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Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

Edited by: Ken Green , Andy Smith

Print publication date:  January  2016
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415840033
eBook ISBN: 9780203795002
Adobe ISBN: 9781134469932

10.4324/9780203795002
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The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance of sport during a key transitional period of our lives, from the later teenage years into the early twenties, and therefore helps us develop a better understanding of the social construction of young people’s lives.

The book covers youth sport in all its forms, from competitive game-contests and conventional sport to recreational activities, exercise and lifestyle sport, and at all levels, from elite competition to leisure time activities and school physical education. It explores youth sport across the world, in developing and developed countries, and touches on some of the most significant themes and issues in contemporary sport studies, including physical activity and health, lifelong participation, talent identification and development, and safeguarding and abuse.

No other book brings together in one place such a breadth and depth of material on youth sport or the engagement of young people in physical activity. The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is therefore important reading for all advanced students, researchers, practitioners and policy-makers with an interest in youth sport, youth culture, sport studies or physical education.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  General Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Young People And Social Change Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Youth Leisure As The Context For Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Youths’ Use Of Time From Comparative, Historical And Developmental Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Youth, Sport And Leisure Careers Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Youth Sport Participation Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Youth Sport In Norway Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Youth Sport In The United States Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Youth Sport In Australasia Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Youth Sport In Japan Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Youth Sport In The Middle East Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Youth Sport In China Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Tracking And Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Dropping Out From Clubs, Dropping In To Sport Light? Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Indoorising The Outdoors Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Lifestyle And Adventure Sports Among Youth Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Parenting And Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Peer Group Experiences In Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Understanding Take-Up, Drop-Out And Drop-Off In Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  24:  A Personal Assets Approach To Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Playing An Unequal Game? Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Sexuality, Gender And Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Youth Sport, Race And Ethnicity Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Sport, Youth And Religion Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Youth Sport And Dis/Ability Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Unpacking Gender/Sexuality/Race/Disability/Social Class To Understand The Embodied Experiences Of Young People In Contemporary Physical Culture Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Youths’ Participation Rights In Relation To Dominant Movement Cultures Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Physical Activity And Sedentary Behaviour In Youth Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Health-Enhancing Effects Of Physical Activity Among Youth Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Measuring Physical Activity Among Youth Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Youth Sport, Health And Physical Activity Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Youth Sport And Mental Health Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Eating Disorders In Young Athletes Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Everyday Distortions Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Youth Sport, Cigarettes, Alcohol And Illicit Drugs Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  43:  The Elements Of Talent Development In Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Talent Identification And Development In Youth Sport Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Health, Well-Being And The ‘Logic’ Of Elite Youth Sports Work Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Child Abuse In Sport Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Elite Youth Sport Policy And Dual Career Support Services In Fifteen Countries Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Youth Sport Policy In Small Nations Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Youth And Sport-For-Change Programmes Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Enacting Youth Sport Policy Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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