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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education - 3rd edition

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780072489224

ISBN10: 0072489227

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education by Robert A. Mechikoff and Steven G. Estes - ISBN 9780072489224
Edition: 3RD 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2002
International: No
History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education by Robert A. Mechikoff and Steven G. Estes - ISBN 9780072489224

ISBN13: 9780072489224

ISBN10: 0072489227

Edition: 3RD 02

Summary

This lively text helps students understand how play, games, sport, and physical education evolved in western civilization. Using several interpretive frameworks, students explore topics such as the mind/body relationship, urbanization, industrialization, modernization, impact of technology, and politics, and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history. New texts now come packaged with PowerWeb: Health & Human Performance!

New to This Edition

  • Offers the most current information on the Olympics including the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Australia.
  • Explores the effect society has on sport with expanded coverage of technology's impact on the development of modern sport.
  • Offers more web resources, as new books are packaged with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance password cards providing access to this dynamic web site.
  • Includes new web watch boxes that provide further opportunities for students to explore topics on the Internet.
  • Interprets, explains and describes much of the development of sport in terms of how past cultures have viewed the human body.
  • Provides additional downloadable instructor resources from the Health & Human Performance Discipline Page.

Features

  • Uses metaphysics as an interpretive device to help explain how and why sport and physical education developed as it did.

Author Bio

Mechikoff, Robert A. : San Diego State University--San Diego

Estes, Steven G. : East Carolina University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 History and Philosophy in Sport and Physical Education

Section 1 Ancient Civilizations
2 Sumer, Egypt, and China
3 Greece
4 Rome

Section 2 From the Spiritual World to the Secular World: Changing Concepts of the Body
5 Philosophy, Sport, and Physical Education During the Middle Ages 900-1400
6 The Renaissance and the Reformation
7 The Age of Science and the Enlightenment
8 Philosophical Positions of the Body and the Development of Physical Education: Contributions of the Germans, Swedes and Danes in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Section 3 The Theoretical and Professional Development of American Physical Education
9 Science, Medicine, and the Concept of Health: The Theoretical and Professional Development of Physical Education, 1885-1930
10 Toward the Reform of Physical Education: 1900-1939

Section 4 Historical and Philosophical Development of Sport in America
11 Sport in Colonial America
12 Changing Concepts of the Body: Sport and Play in Nineteenth-Century America
13 Sport in the Twentieth Century

Section 5 Modern Olympic Games
14 A Selected Political and Social History of the Modern Olympic Games, 1896-1936
15 A Selected Political and Social History of the Modern Olympic Games, 1948-1968
16 A Selected Political and Social History of the Modern Olympic Games, 1972-1996 and Beyond
17 Epilogue: Back to the Future: Human Movement as Personal Experience in Twentieth Century and Beyond

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