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

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078095788
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/27/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 215,363
  • 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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