Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children / Edition 17

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Used by over a half-million students, the best-selling Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children offers the next generation of physical education teachers the best guide in step-by-step techniques for teaching physical education. This book covers everything from games and activities suitable for every developmental level to teaching strategies and guidelines for common classroom situations. Whether instructors are starting a new program, restructuring an established one, or working with a team in an existing system, Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children provides the best combination of theoretical framework and hands-on activities available. The Seventeenth Edition underscores the importance of lesson plans provided in the accompanying Curriculum Guide by calling them out in the book and including them with the main book at no additional charge, offering the best value to students forrunning a successful PE class from Day 1. Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children provides solid suggestions for incorporating physical education elements into classroom spaces, highlights the importance of teaching toward every student, emphasizes the tie between academics and PE, and underscores the importance of lifetime physical activity.

Describes the basis for learning motor skills/ rhythmic movement/jump rope activities/relays/soccer/hockey.

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Editorial Reviews

**** New edition of a classic textbook, the eighth edition of which was recommended in BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321802156
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 1/14/2012
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 768
  • Sales rank: 149,743
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert P. Pangrazi, Ph.D., taught for 31 years at Arizona State University, Tempe, in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, and is now Professor Emeritus. An AAHPERD Honor Fellow and a Fellow in the Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, he was honored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) with the Margie Hanson Distinguished Service Award. He is a best-selling author of numerous books and texts over the years, including multiple editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children and Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Children, with Paul W. Darst (Pearson). He co-edited Toward a Better Understanding of Physical Fitness and Activity: Selected Topics, for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, with Chuck Corbin (a McGraw-Hill fitness and wellness author). In addition to numerous other books and texts, he has written many journal articles and scholarly papers for publication.

Aaron Beighle, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, Lexington in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, teaching Physical Education Methods courses. In addition to numerous scholarly articles and other academic materials and frequent chapter contributions to a number of widely-used texts including previous editions of Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, he co-authored Pedometer Power (2e, 2007, Human Kinetics), and Physical Activity for Children: A Statement of Guidelines for Children Ages 5-12 (2e, 2004, NASPE). His areas of research include physical activity promotion, specifically examining school-based physical activity programs, and the use of pedometers to encourage physical activity for youth.

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Understanding the Need for Physical Education 3
1 Elementary School Physical Education 4
2 Physical Activity for Children 18
Sect. 2 The Instructional Process 35
3 Planning for Quality Instruction 36
4 Improving Instructional Effectiveness 64
5 Management and Discipline 79
6 Evaluation 102
7 Children with Disabilities 130
Sect. 3 Program Implementation 159
8 Curriculum Development 160
9 Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety 179
10 Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies 192
11 Subject Matter Integration and Rainy Day Activities 215
Sect. 4 Personal Health Skills 233
12 Physical Activity and Fitness 234
13 Wellness: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle 283
Sect. 5 Fundamental Motor Skills 306
14 Movement Concepts and Themes 307
15 Fundamental Motor Skills 324
16 Introductory Activities: Applying Fundamental Motor Skills 348
17 Body Management Skills 357
Sect. 6 Specialized Motor Skills 383
18 Manipulative Skills 384
19 Rhythmic Movement Skills 429
20 Gymnastic Skills 477
21 Personal Challenge Skills 536
22 Game Skills 549
Sect. 7 Sport Skills 592
23 Basketball 593
24 Football 616
25 Hockey 631
26 Soccer 641
27 Softball 663
28 Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running 683
29 Volleyball 696
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