History of American Physical Education and Sport

History of American Physical Education and Sport

by Paula D. Welch

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ISBN-13: 9780398075071
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1A Prelude to American Physical Education and Sport3
2Native Americans17
3The Colonization of America, 1607-177531
4Early America and the Frontier, 1176-189039
5Urbanization and Industrialization in the United States, 1850-189068
6The Women's Rights Movement82
7American Turners96
8From Gymnastics to American Physical Education110
9Teacher Preparation135
10The Evolution of Dance in America146
11The Influence of Warfare on Physical Education and Sport167
12Men's Sports Programs184
13Women's Sports Programs221
14Athletic Wear Ltd. Grows to a Multibillion Dollar Industry259
15The Ancient Olympic Games Prototype for the Modern Era, 776 B.C.-393 A.D., 1896-1912275
16The Olympic Games, 1920-1936294
17The Olympic Games, 1948-2008314
18The Olympic Winter Games, 1924-2010357
Index387

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