Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play: Policy, Interventions and Participation

Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play: Policy, Interventions and Participation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138837713
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/11/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Andrew Parker is Professor of Sport and Christian Outreach and Director of the Centre for Sport, Spirituality and Religion (CSSR) in the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

Don Vinson is Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching in the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Youth sport, physical activity and play Ch.1. Youth, sport and UK sport policy Ch.2. Sport, physical activity and play: A European perspective Ch.3. Utopian visions of childhood and play in English social policy Ch.4. Sport, intervention and self-esteem: Promoting physical activity with disengaged adolescents Ch.5. Sport, Physical Activity and Youth Imprisonment Ch.6. Young people, football and ‘Respect’. Ch.7. Sport, development and African culture Ch.8. Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and adolescents Ch.9. Access, entitlement and physical education: PESSYP and beyond Ch.10. Sports coaching and young people Ch.11. The next generation: young people as sports volunteers Ch.12. Sport, volunteering and marginalised youth Afterword: Reconsidering Youth Sport, Physical Education and Play

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