9780073523781

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073523781

  • ISBN10:

    007352378X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/3/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This accessible introductory text explores the history, philosophies, and principles of today's physical education programs within a practical, career-oriented framework. The text explores the wide variety of career opportunities available, and includes a greater focus on non-teaching related careers in physical education and sport.

Table of Contents

Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies-Dynamic Fields
Exercise and Sport Sciences
The Profession of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies
Philosophy of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
Selecting a Career
Preparation for a Career
Early Heritage in Sports and Gymnastics
Early American Physical Education and Sport
Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Physical Education and Sport
Opportunities and Challenges in Physical Education and Exercise Science
Issues in Sports
Leadership for Active Living
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