Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies / Edition 9

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies / Edition 9

by Angela Lumpkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078022665

ISBN-13: 9780078022661

Pub. Date: 02/01/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies provides students with an exciting opportunity to discover the diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport and the wealth of careers available in these fields. Students are introduced to the heritage, current programs, and future potential of their majors through the…  See more details below

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Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies provides students with an exciting opportunity to discover the diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport and the wealth of careers available in these fields. Students are introduced to the heritage, current programs, and future potential of their majors through the explanation of the origins of different careers and the skills necessary to perform them.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078022661
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
249,241
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(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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