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This is a fully up-dated second edition of the successful guide that provides teachers with a range of practical strategies to motivate pupils of all ages to be more active.
Lorraine Cale and Jo Harris explore the kind of things that turn young people on and off in their PE lessons, focusing on different aspects of the PE curriculum, including athletics, gymnastics and team games. They suggest how to involve the whole school in sporting activities and include advice on encouraging students to be more healthy in general.
Brimming with useful tips and inspirational advice on every aspect of PE teaching, this book will prove essential reading for PE teachers everywhere.
Part One: Why?
Chapter 1 Getting the buggers fit – why bother?
Chapter 2 Dispelling myths and misunderstandings and establishing facts
Part Two: How? – Understanding Children
Chapter 3 What switches children on and off?
Chapter 4 How often, how hard, how much?
Chapter 5 Establishing how fit children are Chapter 6 Establishing how active children are
Part Three: How? - The Curriculum
Chapter 7 The physical education curriculum Chapter 8 Other physical education curriculum issues Chapter 9 Physical activity, physical education and childhood obesity
Part Four: How? The Whole School
Chapter 10 Whole-school approaches Chapter 11 Challenges and solutions Chapter 12 Real life examples
Part Five: How? – Beyond the school
Chapter 13 Opportunities and support