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Current Issues and Controversies in School and Community Health, Sport and Physical Education $195.00
Editors: Jennifer A. O'Dea (Univeristy of Sydney, Australia)
Book Description:
This book provides unique and contemporary insights into the major current issues and controversies in school and community health education, physical education and sports, as well as issues in teacher education of these issues. The distinctive focus of this new volume is to describe current issues and controversies using international perspectives and subsequently be able to create practical strategies for health and sports promotion activities in schools, communities and teacher education. Authors have been drawn together from the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Israel, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Portugal, the Netherlands, Sweden and Germany. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Section 1: Issues in Health Education

Section 1.1. Issues in School Health Education

Chapter 1: The challenges of conducting research in schools on obesity, weight, diet and health
(Wendy Wills, Mei-Li Roberts, Kathryn Backett-Milburn and Julia Lawton)

Chapter 2: Suicidal behavior and prevention in adolescence
(Hatim A. Omar and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 3: Abstinence only until marriage programs in the United States of America (USA): Science and Human Rights
(John S. Santelli, Mary A. Ott, Joanne Csete, Shama Samant and Dana Czuczka)

Chapter 4: Social and emotional training in school: A contentious matter in Sweden
(Birgitta Kimber)

Chapter 5: Producing the self-managing female-citizen in a climate of ‘healthy’ living
(Kellie Burns and Kate Russell)

Chapter 6: Addressing body image issues in Australia’s health education classroom: A case for a constructivist approach to media literacy interventions
(Michelle Gorzanelli)

Section 1.2: Issues in Community Health Education

Chapter 7: Reframing pre-service teachers’ perceptions of sexuality education: Challenges for teacher educators
(Margaret Sinkinson)

Chapter 8: Teacher training for child protection
(Kate Russell)

Chapter 9: Eating disorder prevention programs on the university campus
(Jennifer A. O’Dea & Renata L. Cinelli)

Chapter 10: Life skills education and teacher training workshops in Japan
(Tetsuro Kawabata and Naomi Chisuwa)

Chapter 11: Youth gambling: An important social policy and public health issue
(Jeffrey L. Derevensky)

Chapter 12: A review of undergraduate university tobacco control policy process in Canada
(Lynne Baillie, Doris Callaghan and Michelle Smith)

Chapter 13: Teachers’ detecting and reporting child abuse and neglect: Research into the determinants of complex professional behavior
(Kerryann Walsh, Adrienne Goebbels and Jan Nicholson)

Chapter 14: Smoke free environments for children – the relationship between schools and wider smoke free environments
(Heather Gifford & George Thomson)

Chapter 15: Internet-delivered health behavior change interventions aimed at adolescents
(Rik Crutzen)

Section 2: Issues in Sport and Physical Education

Section 2.1: Issues in School Sport and Physical Education

Chapter 16: The trial of activity in adolescent girls (TAAG): from theory to implementation in middle school physical activity promotion
(John P. Elder, Leslie A. Lytle, Deborah R. Young, Larry Webber, Russell Pate, June Stevens, Charlotte Pratt and Timothy Lohman)

Chapter 17: Unstructured and structured environments for physical activity in schools
(Jorge Mota, José Carlos Ribeiro and Maria Paula Santos)

Chapter 18: Enhancing educational, health and physical activity goals among children and adolescents: The development of school curriculum areas
(Louisa Peralta)

Chapter 19: An overview of the benefits, issues and challenges that generalist primary school teachers face when teaching physical education
(Andrew Bennie and Ben Still)

Section 2.2: Issues in Teacher Physical Education and Sport Education

Chapter 20: Approaches toward health promotion and doping prevention in light of determinant factors of substance abuse in sports among adolescents
(Berit Wanjek, Jenny Rosendahl, Bernhard Strauss and Holger Gabriel)

Chapter 21: Teaching coaching expertise: How to educate for coaching excellence
(Paul G. Schempp, Bryan A. McCullick, Matthew A. Grant)

Chapter 22: Knowledge of performance enhancing and prohibited substances in elite and recreational athletes
(Rhonda Orr)

Section 2.3: Issues in Community Sport and Physical Education

Chapter 23: Challenges facing youth coaches
(Donna O’Connor)

Chapter 24: The integrative power of sport myth or reality?: The story of two Vietnamese families and their involvement with community Australian Rules Football
(Melanie Nash & James Morrissey)

Chapter 25: Striving for excellence: The talent identification and development pathway
(Donna O’Connor and Balin Cupples)

Chapter 26: The place of laptops in physical education: Should they stay in the changing rooms?
(Wayne Cotton)

Chapter 27: Using performance technology in coaching – is it only for the elite?
(Donna O’Connor)

About the Editor

Index

   Series:
      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-372-4
   Status: FM
  
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