Integrated Physical Education A Guide for the Elementary Classroom Teacher

Many elementary classroom teachers who are not physical education specialists are nonetheless responsible for providing physical education to their students. Integrated Physical Education: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom Teacher, 2nd Edition, provides the classroom teacher with a concise overview of the essential content and pedagogical knowledge necessary to design, implement, and assess physical education programs.

Historic Traditions and Future Directions of Research on Teaching and Teacher Education in Physical Education

Given the unprecedented growth in the knowledge base of physical education and in the number of new physical education teacher education faculty, and given that many of the field’s leaders are retired or soon will be, it is imperative that the “conceptual torch” be passed in a thoughtful way.

Group Environment Questionnaire Manual

The widely acclaimed Group Environment Questionnaire a test that assesses group cohesion in sport measures the task and social aspects of an athlete's perceptions of and attraction to the group. The GEQ contains 18 items and has four scales: Individual Attraction to Group-Task; Individual Attraction to Group-Social; Group Integration-Task; and Group Integration's Social. The Group Environment Questionnaire Test Manual provides the test user with extensive detail about the GEQ.

The manual is organized into the following chapters:

Fundraising for Sport and Athletics

Today more than ever, fundraising is a crucial necessity for sport and athletics at all levels. Fundraising for Sport and Athletics presents a dynamic blend of fundraising theory and practice that will take the reader from the administrative aspects of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing athletic fundraising program to the actual operation of an assortment of straightforward and complex fundraisers. Written for administrators, coaches, and sport management students, this book will provide insight on how to evaluate a fundraising environment, assess the organization’s capabilities, and plan successful public events.

Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology

Fifteen of the most distinguished practitioners in the field of sport psychology are featured in Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: Applied Theories of Performance Excellence. The book includes biographical and autobiographical perspectives on the ways in which these preeminent experts developed their authentic and distinctive approaches to the practice of sport psychology.

Examining Sport Histories: Power, Paradigms, and Reflexivity

Examining Sport Histories: Power, Paradigms, and Reflexivity explores the ways in which postmodernist and poststructural approaches can enrich the study of the sporting past. Throughout the chapters, the internationally respected authors draw from their own vast experiences within the study of sport history to collectively promote postmodernism and poststructuralism as forms of social theory that can guide the future of sport historical research.

Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology focuses on a multitude of unique ethical, legal, and related professional challenges faced by sport, exercise, and performance psychology practitioners. The book contains seventeen chapters organized into four sections:

            I.       Ethical Practices
            II.      Specific Populations
            III.     Special Settings
            IV.     Academic Issues

Directory of Funding Sources in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

The Directory of Funding Sources in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is the ideal resource for college professors, school teachers, and others who need financing for their programs.

The directory includes more than 140 funding sources that are sorted into four categories:

  • organizations
  • federal grants and contracts
  • private and corporate foundation announcements
  • awards, fellowships, and scholarships

Detailed entries offer highly specific, useful information:

Athlete Burnout Questionnaire Manual

This test manual, the fourth in FIT’s Sport and Exercise Psychology Test Clearinghouse, is a succinct and informative resource outlining the conceptual basis of the athlete burnout syndrome and its measurement. The manual delineates the process used in developing the ABQ and provides users with information on the meaning of scores derived from its use.

Aspects related to the ABQ are presented in a comprehensive manner:
 

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