Physical Education and the Study of Sport: Text with CD-ROM / Edition 5

Physical Education and the Study of Sport: Text with CD-ROM / Edition 5

by Robert Davis, Ros Phillips, Richard Tibbitts, Jan Roscoe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0723433755

ISBN-13: 9780723433750

Pub. Date: 12/06/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Designed specifically to meet the needs of A level courses (for all examination Boards) in U.K. Physical Education, the fifth edition of this text is lavishly illustrated in full color throughout. It thoroughly covers the requirements of the new A level syllabus, and also addresses the needs of AS students. A companion CD-ROM allows users to create PowerPoint

Overview

Designed specifically to meet the needs of A level courses (for all examination Boards) in U.K. Physical Education, the fifth edition of this text is lavishly illustrated in full color throughout. It thoroughly covers the requirements of the new A level syllabus, and also addresses the needs of AS students. A companion CD-ROM allows users to create PowerPoint presentations from the book's material. The CD-ROM also features synoptic questions, projects, sample exam papers, and personal performance profiles.

• Covers the needs of the new A level syllabus
• Addresses the requirements of AS students (pre-A level course)
• Features over 680 full-color illustrations
• Experienced and established team of authors - moderators, syllabus writers, and exam question setters

• Revised and updated to reflect the new curriculum
• Comprehensive glossary
• Fully supported by Instructor's Guides (available separately)
• Supporting CD-ROM included
• Review and exam-style questions included at the end of each section
• Numerous practical activities illustrate and reinforce theoretical concepts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723433750
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/06/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Performer in Action
1. The anatomy of physical performance
2. Cardio-respiratory systems
3. Energy for exercise
4. Training for physical performance
5. Fitness for life
6. Biomechanics: linear motion
7. The nature and application of force
8. Rotating systems

Part Two: The Performer as a Person
9. The nature and classification of skill
10. Information processing in perceptual-motor performance
11. Principles of learning and teaching
12. Psychology of sport performance: individual differences and performance enhancement
13. Psychology of sport: social influences on performance and mental preparation

Part Three: The Performer in a Social Setting
14. Important concepts in physical education and sport
15. Physical education and sport in the United Kingdom
16. Sociological considerations of physical education and sport
17. Some contemporary issues in physical education and sport
18. Physical education and sport on the continent of Europe with particular reference to France
19. Physical education and sport in Commonwealth countries with particular reference to Australia
20. Physical education and sport in the United States of America
21. Physical education and sport in communist and post -communist countries with particular reference to the Soviet Union (Russia)
22. Historical perspectives and popular recreation
23. Athleticism in 19th century English public schools
24. The pattern of rational recreation in 19th century Britain
25. Transitions in English elementary schools

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