Sports And Education

Sports And Education

by Anna M. Frank
     
 

A timely, unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system.

• A comprehensive introduction provides the framework for an in-depth presentation of the most frequently debated issues related to sport as an educational aspect of society

• A chronology details the evolution of sport and

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Overview

A timely, unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system.

• A comprehensive introduction provides the framework for an in-depth presentation of the most frequently debated issues related to sport as an educational aspect of society

• A chronology details the evolution of sport and education with topics such as the Olympic games, sport in formal educational settings, and when specific sports were established at the professional level

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From the Publisher
"[D]escribes the current status of sports in the educational community and is a good resource for students researching material for papers in education courses . . . appropriate for libraries serving a population where there is a demand for teacher education materials." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851095254
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/04/2003
Series:
Contemporary Education Issues Series
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Anna Marie Frank, EdD, is assistant professor of physical education and fitness management in the School of Education and serves on the athletic board and Athletic Academic Eligibility Committee at DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

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