Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport with Ready Notes and PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Passcard

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  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-08-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This text integrates the traditional presentation of history and philosophy with the expanding career opportunities now available within this dynamic field. The text covers the nature, scope, philosophy, history, and scientific foundations of physical education and sport. Preparation for a diversity of careers in the field is emphasized, including areas such as teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic training, sport management, and sport media. Issues, challenges, and the future of physical education and sport are also addressed.

Table of Contents

Part I: Nature and Scope of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

1 Meaning and Philosophy

2 Objectives for Education and the Fields

3 Role in Society and in Education

4 Movement: The Keystone

Part II: Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

5 Historical Foundations

6 Biomechanical Foundations

7 Exercise Physiology and Fitness

8 Sociological Foundations

9 Psychological Foundations

Part III: Careers and Professional Considerations in Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

10 Career and Professional Development

11 Teaching and Coaching Careers

12 Fitness- and Health-Related Careers

13 Sports Careers in Management, Media, Performance, and Other Areas

Part IV: Issues, Challenges, and the Future of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

14 Issues and Challenges

15 Future Trends

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