9780073045306

Sports And Recreational Activities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073045306

  • ISBN10:

    0073045306

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/9/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This comprehensive text offers fundamental information on forty-two different sports and recreational activities. Up-to-date material includes an overview of all aspects of the sport including history, equipment, rules, fundamental skills, techniques, etiquette, strategy, teaching considerations, leadup games and reference materials, including videos. Most importantly, this textbook can be used effectively by participants, instructors and instructors-to-be.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Health-Related Physical Fitness

3 Aerobic Dance (Group Exercise)

4 Archery

5 Backpacking

6 Badminton

7 Basketball

8 Bicycling

9 Bowling

10 Dance: Concert and Recreational Forms

11 Disc Sports: Ultimate and Disc Golf

12 Fencing

13 Field Hockey

14 Golf

15 Gymnastics and Tumbling

16 In-Line Skating

17 Jogging and Walking

18 Karate

19 Kayaking and Canoeing

20 Lacrosse

21 Mountaineering

22 Orienteering

23 Pickle-ball

24 Racquetball, Paddleball, and Handball

25 Rugby

26 Self-Defense

27 Skiing: Alpine

28 Skiing: Cross-Country

29 Skin and Scuba Diving

30 Soccer

31 Softball (Slow Pitch)

32 Speedball

33 Springboard and Platform Diving

34 Swimming

35 Table Tennis

36 Team Handball

37 Tennis

38 Touch Football and Flag Football

39 Track and Field

40 Volleyball

41 Water Polo

42 Weight Training

43 Wrestling

Appendix A: Miscellaneous Field and Court Dimensions

Appendix B: Metric and English Equivalents

Appendix C: Video Sources

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