A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World / Edition 3

A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World / Edition 3

by Robert A. Mechikoff, Steven Estes, Steven G. Estes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072354127

ISBN-13: 9780072354126

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This lively text helps students understand how play,games,sport,and physical education evolved in western civilization. Using several interpretive frameworks,students explore topics such as the mind/body relationship,urbanization,industrialization,modernization,and politics,and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history.

Overview

This lively text helps students understand how play,games,sport,and physical education evolved in western civilization. Using several interpretive frameworks,students explore topics such as the mind/body relationship,urbanization,industrialization,modernization,and politics,and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072354126
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Section I Ancient Civilizations1. History and Philosophy in Sport and Physical Education2. Sumer, Egypt, China, and Mesoamerica3. Greece4. RomeSection II From the Spiritual World to the Secular World: Changing Concepts of the Body5. Philosophy, Sport, and Physical Education During the Middle Ages: 900-14006. The Renaissance and the Reformation: 1300-16007. The Age of Science and the Enlightenment: 1560-17898. Philosophical Positions of the Body and the Development of Physical Education: Contributions of the Germans, Swedes, and Danes in Nineteenth-Century EuropeSection III The Theoretical and Professional Development of American Physical Education9. The Impact of Science and the Concepts of Health on the Theoretical and Professional Development of Physical Education, 1885-193010. The Transformation of Physical Education: 1900-1939Section IV Historical and Philosophical Development of Sport in America11. Sport in the Colonial Period12. Changing Concepts of the Body: An Overview of Sport and Play in Nineteenth-Century America13. Sport in the Twentieth CenturySection V A Social and Political History of the Modern Olympic Games14. Pioneers and Progress: 1896-193615. The Cold War Olympics: 1948-198816. After the Cold War: 1992-2008

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