Physical Education and the Study of Sport

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Overview

This well-respected resource offers comprehensive coverage of the core knowledge required for certification in teaching physical education. Over 950 illustrations enhance the easy-to-read text. Now printed in full color throughout, the 4th Edition also includes a new CD-ROM that makes learning even easier!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723431756
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Edition description: 4TH BK&CDR
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 702

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition 5
Preface to First Edition 5
Acknowledgements 6
Pt. 1 The Performer in Action 7
1 The Anatomy of Physical Performance 8
2 Cardio-Respiratory Systems 49
3 Energy for Exercise 88
4 Training for Physical Performance 115
5 Fitness for Life 157
6 Biomechanics: Linear Motion 170
7 The Nature and Application of Force 179
8 Rotating Systems 215
Pt. 2 The Performer as a Person 229
9 The Nature and Classification of Skill 230
10 Information Processing in Perceptual-motor Performance 237
11 Individual Differences 259
12 Principles of Learning and Teaching 270
13 Psychology of Sport 286
Pt. 3 The Performer in a Social Setting 327
14 Important Concepts in Physical Education and Sport 328
15 The Social Setting of Physical Education and Sport in Four Countries 359
16 The Administration of Physical Education and Sport in Four Countries 378
17 Sociological Considerations of Physical Education and Sport 426
18 Some Contemporary Issues in Physical Education and Sport 449
19 Historical Perceptives and Popular Recreation 465
20 Athleticism in Nineteenth-Century English Public Schools 488
21 The Pattern of Rational Recreation in Nineteenth-Century Britain 503
22 Transitions in English Elementary Schools 515
Index 527
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