Tony Morris, PhD, is a professor in the School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance at Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Leeds in England in 1984. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...“Physician, heal thyself” is an overused statement, but if the shoe fits! The message about the benefits of physical activity for health is spreading widely in the general community, yet in many countries less than 50% of the population...
Alan Launder has been involved in sports for more than 50 years as a competitor, teacher, and coach. He has worked in Great Britain, the United States, and Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Wendy Piltz has been involved in physical education and sports for many years as a player, teacher, and coach. Her involvement in a range of sports and various outdoor pursuits is a significant aspect of her lifestyle and expertise. An accomplished athlete, Piltz has competed at the district level in basketball and netball, the state level in touch, and at the national level in women’s cricket and lacrosse. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Play Practice: Engaging and Developing Skilled Players From Beginner to Elite
Human Kinetics, 2013
...Table tennis lowers expectations and teaches you to live with disappointment as a necessary function of human engagement.As chapter 3 shows, one of the biggest problems for youngsters learning to play any ball game is the time it takes them...
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