9780073376516

Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073376516

  • ISBN10:

    0073376515

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/13/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Authored by one of the leading experts in the field, this comprehensive text introduces students to the fields of physical education, exercise science, and allied health--presenting 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.In addition, this title provides students with instant access to an Online Learning Center. This ancillary sets them up for success with articles and research on physical education, interactive quizzes and activities, test preparation flashcards, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Understanding the Context for Lifespan Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education
Lifespan Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education
The Heritage of Physical Education, Sport and Fitness in the United States
Changing Philosophies for Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education
Sport
Basic Concepts of Sport
Sport Programs and Professions
Problems and Issues in Sport
Fitness
Basic Concepts of Fitness
Fitness Programs and Professions
Problems and Issues in Fitness
Physical Education
Basic Concepts of Physical Education
Physical-Education Programs and Professions
Problems and Issues in Physical Education
Building a National Infrastructure to Support Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles
Developing an Infrastructure to Support Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles
The Crucial Themes Defining Our Present and Future
The Physical-Science Subdisciplines Supporting the Professions
The Social-Science Subdisciplines Supporting the Professions Bibliography
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