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Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780073047386

ISBN10:
0073047384
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/27/2006
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

This text is designed to introduce students to the fields of physical education, exercise science, and allied health. Authored by one of the leading experts in the field, this comprehensive text introduces students to the history and trends in physical education and the human movement sciences. The text includes a discussion of careers and professional issues in all areas of physical education and kinesiology as well as an introduction to the major subfields including exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, control, and development, sport sociology, sport and exercise psychology, sport pedagogy, sport humanities, and related areas in athletic training, sport management, and allied health.

Table of Contents

PART I. UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT OF LIFESPAN SPORT, FITNESS, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1. Lifespan Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education

2. The Emergence of a Profession: 18851930

3. Consolidation and Specialization: 1930Present

4. Changing Philosophies for Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education

PART II. SPORT

5. Basic Concepts of Sport

6. Sport Programs and Professions

7. Problems and Issues in Sport

PART III. FITNESS

8. Basic Concepts of Fitness

9. Fitness Programs and Professions

10. Problems and Issues in Fitness

PART IV. PHYSICAL EDUCATION

11. Basic Concepts of Physical Education

12. Physical Education Programs and Professions

13. Problems and Issues in Physical Education

PART V. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: BUILDING A NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

14. Developing an Infrastructure to Support Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles

15. The Crucial Themes Defining Our Present and Future

16. The Physical Science Subdisciplines Supporting the Professions

17. The Social Science Sub Disciplines Supporting the Professions

Themes Defining Our Present and Future

Glossary

Bibliography

Index



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