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

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

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

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

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.

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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)

About the Author

Deborah A. Wuest is a Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Human Movement at Ithaca College, New York. She received her B.S. degree in physical education from SUNY Cortland, her M.S. degree in physical education from Indiana University, and her Ed.D. in Human Movement from Boston University. Deborah has over 25 years of teaching experience, and has twice received Ithaca College's Charles C. Dana Award for Teaching Excellence. Deborah teaches courses in the foundations of physical education, foundations of health sciences, stress management, and computer applications in health, physical education, and exercise science. She has co-authored textbooks on foundations of physical education, exercise science, and sport; secondary methods in physical education, and humanism in coaching. Deborah's presentations and publications, at both the national and international levels, are in the area of sport pedagogy. Deborah is a member of AAHPERD, and a Fellow in Research Consortium.

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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