History of Sport and Physical Education in the U.S. / Edition 4

History of Sport and Physical Education in the U.S. / Edition 4

by Richard A. Swanson, Betty Spears
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697126633

ISBN-13: 9780697126634

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

With a lively format and extensive coverage of the impact on sport of such social phenomena as music,economics,technology,and industry,History of Sport and Physical Education in the United States,fourth edition gives readers a real appreciation for the history of sport and physical education. Authors Swanson and Spears take readers on a compelling journey through

Overview

With a lively format and extensive coverage of the impact on sport of such social phenomena as music,economics,technology,and industry,History of Sport and Physical Education in the United States,fourth edition gives readers a real appreciation for the history of sport and physical education. Authors Swanson and Spears take readers on a compelling journey through time,examining school,college,amateur,and professional sports for men,women,and diverse ethnic groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697126634
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
4th ed
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 History and the Study of Sport and Physical Education
2 Peoples That Influenced American Sport and Physical Education, 1492 -1776
The Native Americans
The European Settlers
The Africans Who Came to America
The American Colonists
3 Pastimes, Sport, and the Beginnings of Physical Education in a Developing Country, 1776 -1840
Beginnings of Professional Sport
Pastimes and Other Amusements
Social Reform and the Early Fitness Movement
Beginnings of Physical Education
4 From Games to Sport, and from Exercise to Physical Education, 1840 -1885
Technology and Sport
Professional Sports of the Period
Beginnings of Organized Amateur Sport
Social Reform and Physical Fitness at Mid-century
Physical Education and Sport in Colleges
5 The Organizing of Sport and Physical Education, 1885 -1917
Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
Sport and Physical Education in Education
6 The Growth of Sport and Physical Education During Social Change, 1917 -1945
Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
(and more...)

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