History of American Physical Education and Sport / Edition 2

History of American Physical Education and Sport / Edition 2

by Paula D. Welch
     
 

Both the first and second editions of this book were extremely well received for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in physical education and allied fields of recreation. This success has brought about this third edition which updates each chapter into the twenty-first century, thoroughly tracing the sources and development of today's games, sports, dances, and… See more details below

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Both the first and second editions of this book were extremely well received for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in physical education and allied fields of recreation. This success has brought about this third edition which updates each chapter into the twenty-first century, thoroughly tracing the sources and development of today's games, sports, dances, and physical education programs. This updated text is not only exceedingly comprehensive but is further enhanced with many new illustrations. Physical education professionals and students as well as those in allied recreation fields will find this book to be an essential reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398065669
Publisher:
Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1A prelude to American physical education and sport3
2Native Americans17
3The colonization of America, 1607-177531
4Early American and the frontier, 1176-189039
5Urbanization and industrialization in the United States, 1850-189068
6The women's rights movement82
7American turners96
8From gymnastics to American physical education110
9Teacher preparation135
10The evolution of dance in America146
11The influence of warfare on physical education and sport167
12Men's sports programs184
13Women's sports programs221
14Athletic Wear Ltd. grows to a multibillion dollar industry259
15The ancient Olympic games prototype for the modern era, 776 B.C.-393 A.D., 1896-1912275
16The Olympic games, 1920-1936294
17The Olympic games, 1948-2008314
18The Olympic winter games, 1924-2010357

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