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Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport / Edition 17
     

Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport / Edition 17

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by Deborah Wuest, Jennifer Fisette
 

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ISBN-10: 0078095786

ISBN-13: 9780078095788

Pub. Date: 01/27/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Integrating the traditional presentation of the nature, scope, philosophy, and history of physical education and sport with the growing career opportunities available within this dynamic field, this text addresses the challenges and the future of the discipline. It emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers, addressing areas such as teaching, coaching,

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Integrating the traditional presentation of the nature, scope, philosophy, and history of physical education and sport with the growing career opportunities available within this dynamic field, this text addresses the challenges and the future of the discipline. It emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers, addressing areas such as teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic and personal training, sport management, and sport media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078095788
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/27/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: Nature and Scope of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

  1. Meaning and Scope
  2. Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives
  3. Health and Physical Activity in Our Society

Part II: Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

  1. Historical Foundations
  2. Motor Behavior
  3. Biomechanical Foundations
  4. Exercise Physiology and Fitness
  5. Sociological Foundations
  6. Sport and Exercise Psychology
  7. Physical Education Pedagogy

Pat III: Careers and Professional Considerations

  1. Career and Professional Development
  2. Teaching and Coaching Careers
  3. Fitness- and Health-Related Careers
  4. Sport Careers

Part IV: Future Professionals as Leaders and Advocates

  1. Future Professionals as Leaders and Advocates

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