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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|
|Basic Concepts of Sport|
|Sport Programs and Professions|
|Problems and Issues in Sport|
|Basic Concepts of Fitness|
|Fitness Programs and Professions|
|Problems and Issues in Fitness|
|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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