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For classes in Physical Education Instruction
Tools and Techniques for the Next Generation of Physical Education Teachers
Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children delivers comprehensive techniques on skill development, activity promotion, and physical fitness behaviors, designed to broaden the role and preparation of future and existing physical educators. Physical Education instructors are under pressure to teach more with fewer resources, and this comprehensive text is here to help.
The Eighteenth Edition teaches students how to tailor activities to a range of abilities and make classes valuable for all children, regardless of their aptitude for athletics, and adapt games for classroom use if a gym or other open space is not available. Whether students have previous teaching experience, are currently teaching, or haven’t yet taught in a classroom setting, this text will quickly bring them up to speed on current Physical Education practices to help the next generation live active and healthy lives.
Robert P. Pangrazi, Ph.D., taught for 31 years at Arizona State University, Tempe, in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, and is now Professor Emeritus. An AAHPERD Honor Fellow and a Fellow in the Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, he was honored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) with the Margie Hanson Distinguished Service Award. He is a best-selling author of numerous books and texts over the years, including multiple editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Children, with Paul W. Darst (Pearson). He co-edited Toward a Better Understanding of Physical Fitness and Activity: Selected Topics, for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, with Chuck Corbin (a McGraw-Hill fitness and wellness author). In addition to numerous other books and texts, he has written many journal articles and scholarly papers for publication.
Aaron Beighle, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, Lexington in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, teaching Physical Education Methods courses. In addition to numerous scholarly articles and other academic materials and frequent chapter contributions to a number of widely-used texts including previous editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, he co-authored Pedometer Power (2e, 2007, Human Kinetics), and Physical Activity for Children: A Statement of Guidelines for Children Ages 5-12 (2e, 2004, NASPE). His areas of research include physical activity promotion, specifically examining school-based physical activity programs, and the use of pedometers to encourage physical activity for youth.
PART I: Instruction and Program Implementation
Section 1: Understanding the Need for Physical Education
1. Elementary School Physical Education
2. Understanding the Growth and Development of Children
Section 2: The Instructional Process
3. Preparing a Quality Lesson
4. Curriculum Development
5. Improving Instructional Effectiveness
6. Management and Discipline
7. Children with Disabilities
Section 3: Program Implementation
8. Evaluation and Technology
9. Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety
10. Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies
11. Integrating Academic Concepts in Physical Education
PART II: Teaching the Objectives of Physical Education
Section 4: Personal Health Skills
12. Promoting and Monitoring Physical Activity
13. Physical Fitness
14. Active and Healthy Schools
Section 5: Motor Skills
15. Movement Concepts and Themes
16. Fundamental Motor Skills and Introductory Activities
17. Manipulative Skills
18. Body Management Skills
Section 6: Specialized Motor Skills
19. Rhythmic Movement Skills
20. Gymnastic Skills
21. Cooperative Skills
22. Game Skills
Section 7: Lifetime Activities and Sport Skills
23. Lifetime Activities
29. Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running
Backmatter: Glossary, General Index, Activities Index, Photo Credits