Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport / Edition 17

Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport / Edition 17

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by Deborah Wuest, Jennifer Fisette
     
 

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,

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078095788
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/27/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
420,804
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Deborah A. Wuest is a Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Human Movement at Ithaca College, New York. She received her B.S. degree in physical education from SUNY Cortland, her M.S. degree in physical education from Indiana University, and her Ed.D. in Human Movement from Boston University. Deborah has over 25 years of teaching experience, and has twice received Ithaca College's Charles C. Dana Award for Teaching Excellence. Deborah teaches courses in the foundations of physical education, foundations of health sciences, stress management, and computer applications in health, physical education, and exercise science. She has co-authored textbooks on foundations of physical education, exercise science, and sport; secondary methods in physical education, and humanism in coaching. Deborah's presentations and publications, at both the national and international levels, are in the area of sport pedagogy. Deborah is a member of AAHPERD, and a Fellow in Research Consortium.

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Table of Contents

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


Chapter 1: Meaning and Scope


Chapter 2: Philosophy Goals, and Objectives


Chapter 3: Health and Physical Activity in Our Society

Part II: Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport


Chapter 4: Historical Foundations


Chapter 5: Motor Behavior


Chapter 6: Biomechanical Foundations


Chapter 7: Exercise Physiology and Fitness


Chapter 8: Sociological Foundations


Chapter 9: Sport and Exercise Psychology


Chapter 10: Physical Education Pedagogy

Part III: Careers and Professional Considerations


Chapter 11: Career and Professional Development


Chapter 12: Teaching and Coaching Careers


Chapter 13: Fitness- and Health-Related Careers


Chapter 14: Sport Careers

Part IV: Issues, Challenges, and the Future


Chapter 15: Issues, Challenges, and Future Trends


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