Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies / Edition 8

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies / Edition 8

by Angela Lumpkin, Lumpkin Angela
     
 

This accessible, introductory text explores the history, philosophies, and principles of today's human performance programs including physical education, exercise science and sports studies, within a practical, career-oriented framework. New texts now come packaged with Health and Human Performance PowerWeb!
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This accessible, introductory text explores the history, philosophies, and principles of today's human performance programs including physical education, exercise science and sports studies, within a practical, career-oriented framework. New texts now come packaged with Health and Human Performance PowerWeb!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073523781
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/03/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
449,430
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Principles and Scope of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies

1: Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies-Dynamic Fields

2: Exercise and Sport Sciences

3: The Profession of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies

4: Philosophy of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

5: Selecting a Career

6: Preparation for a Career
Unit 2: History and Development of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

7: Sport in the Ancient World and Our European Heritage

8: Early American Physical Education and Sport

9: Twentieth Century Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
Unit 3: The Changing Nature of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

10: Opportunities and Challenges in Physical Education and Exercise Science

11: Issues in Sports

12: Living Actively in the Twenty-First Century

Appendix A: Professional Journals Relating to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Appendix B: Certifying Organizations

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