The Physical Education Activity Handbook

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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This dynamic revision of a tried-and-true textbook helps students learn and teachers organize at beginning and intermediate levels of physical education. Now in its tenth edition, The Physical Education Handbook reveals learning activities that emphasize more effective skill learning and are appropriate for meeting the special needs of P.E. students. With revised chapters, new material, updated pictures, an opening chapter that directs the reader on how to effectively use the text, and new URLs at the end of each chapter, this book coaches both teacher and student on principles of physical fitness, contemporary activities, and over thirty physical activities.

Table of Contents

1. Considerations for Effective Skill Learning.
2. Principles of Physical Fitness.
3. Aerobic Dance.
4. Archery.
5. Badminton.
6. Basketball.
7. Bowling.
8. Contemporary Activities.
9. Cycling.
10. Dance (Folk, Square, Social, Western Line).
11. Field Hockey.
12. Football: Touch and Flag.
13. Golf.
14. Gymnastics and Tumbling.
15. Handball and Racquetball.
16. Orienteering.
17. Recreational Sports (Angling, Horseshoes, Pickle-ball, Shuffleboard, Table Tennis, Frisbee).
18. Skiing: Cross-Country.
19. Soccer.
20. Softball.
21. Speedball.
22. Swimming, Diving and Water Exercise.
23. Team Handball.
24. Tennis.
25. Track and Field.
26. Volleyball.
27. Weight Training.
28. Yoga.
Appendix How to Conduct Tournaments.

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