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Published in conjunction with SHAPE America Focusing on the unique nature of qualitative methods within kinesiology settings, Qualitative Research and Evaluation in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy guides graduate students and early career researchers through designing, conducting, and reporting of qualitative research studies with specific references to the challenges and possibilities of the field. Written by qualitative researchers in the fields of physical education and activity, this practical text begins with an overview of qualitative methods before advancing into planning for, collecting, and analyzing qualitative data. The final sections highlight specific qualitative methods applications in physical education and activity before discussing future directions and emerging applications of qualitative research. Key Features: - A history of qualitative research is provided in Chapters 1 and 2, followed by several chapters that introduce a variety of contemporary qualitative research approaches. - Experts in the field author each of the chapters, sharing their prior experience using qualitative approaches - Examples, tools, and insights throughout provide readers with helpful guidance in conducting qualitative research - Critical thinking questions and activities at the end of each chapter provide resources for class discussion and promote reflection among readers - Navigate eBook access (included with the printed text) includes the digital text enhanced with 6 author created videos, chapter review slides, and more.