Packed full of theoretical and practical features, this textbook is essential reading for those studying Physical Education at secondary level. "Physical Education for Learning" provides an up-to-date, authoritative and accessible presentation of the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective teacher of secondary physical education. The central theme of the book is the promotion of learning, and the selection of content has been designed to ensure coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of effective teaching for learning. Each chapter includes directed activities that encourage the reader to engage critically and actively with the text. In addition each chapter offers a 'Learning More' section, directing readers to further sources of guidance, web resources and key texts.