Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport / Edition 6

Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport / Edition 6

by Daryl Siedentop, Siedentop Daryl
     
 

Authored by two leading experts in the field, the new eighth edition of Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport introduces readers to the history and philosophies underlying today’s professions while focusing on current trends and issues facing school Physical Education, fitness and sport. Specifically, the authors introduce readersSee more details below

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Authored by two leading experts in the field, the new eighth edition of Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport introduces readers to the history and philosophies underlying today’s professions while focusing on current trends and issues facing school Physical Education, fitness and sport. Specifically, the authors introduce readers to the professions’ key concepts, programming approaches, standards and expectations, as well as the problems and issues. As the United States seeks to reverse trends in overweight and obesity, readers will learn how these three professions have a central responsibility in creating an environment that supports, encourages and promotes physical activity for all people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073047386
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Understanding the Context for Lifespan Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education

Chapter 1: Lifespan Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education

Chapter 2: The Heritage of Physical Education, Sport and Fitness in the United States

Chapter 3: Changing Philosophies for Sport, Fitness, and Physical Education
Part Two: Sport

Chapter 4: Basic Concepts of Sport

Chapter 5: Sport Programs and Professions

Chapter 6: Problems and Issues in Sport
Part Three: Fitness

Chapter 7: Basic Concepts of Fitness

Chapter 8: Fitness Programs and Professions

Chapter 9: Problems and Issues in Fitness
Part Four: Physical Education

Chapter 10: Basic Concepts of Physical Education

Chapter 11: Physical-Education Programs and Professions

Chapter 12: Problems and Issues in Physical Education
Part Five: Building a National Infrastructure to Support Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles

Chapter 13: Developing an Infrastructure to Support Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles

Chapter 14: The Crucial Themes Defining Our Present and Future

Chapter 15: The Physical-Science Subdisciplines Supporting the Professions

Chapter 16: The Social-Science Subdisciplines Supporting the Professions

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