×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport
     

Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport

by Daryl Siedentop
 

See All Formats & Editions

Authored by one of the leading experts in the field, this comprehensive text introduces students to the fields of physical education, exercise science, and allied health—presenting the history and trends in physical education and the human movement sciences. The text includes a discussion of careers and professional issues in all areas of physical education

Overview

Authored by one of the leading experts in the field, this comprehensive text introduces students to the fields of physical education, exercise science, and allied health—presenting the history and trends in physical education and the human movement sciences. The text includes a discussion of careers and professional issues in all areas of physical education and kinesiology, as well as an introduction to the major subfields, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor learning, control, and development; sport sociology; sport and exercise psychology; sport pedagogy; sport humanities; and related areas in athletic training, sport management, and allied health.

In addition, this title provides students with instant access to an Online Learning Center. This ancillary sets them up for success with articles and research on physical education, interactive quizzes and activities, test preparation flashcards, and other resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071086820
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Europe
Publication date:
03/28/2012

Meet the Author

Daryl Siedentop graduated from Hope College in 1960 where he then stayed for ten years coaching basketball and baseball and teaching physical education. During that time he completed a master’s degree from Western Michigan University and a doctorate in physical education from Indiana University. In 1970 he accepted a position in the School of HPER at The Ohio State University where he eventually became a Professor, Senior Associate Dean and then Interim Dean of the College of Education. In 2001, he retired and assumed initial leadership of OSU’s new P-12 Project, a university-wide outreach initiative to support urban school improvement in Ohio. Siedentop has held Visiting Professor positions as the University of Massachusetts, University of Georgia, Instituto Nacional d’Education Fisica in Granada, Spain, and Edith Cowan University in Australia. Siedentop has published 12 books several of which have been translated into Japanese, Korean, French, and Spanish. His newest book “The Complete Guide to Sport Education” will be published in 2004. Siedentop has published 6 edited monographs and 80 refereed articles in JOPER, Quest, JTPE, and the European Physical Education review among other outlets. His honors included the Visiting Scholar Award from Virginia Polytechnic University, election as a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Education, The International Olympic Committee President’s Prize, NASPE C&I Academy Honor Award, AAHPERD Alliance Scholar Award, Research Consortium McCloy Award, and the OSU Obertueffer Award. Siedentop has Distinguished Alumni Awards from Hope College and the Indiana University School of HPER.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews