History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education with Powerweb: Health and Human Performance / Edition 3

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education with Powerweb: Health and Human Performance / Edition 3

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

ISBN-10: 0072489227

ISBN-13: 9780072489224

Pub. Date: 08/24/2001

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, impact of technology, and politics, and their effect on sport and physical education throughout…  See more details below

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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, impact of technology, and politics, and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history. New texts now come packaged with PowerWeb: Health & Human Performance!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072489224
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/24/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Ancient Civilizations1 History and Philosophy in Sport and Physical Education 2 Sumer, Egypt, and China 3 Greece 4 Rome Section 2 From the Spiritual World to the Secular World: Changing Concepts of the Body 5 Philosophy, Sport, and Physical Education During the Middle Ages 900-1400 6 The Renaissance and the Reformation 7 The Age of Science and the Enlightenment 8 Philosophical Positions of the Body and the Development of Physical Education: Contributions of the Germans, Swedes and Danes in Nineteenth-Century Europe Section 3 The Theoretical and Professional Development of American Physical Education 9 Science, Medicine, and the Concept of Health: The Theoretical and Professional Development of Physical Education, 1885-1930 10 Toward the Reform of Physical Education: 1900-1939 Section 4 Historical and Philosophical Development of Sport in America 11 Sport in the Colonial Period 12 Changing Concepts of the Body: Sport and Play in Nineteenth-Century America (and more...)

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