• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Ethics in Youth Sport: Policy and Pedagogical Applications - Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport (Hardback)
  • Ethics in Youth Sport: Policy and Pedagogical Applications - Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport (Hardback)
zoom

Ethics in Youth Sport: Policy and Pedagogical Applications - Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport (Hardback)

(editor), (editor)
£115.00
Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 16/08/2012
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

The influence of professional, adult sport on youth sport is now a global concern. Children are involved in high-stakes competitive sport at national and international levels at an increasingly young age. In addition, the use of sport as a medium for positive youth development by governments and within the community has fuelled ambitious targets for young people's participation in sport at all levels. In this important study of ethical issues in and around youth sport, leading international experts argue for the development of strong ethical codes for the conduct of youth sport and for effective policy and pedagogical applications to ensure that the positive benefits of sport are optimized and the negative aspects diminished.

At the heart of the discussion are the prevailing standards and expectations of youth sport in developed societies, typically consisting of the development of motor competence, the development of a safe and healthy lifestyle and competitive style, and the development of a positive self-image and good relationship skills. The book examines the recommendations emerging from the `Panathlon Declaration' and the debates that have followed, and covers a wide range of key ethical issues, including:

emotional and physical abuse

aggression and violence

doping and cheating

values and norms

teaching and coaching

integrity management.

Ethics in Youth Sport is focused on the application of ethical policy and pedagogies and is grounded in practice. It assumes no prior ethical training on the part of the reader and is essential reading for all students, researchers, policy makers and professionals working with children and young people in sport across school, community and professional settings.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415679039
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 20 mm

You may also be interested in...

Eleven Rings
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Twenty20 Cricket
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Sport Psychology for Youth Coaches
Added to basket
Skills
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
Advanced Marathoning
Added to basket
The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body
Added to basket
Fast After 50
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
Achieve the Impossible
Added to basket
Soccer Drills
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Legacy
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback
The Sports Gene
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Big Miss
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Complete Calisthenics
Added to basket
Strength Training Anatomy
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.