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P.E. & Sport

Degree Level
Applied Sport Science
Sport and Exercise Science (2009)
Joanne Thatcher, Rhys Thatcher, Melissa Day, Matt Portas and Simon Hood.
Publisher Learningmatters ISBN 978 1844451876


Sport and Recreation Management
Wolsey, C and Abrams, J.(2001) Understanding the Leisure and Sport
Industry (London: Wiley)
Beech, J and Chadwick, S. (2004) The Business of Sport Management
(Harlow: Prentice Hall)
J. Horne (2006) Sport in Consumer Culture (Basingstoke: Palgrave)
J. Horne, A. Tomlinson & G. Whannel (1999) Understanding Sport (London:
Houlihan, B. (2003) Sport and Society: A Student Introduction


Physical Education
Bailey, R. and Kirk, D. Eds [2009] 'The Routledge Physical Education
Reader'. Routledge Publication Abingdon. Oxford.
Green, K. [2008] 'Understanding Physical Education'. Sage Publications.
Kenny, W. L. Wilmore, J. H. and Costill, D. L. [2012] 'Physiology of Sport and
Exercise'. 5th Ed. Human Kinetics Publication. Leeds.
McMorris, T. [2004] 'Acquisition and Performance of Sports Skills'. Wiley
Townsend, D. [1997] 'An Introduction to Aesthetics'. Wiley - Blackwell


Other recommended sporting reads for KS4 & 5


Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice
Matthew Syed (Author)
Ahead of the Game: How to Use Your Mind to Win in Sport by Jeremy Lazarus (20 Nov 2006)
The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle (11 Sep 2012)
The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition (Complete Guides) by Anita Bean (30 Apr 2009)
Sports Biomechanics: The Basics: Optimising Human Performance by Anthony J. Blazevich (1 Sep 2010)
Sport Pedagogy: An Introduction for Teaching and Coaching by Dr Kathleen Armour (24 Mar 2011)
Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat: The science behind drugs in sport by Chris Cooper (12 Apr 2012)
Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies by Jay Coakley and Elizabeth Pike (1 Jun 2009)