Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility

Author: Doris Watson
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450404723
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Using Physical Activity and Sport to Teach Personal and Social Responsibility" provides practical information to help school or community educators use sport and fitness activities to develop character and responsibility in children. This text, based on Don Hellison's model, provides samples of units, lessons, and assessments for nine sports and activities.

Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity

Author: Donald R. Hellison
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
ISBN: 9780736046015
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this revised and expanded second edition, you'll -learn about the basic convictions needed for teaching social and personal responsibility to children and youth; -hear from real teachers and kids in real schools and other programs; -acquire new strategies, field-tested in both inner-city and suburban settings; and -gain a better understanding of how to guide children and youth to become their social and personal bests. In Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activity, Second Edition,Don Hellison guides teachers in using physical activity to foster personal and social responsibility. Hellison's expanded and revised classic provides strategies that have been field-tested in inner-city and suburban settings and will help you guide your students toward greater responsibility. This new edition of Teaching Responsibility Through Physical Activityis focused on teaching in school settings. It includes the following features: -KidQuotes, comments from real kids to motivate you to apply the concepts) -Updated references -“Take-Aways” that summarize each chapter and help you consider your own situation -New chapters on the lesson plan structure -Information on how to integrate responsibility into physical activity lessons -Strategies for specific problems that arise in class -Guidelines for assessment of responsibility PETE instructors and course adopters can use this book to help preservice physical education teachers and recreation leaders develop methods for promoting personal and social responsibility. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a preservice teacher, you'll find that Hellison's popular guide, which includes a foreword by internationally renowned educator Daryl Siedentop, has been taken to an even higher level—one that can help you have a great impact on your students.

Beyond the Boundaries of Physical Education

Author: Anthony Laker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113570127X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book sets out to celebrate physical education and sport, and by doing so, encourage the educational establishment to embrace the subject area as a vehicle for the complete development of the individual. In addition, it shows that the benefits of physical activity far outweigh the shallow claims of populous magazines - there are benefits for the individual, the community and for society as a whole. Laker contends that the importance of physical education and sport in many areas of social life has been overlooked at best, and misused at worst. Physical activity has a vast contribution to make, not only as a topic of small talk on a Monday morning, but also to the personal and social development of individuals and possibly to the well-being of the global community as a whole. This book explores the land 'beyond the boundaries of the game.'

Positive Behavior Management in Physical Activity Settings 3E

Author: Lavay, Barry
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 145046579X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Positive Behavior Management in Physical Activity Settings, Third Edition, offers creative ways to facilitate appropriate and responsible behaviors as well as to prevent and redirect disruptive behaviors.

Positive Youth Development Through Sport

Author: Nicholas L. Holt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135983100
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first Positive Youth Development title to focus on the role of sport, this book brings together high profile contributors from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development. Young people are too frequently looked upon as problems waiting to be solved. From the perspective of Positive Youth Development (PYD), young people are understood to embody potential, awaiting development. Involvement with sport provides a developmental context that has been associated with PYD, but negative outcomes can also arise from sport participation and school PE. Sport itself does not lead to PYD; rather, it is the manner in which sport is structured and delivered to children that influences their development. Positive Youth Development Through Sport fills a void in the literature by bringing together experts from diverse disciplines to critically examine the ways in which sport can be and has been used to promote youth development.

Adapted Physical Education and Sport 6E

Author: Winnick, Joseph
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492531650
Format: PDF, Docs
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The sixth edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport details current inclusion practices, helps develop in developing IEPs consistent with legislation, enhances sport participation, and includes a web resource with 26 video clips for administering the new Brockport Physical Fitness Test.

Advances in Sport Psychology

Author: Thelma S. Horn
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736057356
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The updated third edition of Advances in Sport Psychologyoffers a view of the latest research in the field of sport psychology. The text is written by 34 of the field's most prolific researchers and scholars, including Maureen Weiss, Shane Murphy, and Albert Carron. These contributors extend the boundaries that have defined the field and provide a clear direction for future research. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the advances that have occurred in the field within the past several years. The text provides readers with a complete picture of current research and emerging topics in sport psychology while challenging researchers to examine the factors that keep this discipline growing. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, provides a fresh look at sport psychology with these features: -Four new chapters on qualitative research methods, achievement goal theories, self-confidence, and family and peer influences -Significant revisions of the second-edition chapters, along with more concise overviews of individual topics -An analysis and synthesis of the state of knowledge for each topic and a discussion of future research directions The text focuses on the most important and active areas of current research, which recognize the merging of individual and socioenvironmental factors in making sense of sport performance and behavior. Each chapter includes a definition of terms, an explanation of the chapter's scope, and an outline of the sections. The author then provides a review of the available research and theory on the chapter's main topic, analyzes the state of knowledge in the area, and devotes significant space to future research directions. The book is divided into four parts. Part Ioffers a comprehensive introduction to the field, including definitions, history, and research paradigms and methodologies. Part IIexplores individual characteristics that affect sport participants' behavior, including self-perceptions, attributional patterns and perceptions of control, motivational orientations, and achievement goal perspectives. Part IIIexplores socioenvironmental factors that affect sport participants' behaviors. Part IVdelves into the research and theory concerning intervention techniques used for enhancing performance and modifying athletes' behaviors, including imagery and mental rehearsal, attentional processes, goal setting, and flow and peak performance. Advances in Sport Psychology, Third Edition, offers a new and thorough understanding of where sport psychology has been, where it is now, and where it is headed. This text will help students prepare and conduct their own research, and it will be a great reference for professionals who want to stay on the cutting-edge of the field.

Student Learning in Physical Education

Author: Stephen J. Silverman
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736042758
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume provides up-to-date research on the physical education curriculum, teaching and teacher-training, and shows physical educators how to apply this knowledge to their day-to-day practices.

Teaching Children Responsible Behavior

Author: Sandy Hagenbach
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736084312
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Teaching Children Responsible Behavior: A Complete Toolkit "helps you teach children that choices and actions have consequences. Through stories, worksheets, activities, and posters, elementary students learn how to show respect, meet challenges, and be good teammates. Included are sample block plans and guidance on creating a positive environment.