost (Kansas State University, USA)
  • Learners and Learning in Physical Education - David Kirk
  • Time and Learning in Physical Education - Hans van der Mars (Oregon State University, USA)
  • The Classroom Ecology Paradigm - Peter A. Hastie (Auburn University)and Daryl Siedentop (The Ohio State University, USA)
  • Learner Cognition - Melinda Solmon (Louisiana State University, USA)
  • Constructivist Perspectives on Learning - Inez Rovegno, John P. Dolly (University of Alabama, USA)
  • Situated Perspectives on Learning - Inez Rovegno (University of Alabama, USA)
  • Learners and Popular Culture - Rachel Sandford, Emma Rich (Loughborough University, UK)
  • Development and Learning of Motor Skill Competencies - Natalie Wallian, Ching Wei Chang (University of Franche-Comté, FRA)
  • Assessment for Learning in Physical Education - Peter J. Hay (University of Queensland, AUS)
  • Students' Perspectives of Physical Education - Ben Dyson (University of Memphis, USA)
  • Student Learning within the Didactique Tradition - Chantal Amade-Escot (Université Paul Sabatier, FRA)
  • Teachers, Teaching and Teacher Education in Physical Education - Mary O'Sullivan
  • Theoretical Orientations in Physical Education Teacher Education - Richard Tinning (The University of Queensland, AUS)
  • Models and Curricula of Physical Education Teacher Education - Connie Collier (Kent State University, USA)
  • Learning to Teach in the Field - Daniël Behets, Lieven Vergauwen (Catholic University Leuven, Belgium)
  • Induction of Beginning Physical Educators into the School Setting - Sandra A. Stroot, Bomna Ko (The Ohio State University, USA)
  • Teaching Styles and Inclusive Pedagogies - Mark Byra (University of Wyoming, USA)
  • The Way to a Teacher's Heart: Narrative Research in Physical Education - Kathleen M. Armour (Loughborough University, UK)
  • Teachers' Beliefs - Niki Tsangaridou (University of Cyprus)
  • Teachers' Knowledge - Niki Tsangaridou (University of Cyprus)
  • Coaching and Coach Education - Pierre Trudel, Wade Gilbert (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Physical Education Teacher Education (PE/TE) Policy - Patt Dodds (University of Massachusetts, USA)
  • Physical Education Curriculum - Doune Macdonald
  • Curriculum Construction and Change - Dawn Penney (AUS)
  • Research into Elementary Physical Education Programs - Lisahunter
  • Sport Education: A View of the Research - Gary D. Kinchin (UK)
  • Social and Individual Responsibility Programs - Don Hellison, Tom Martinek (USA)
  • Game-Centered Approaches to Teaching Physical Education - Judy Oslin, Stephen Mitchell (USA)
  • Physical Education and Youth Sport - Kristine De Martelaer, Marc Theeboom
  • Health-Related Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents: A Bio-Behavioral Perspective - Gregory J. Welk, Joey C. Eisenmann and James Dollman
  • Adventure Education and Physical Education - Mike Brown (AUS)
  • Teaching Dance in the Curriculum - Ralph Buck (NZ)
  • Difference and Diversity in Physical Education - David Kirk, Doune Macdonald and Mary O'Sullivan
  • Sexuality and Physical Education - Gill Clarke (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Race and Ethnicity in Physical Education - Louis Harrison Jr. (Louisiana State university, USA) and Don Belcher (University of Alabama, USA)
  • Disability and Physical Education - Hayley Fitzgerald
  • Girls and Physical Education - Anne Flintoff, Sheila Scraton (Leeds Metropolitan University, UK)
  • More Art than Science? Boys, Masculinities and Physical Education Research - Michael Gard (Charles Sturt University, AUS)
  • Social Class and Physical Education - John Evans (Loughborough University, UK) and Brian Davies (University of Wales Cardiff, UK)