Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

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  • Edition: 16th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-15
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Integrating the traditional presentation of the nature, scope, philosophy, and history of physical education and sport with the growing career opportunities available within this dynamic field, this text addresses the challenges and the future of the discipline. It emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers, addressing areas such as teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic and personal training, sport management, and sport media.

Table of Contents

Nature and Scope of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
Meaning and Philosophy
Role in Society and Education
Historical Foundations
Motor Behavior
Biomechanical Foundations
Exercise Physiology
Sociological Foundations
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Careers and Professional Considerations
Career and Professional Development
Teaching and Coaching Careers
Fitness- and Health-Related Careers
Sport Careers
Issues, Challenges, and the Future
Issues and Challenges
Future Trends
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