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Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies

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Summary

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studiesprovides students with an exciting opportunity to discover the diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport and the wealth of careers available in these fields. Students are introduced to the heritage, current programs, and future potential of their majors through the explanation of the origins of different careers and the skills necessary to perform them.

Table of Contents

PREFACE x

UNIT ONE PRINCIPLES AND SCOPE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT STUDIES

CHAPTER 1 PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT STUDIES—DYNAMIC FIELDS

The Dynamic Fields of Human Movement

Quality of Life

Importance of Physical Activity

Obesity

Purpose

Objectives or Outcomes of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Programs

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Kathie Davis

CHAPTER 2 EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCES

What Is an Academic Discipline

The Scientific Foundations of the Exercise and Sport Sciences

Sub-Disciplines in the Exercise and Sport Sciences

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: René Revis Shingles

CHAPTER 3 PROFESSIONs OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT

What is a Profession?

Pedagogy

Undergraduate Specializations

Specialized Professional Organizations

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Shirley Ann Holt/Hale

CHAPTER 4 PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT

Why Study Philosophy?

Five Traditional Philosophies

Ethics

Developing a Personal Philosophy of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Sharon Kay Stoll

CHAPTER 5 CAREER OPTIONS

Factors Influencing Career Choices

Teaching

Fitness, Exercise, and Sport Sciences

Recreation and Leisure Services

Athletic Training and Physical Therapy

Athletics

Sport Management

Sport Marketing

Sport Communication

Other Related Careers 1

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Kelly McFarland

CHAPTER 6 PREPARATION FOR A CAREER

The Challenge

Educational Background

Getting Involved

Beginning Your Career Involvement

Graduate Education

Gaining Experience

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Marty Pomerantz

UNIT TWO HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT

CHAPTER 7 EARLY HERITAGE IN SPORTS AND GYMNASTICS

Early Cultures

Homeric Greeks (Before 776 B.C.)

Spartans (776 B.C. to 371 B.C.)

Early Athenians (776 B.C. to 480 B.C.)

Late Athenians (480 B.C. to 338 B.C.)

Pan-Hellenic Festivals (776 B.C. to A.D. 400)

Five Events of the Pentathlon

Roman Republic (500 B.C. to 27 B.C.)

Roman Empire (27 B.C. to A.D. 476)

Medieval Europe (500 to 1500)

Renaissance and the Reformation (1450 to 1650)

Age of Enlightenment (1700s)

Naturalism (1770 to 1830)

Nationalism (1800s)

Sports in Great Britain (1800s)

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Jim Whittaker

CHAPTER 8 EARLY AMERICAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT

Physical Activities in the Colonies

Early German Gymnastics in the United States

Early Americans Who Influenced Physical Education Programs

Early Swedish Gymnastics in the United States

The Battle of the Systems

Establishment of Normal Schools for Physical Education

Founding of the National Association

Promotion of Play for Children

Development of Amateur Sports

Collegiate Sports for Men

Collegiate Sports for Women

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Mike Walters

CHAPTER 9 TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT

The New Physical Education

Leaders in the New Physical Education

Major Developments in Physical Education and Exercise Science

Amateur and Collegiate Sports

Play to Recreation to Fitness

Federal Legislation

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Michael DeLong

UNIT THREE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, EXERCISE SCIENCE, AND SPORT FOR EVERYONE

CHAPTER 10 OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND EXERCISE SCIENCE

Value of Physical Activity for Everyone

Recreation and Leisure Services

Exercise Science

Interdisciplinary Research

Elementary School Programs

Middle School Programs

Secondary School Programs

Challenges Facing Physical Educators

Changes in Licensure Requirements

Accountability

Career Burnout

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Andrea Hudy

CHAPTER 11 ISSUES IN SPORTS

Girls and Women in Sports

Sport Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities and Especially African Americans

Sport Opportunities for Senior Citizens

Sport Opportunities for Individuals with Special Needs

Youth Sports

Interscholastic Sports

Intercollegiate Athletics

International Sports

Summary 372

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Mark Dominik

CHAPTER 12 LEADERSHIP FOR ACTIVE LIVING

Introductory Scenario

Leadership in Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sports

Possible Changes in Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sports

Changing Identity—From Physical Education to Exercise Science and Sport Studies

Physical Activity Trends and the Consequences of Inactivity

Promoting Physical Activity

Physical Activity throughout Life Science and Athletics

Summary

CAREER PERSPECTIVE: Dana D. Brooks

GLOSSARY

CREDITS

INDEX



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