Teaching and Learning Team Sports and Games / Edition 1

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Written as a resource for both pre-service and in-service educators, this theory-to-practice book focuses on the foundations and applications of constructivism applied to the teaching and learning of invasion sports and games.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415946391
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/1/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean-Grancis Grehaigne is Professor of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at the University Institute for Teacher Education of Franche-Comte at Besancon in France.
Jean-Fran├žois Richard is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Linda L. Griffin is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Performance in team sports 1
Ch. 1 Classifying, defining, and analyzing team sports and games 3
Ch. 2 The systemic nature of team sports 11
Ch. 3 The internal logic of team sports 23
Ch. 4 Decision-making in team sports 35
Ch. 5 The player's tactical knowledge 49
Ch. 6 The analysis of play in team sports 59
Ch. 7 Performance assessment in team sports 73
Ch. 8 An introduction to the team-sport assessment procedure and the game performance assessment instrument 89
Pt. II The teaching-learning process in team sports 101
Ch. 9 Underlying theories in the teaching-learning process of games and sports 103
Ch. 10 Constructing team sport knowledge 123
Ch. 11 Critical issues in the teaching of team sports 141
Ch. 12 Research and development : working toward evidence-based practice 155
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