Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

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  • Edition: 17th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Integrating the traditional presentation of the nature, scope, philosophy, and history of physical education and sport with the growing career opportunities available within this dynamic field, this text addresses the challenges and the future of the discipline. It emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers, addressing areas such as teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic and personal training, sport management, and sport media.

Table of Contents

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

1 Meaning and Philosophy

2 Objectives

3 Role in Society and Education

Part II Foundations

4 Historical Foundations

5 Motor Behavior

6 Biomechanical Foundations

7 Exercise Physiology

8 Sociological Foundations

9 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Part III Careers and Professional Considerations

10 Career and Professional Development

11 Teaching and Coaching Careers

12 Fitness- and Health-Related Careers

13 Sport Careers

Part IV Issues, Challenges, and the Future

14 Issues and Challenges

15 Future Trends

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