Sports and Recreational Activities with PowerWeb : Health and Human Performance

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-13
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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 Physical Fitness

3 Aerobic Dance

4 Archery

5 Backpacking

6 Badminton

7 Baskerball

8 Bicycling

9 Bowling

10 Dance: Concert and Recreational

11 Disc Sports

12 Fencing

13 Field Hockey

14 Golf

15 Gymnastics and Tumbling

16 In-Line Skating

17 Jogging

18 Karate

19 Kayaking and Canoeing

20 Lacrosse

21 Mountaineering

22 Orienteering

23 Racquetball, Paddleball, and Handball

24 Rugby

25 Self-Defense

26 Skiing: Alpine

27 Skiing: Cross-Country

28 Skin and Scuba Diving

29 Soccer

30 Softball

31 Speedball

32 Springboard Diving

33 Swimming

34 Table Tennis

35 Team Handball

36 Tennis

37 Touch Football and Flag Football

38 Track and Field

39 Volleyball

40 Water Polo

41 Weight Training, Circuit Weight Training and Weight Lifting

42 Wrestling

Appendix A: Miscellaneous Field and Court Dimensions

Appendix B: Equipment Manufacturers and Distributors

Appendix C: Metric and English Equivalents

Appendix D: Metric and English Distance Equivalents for Track and Field Events

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