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50 Fantastic Ideas For Maths Outdoors (PDF)

by Kirstine Beeley Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Outdoor learning is not just about taking what we do indoors and moving it out through the door of our setting. It involves equipment and experiences which are both unique and exciting. When planning for maths provision practitioners need to make sure they offer access to these amazing opportunities for learning and integrate them into children's ongoing play and exploration of their natural world. Designed to be used as a dip in dip out collection of easy to use ideas the author has tried to show how exciting outdoor learning can be developed on even the very smallest of budgets. As with all areas of early learning the author acknowledges the way that maths is integrated within play based exploration and linked to many other areas of learning. Offering ways to develop your existing provision as well as building new resources you will enjoy exploring all areas of early maths including number, pattern,shape and measuring.

Achieving Excellence In High Performance Sport: The Experiences And Skills Behind The Medals (PDF)

by Tim Kyndt Sarah Rowell

What does it take for a person starting out in their career to succeed in a highly challenging environment? Apart from the technical skills, what are the key values, attitudes and behaviours that deliver outstanding performance in a constantly changing, unpredictable and demanding world? Achieving Excellence in High Performance Sport examines these questions within the exacting world of elite sport: a global stage that places the severest pressures not only on the dedicated athletes, but also on the vital talent of coaches, sport scientists and sport medicine practitioners. Achieving Excellence in High Performance Sport is the handbook for non-technical skill acquisition for anyone interested in high performance in any arena.

Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

by John Honeybourne

This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also examines the ways in which skills can be developed most effectively and addresses issues such as: characteristics and classifications of abilities and skills in sport information processing in sport motor programmes and motor control phases of learning presentation of skills and practices. A valuable resource for students and teachers in physical education, sport studies and sports science courses as well as for coaches who want to develop their theoretical knowledge.

Acquiring Skill in Sport: An Introduction

by John Honeybourne

This user-friendly, accessible text will enable new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. Each chapter covers important theoretical background and shows how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. The book also examines the ways in which skills can be developed most effectively and addresses issues such as: characteristics and classifications of abilities and skills in sport information processing in sport motor programmes and motor control phases of learning presentation of skills and practices. A valuable resource for students and teachers in physical education, sport studies and sports science courses as well as for coaches who want to develop their theoretical knowledge.

Active Learning — Active Physical Education Third Level (PDF)

by Leckie Leckie Staff Ann Duff Tom Hardie

Covering the Third Level Outcomes and Experiences for PE within the Health and Wellbeing Faculty, Active Physical Education provides rich tasks, interdisciplinary links, applications to real life experience and project ideas to support pupils’ skills development and learning as they progress through Curriculum for Excellence. Designed to support the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence, Active Physical Education covers the Third Level Outcomes and Experiences for PE in a manner which matches the philosophy of the new curriculum. Each double page spread contains rich tasks, interdisciplinary links, an extension exercise and real life applications so that pupils develop their skills as well as their knowledge and understanding. At the end of each unit, there is an assessment checklist, more activities to try and ideas for cross-curricular project work. With its particular focus on developing healthy habits for life and on building self esteem, Active Physical Education will inspire and motivate pupils in their PE class and beyond.

Advanced Personal Training: Science to practice

by Paul Hough Simon Penn

Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and training programme design resource to explore the evidence-base of effective programme design, drawing on cutting-edge scientific research to identify optimum training methods and dispel some common myths around fitness training. Putting clients’ training goals at the centre of the process by focusing on their most common objectives – such as improving general health, enhancing cardiorespiratory fitness, decreasing body fat and increasing muscle mass – this book helps the reader develop a better understanding of the physiological principles at the core of successful programme design. Simple to navigate and full of helpful features – including applied case studies, example training programmes and guides to further reading – it covers a variety of key topics such as: pre-exercise health screening lifestyle and fitness assessment nutrition cardiorespiratory (endurance), resistance and core training recovery from exercise. An essential text for fitness instructors, personal trainers and sport and exercise students, this book provides an invaluable resource for fitness courses, exercise science degree programmes and continued professional development for exercise professionals.

Advanced Personal Training: Science to practice

by Paul Hough Simon Penn

Effective fitness instruction and training programme design require an exercise specialist trainer to combine professional experience with strategies underpinned by scientific evidence. This is the first comprehensive fitness instruction and training programme design resource to explore the evidence-base of effective programme design, drawing on cutting-edge scientific research to identify optimum training methods and dispel some common myths around fitness training. Putting clients’ training goals at the centre of the process by focusing on their most common objectives – such as improving general health, enhancing cardiorespiratory fitness, decreasing body fat and increasing muscle mass – this book helps the reader develop a better understanding of the physiological principles at the core of successful programme design. Simple to navigate and full of helpful features – including applied case studies, example training programmes and guides to further reading – it covers a variety of key topics such as: pre-exercise health screening lifestyle and fitness assessment nutrition cardiorespiratory (endurance), resistance and core training recovery from exercise. An essential text for fitness instructors, personal trainers and sport and exercise students, this book provides an invaluable resource for fitness courses, exercise science degree programmes and continued professional development for exercise professionals.

Advanced Statistics for Kinesiology and Exercise Science: A Practical Guide to ANOVA and Regression Analyses

by Jared W. Coburn Moh H. Malek William D. Marelich

Advanced Statistics for Kinesiology and Exercise Science is the first textbook to cover advanced statistical methods in the context of the study of human performance. Divided into three distinct sections, the book introduces and explores in depth both analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regressions analyses, including chapters on: preparing data for analysis; one-way, factorial, and repeated-measures ANOVA; analysis of covariance and multiple analyses of variance and covariance; diagnostic tests; regression models for quantitative and qualitative data; model selection and validation; logistic regression Drawing clear lines between the use of IBM SPSS Statistics software and interpreting and analyzing results, and illustrated with sport and exercise science-specific sample data and results sections throughout, the book offers an unparalleled level of detail in explaining advanced statistical techniques to kinesiology students. Advanced Statistics for Kinesiology and Exercise Science is an essential text for any student studying advanced statistics or research methods as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in kinesiology, sport and exercise science, or health science.

Adventure Education: An Introduction

by Chris Hodgson Matt Berry

Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, delivery and evaluation of Adventure Education, with a strong emphasis on professional practice and delivery. Written by a team of leading Adventure Educators who can draw upon an extensive experience base, the book explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in Adventure Education. The book is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and research surveying the key contemporary issues facing Adventure Education Practitioners. This includes essentials for the adventure educator such as risk management and tailoring activities to meet specific learning needs, as well as providing an insight into contemporary uses for adventure programmes. With outdoor and adventure activities being more popular than ever before, this book is essential reading for any student, teacher or practitioner looking to understand Adventure Education and develop their professional skills.

Adventure Education: An Introduction

by Chris Hodgson Matt Berry

Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, delivery and evaluation of Adventure Education, with a strong emphasis on professional practice and delivery. Written by a team of leading Adventure Educators who can draw upon an extensive experience base, the book explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in Adventure Education. The book is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and research surveying the key contemporary issues facing Adventure Education Practitioners. This includes essentials for the adventure educator such as risk management and tailoring activities to meet specific learning needs, as well as providing an insight into contemporary uses for adventure programmes. With outdoor and adventure activities being more popular than ever before, this book is essential reading for any student, teacher or practitioner looking to understand Adventure Education and develop their professional skills.

Adventure Education: An Introduction

by Chris Hodgson Matt Berry

Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, delivery and evaluation of Adventure Education, with a strong emphasis on professional practice and delivery. Written by a team of leading Adventure Educators who can draw upon an extensive experience base, the book explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in Adventure Education. The book is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and research surveying the key contemporary issues facing Adventure Education Practitioners. This includes essentials for the adventure educator such as risk management and tailoring activities to meet specific learning needs, as well as providing an insight into contemporary uses for adventure programmes. With outdoor and adventure activities being more popular than ever before, this book is essential reading for any student, teacher or practitioner looking to understand Adventure Education and develop their professional skills.

Adventure Education: An Introduction (PDF)

by Chris Hodgson Matt Berry

Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, delivery and evaluation of Adventure Education, with a strong emphasis on professional practice and delivery. Written by a team of leading Adventure Educators who can draw upon an extensive experience base, the book explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in Adventure Education. The book is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and research surveying the key contemporary issues facing Adventure Education Practitioners. This includes essentials for the adventure educator such as risk management and tailoring activities to meet specific learning needs, as well as providing an insight into contemporary uses for adventure programmes. With outdoor and adventure activities being more popular than ever before, this book is essential reading for any student, teacher or practitioner looking to understand Adventure Education and develop their professional skills.

Air Pistol Ten Metres (large print)

by Rnib

This page has three images on it: an air pistol, a shooting target and an Olympic air pistol contestant taking aim. Each image has a dashed line image border. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Air pistol (top left): This is an image of an air pistol, seen from the side and pointing right. The grip of the pistol is to the left of the image. To the right of this are the trigger, and the barrel extending to the right of the image with the front sight on the far right. Down the page from the barrel is the gas cylinder, which contains the C-O 2 that powers the gun. Shooting target (bottom left): This is an image of a 10-metre air pistol shooting target at full size. Part of the target on the left and at the top has not been shown because of space considerations. There are eleven concentric circles. The scores go from 1 for the outermost ring to 10.9 for the innermost. They are marked in print numerals from 8 to 1, starting at the fourth ring from the centre and going vertically and horizontally to the outer ring. Olympic air pistol contestant (right): The contestant is facing forward with his head facing to the left. His head is in the top right of the page with his torso down the page. One arm is stretched out to the left with his hand holding an air pistol pointing to the left. His other arm hangs down to the right of his body. His legs go down the page from his body to his feet on the ground at the bottom of the page. He is wearing a tracksuit and a peaked baseball cap.

Air Pistol Ten Metres (UEB contracted)

by Rnib

This page has three images on it: an air pistol, a shooting target and an Olympic air pistol contestant taking aim. Each image has a dashed line image border. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Air pistol (top left): This is an image of an air pistol, seen from the side and pointing right. The grip of the pistol is to the left of the image. To the right of this are the trigger, and the barrel extending to the right of the image with the front sight on the far right. Down the page from the barrel is the gas cylinder, which contains the C-O 2 that powers the gun. Shooting target (bottom left): This is an image of a 10-metre air pistol shooting target at full size. Part of the target on the left and at the top has not been shown because of space considerations. There are eleven concentric circles. The scores go from 1 for the outermost ring to 10.9 for the innermost. They are marked in print numerals from 8 to 1, starting at the fourth ring from the centre and going vertically and horizontally to the outer ring. Olympic air pistol contestant (right): The contestant is facing forward with his head facing to the left. His head is in the top right of the page with his torso down the page. One arm is stretched out to the left with his hand holding an air pistol pointing to the left. His other arm hangs down to the right of his body. His legs go down the page from his body to his feet on the ground at the bottom of the page. He is wearing a tracksuit and a peaked baseball cap.

Air Pistol Ten Metres (UEB uncontracted)

by Rnib

This page has three images on it: an air pistol, a shooting target and an Olympic air pistol contestant taking aim. Each image has a dashed line image border. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Air pistol (top left): This is an image of an air pistol, seen from the side and pointing right. The grip of the pistol is to the left of the image. To the right of this are the trigger, and the barrel extending to the right of the image with the front sight on the far right. Down the page from the barrel is the gas cylinder, which contains the C-O 2 that powers the gun. Shooting target (bottom left): This is an image of a 10-metre air pistol shooting target at full size. Part of the target on the left and at the top has not been shown because of space considerations. There are eleven concentric circles. The scores go from 1 for the outermost ring to 10.9 for the innermost. They are marked in print numerals from 8 to 1, starting at the fourth ring from the centre and going vertically and horizontally to the outer ring. Olympic air pistol contestant (right): The contestant is facing forward with his head facing to the left. His head is in the top right of the page with his torso down the page. One arm is stretched out to the left with his hand holding an air pistol pointing to the left. His other arm hangs down to the right of his body. His legs go down the page from his body to his feet on the ground at the bottom of the page. He is wearing a tracksuit and a peaked baseball cap.

Alchemy of Pushing Hands (PDF)

by Oleg Tcherne

The practice of Pushing Hands (Tui Shou) is generally thought of as a means of enhancing the practice of Taiji Quan, but it is also an independent practice in its own right. Pushing Hands develops sensitivity to the body's internal state and can be used to help control the emotions, the circulation of energy and physical balance. This book teaches the reader how to act or react in harmony with any external event without losing their 'balance' or center, enabling them to respond with confidence and flexibility to each situation. Illuminating the principles of body construction, this accessible and practical guide to Pushing Hands explains the eight types of concentration and the six "efforts" required to master them. Taking the reader through the thirteen principles of Pushing Hands and nine keys of movement which enable the proper flow of energy, the author provides a thorough understanding of the various elements of Pushing Hands practice. Exercises for developing concentration and pushing hands techniques are clearly explained and illustrated throughout the book. Whether practising Pushing Hands in conjunction with Taiji Quan or as an independent practice, this book is ideal for practitioners and students of Chinese martial and health arts.

Animal Kingdoms: Hunting, The Environment, And Power In The Indian Princely States

by Julie E. Hughes

Animal Kingdoms reveals the far-reaching cultural, political, and environmental importance of hunting in colonial India. Julie E. Hughes explores how Indian princes relied on their prowess as hunters of prized game to advance personal status, solidify power, and establish links with the historic battlefields and legendary deeds of their ancestors.

Animal Kingdoms: Hunting, The Environment, And Power In The Indian Princely States

by Julie E. Hughes

Animal Kingdoms reveals the far-reaching cultural, political, and environmental importance of hunting in colonial India. Julie E. Hughes explores how Indian princes relied on their prowess as hunters of prized game to advance personal status, solidify power, and establish links with the historic battlefields and legendary deeds of their ancestors.

The Antarctic Dive Guide: Fully Revised and Updated Third Edition

by Lisa Eareckson Kelley

The Antarctic Dive Guide is the first and only dive guide to the seventh continent, until recently the exclusive realm of scientific and military divers. Today, however, the icy waters of Antarctica have become the extreme destination for recreational divers wishing to explore beyond the conventional and observe the strange marine life that abounds below the surface. This book is packed with information about the history of diving in Antarctica and its wildlife, and features stunning underwater photography.The Antarctic Dive Guide covers 31 key dive sites on the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia and includes maps and detailed guidance on how best to explore each site. Essential information is also provided on how to choose and prepare for travel to this remote region, and diving techniques for subzero waters. This book is an indispensable resource for anyone considering diving in Antarctica, and an exciting read for anyone interested in this little-explored underwater world.This fully revised and updated third edition:Covers 4 new dive sitesFeatures revised and updated information for the other 27 sites coveredIncludes new sections on the Sea Leopard Project and natural product chemistry from Antarctic marine organisms

Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs

by Dona J. Housh Terry J. Housh Herbert A. DeVries

Applied Exercise & Sport Physiology, Fourth Edition, presents theory and application in an appealing, balanced, and manageable format. By providing an essential introduction to the systems of the human body and covering important aspects of exercise and sport physiology, it will be a useful resource for students as they learn to become exercise science professionals, physician's assistants, physical therapists, physical educators, or coaches. It provides the right amount of practical information they will need to apply in hospitals, clinics, schools, and settings such as health clubs, youth sport leagues, and similar environments. The authors have carefully designed the material to be covered easily in one semester, in an introductory course, but the book can also serve as a foundation for advanced courses. Its 18 lab experiences are matched to relevant chapters and complement the topics covered; they allow readers to apply physiological principles to exercise and sport, provide opportunities for hands-on learning and application of the scientific principles, and often don't require complex equipment.

Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs

by Dona J. Housh Terry J. Housh Herbert A. DeVries

Applied Exercise & Sport Physiology, Fourth Edition, presents theory and application in an appealing, balanced, and manageable format. By providing an essential introduction to the systems of the human body and covering important aspects of exercise and sport physiology, it will be a useful resource for students as they learn to become exercise science professionals, physician's assistants, physical therapists, physical educators, or coaches. It provides the right amount of practical information they will need to apply in hospitals, clinics, schools, and settings such as health clubs, youth sport leagues, and similar environments. The authors have carefully designed the material to be covered easily in one semester, in an introductory course, but the book can also serve as a foundation for advanced courses. Its 18 lab experiences are matched to relevant chapters and complement the topics covered; they allow readers to apply physiological principles to exercise and sport, provide opportunities for hands-on learning and application of the scientific principles, and often don't require complex equipment.

AQA A-level PE Book 1: For A-level year 1 and AS (PDF)

by Symond Burrows Sue Young Ross Howitt Carl Atherton

Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with AQA PE for A Level Book 1. This reliable and accessible textbook will offer your students comprehensive support for both the academic and practical elements of the course. This Student's Book has been selected for AQA's official approval process. - Key questions to direct thinking and help students focus on the key points - Diagrams to aid understanding - Summaries to aid revision and help students access the main points - Extension questions, stimulus material and suggestions for further reading to stretch, challenge and encourage independent thinking and a deeper understanding - Definition of key terms - again to aid and consolidate understanding of technical vocabulary and concepts - Activities to build conceptual understanding and sound knowledge and understanding, analysis, evaluation and application skills Contents: Section 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 1. 1 The cardiovascular system (Sue Young) 1. 2 The respiratory system (Sue Young) 1. 3 The neuromuscular system (Sue Young) 1. 4 The musco-skeletal system and analysis of movement in physical activities (Sue Young) Section 2 Skill acquisition 2. 1 Skill acquisition (Carl Atherton) 2. 2 Principles and theories of learning and performance (Carl Atherton) Section 3 Sport and society 3. 1 Emergence of globalization of sport in the 21st century (Symond Burrows) 3. 2 The impact of sport on society and of society on sport (Symond Burrows) Section 4 Exercise physiology 4. 1 Diet and nutrition and their effect on physical activity and performance (Sue Young) 4. 2 Preparation and training methods in relation to maintaining physical activity and performance (Sue Young) Section 5 Biomechanical movement 5. 1 Biomechancial principles and levers (Sue Young) Section 6 Sport psychology 6. 1 Physiological influences on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6. 2Further psychological effects on the individual (Carl Atherton) 6. 3 Psychological influences on the team (Carl Atherton) Section 7 The role of technology in physical activity and sport 7. 1 The role of technology in physical activity and sport (Symond Burrows) Section 8 Assessment 8. 1 Tackling the AS exam (Ross Howitt) 8. 2 Tackling the non-examined assessment (Ross Howitt) 9781471859571

AQA GCSE Physical Education (2nd edition) (PDF)

by Kirk Bizley

Written by a highly experienced author, this second edition supports delivery of the udpated specification for examination from 2014. New sections on organisation influences and culture as well as updated activities and practice questions.

AQA GCSE Physical Education: Student Book (PDF)

by Kirk Bizley

Please note this title is suitable for any student studying:Exam Board: AQALevel: GCSESubject: Physical EducationFirst teaching: September 2016First exams: June 2018The third edition of AQA GCSE PE Student Book, by best-selling and trusted author Kirk Bizley, has been fully revised to completely match the 2016 AQA GCSE PE specification. It contains everything students needto succeed and is presented visually to ensure that it is accessible to all.

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