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Youth leadership in sport and physical education

Author: Thomas J Martinek; Donald R Hellison
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"The emerging field of youth development has recently focused on fostering leadership qualities. Embracing the idea that children are capable of being leaders when given the chance, Martinek and Hellison describe actual programs that have been developed. These programs become the basis for a range of recommendations for planning, conducting, and evaluating leadership programs for young people, particularly urban  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Martinek; Donald R Hellison
ISBN: 0230612369 9780230612365
OCLC Number: 226357003
Description: xvii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. What's worth doing. Developing youth into leaders through sport and physical education. Youth development, sport, and youth leadership --
Youth leadership, social justice, and citizenship. pt. 2. Stages of youth leadership. Stages of youth leadership development --
Stage one : learning to take responsibility --
Stage two : leadership awareness --
Stage three : cross-age leadership --
Stage four : self-actualized leadership. pt. 3. Making leadership work. Relationships with leaders --
Problem-solving in youth leadership --
In-school physical education --
Assessment --
Research on youth leadership programs --
Making it happen.
Responsibility: Tom Martinek and Don Hellison.


This book responds to the needs of urban youth by describing youth development principles in physical activity programs. These programs are built on urban kids' assets and promise rather than their  Read more...
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"This well-written volume is required reading for anyone involved with youth in broad educational settings as well as in the context of physical education... Highly recommended." - CHOICE"This is a Read more...

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