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

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education (ISBN10: 0072489227; ISBN13: 9780072489224)
ISBN13: 978-0072489224
ISBN10: 0072489227

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0072354126
ISBN10: 0072354127

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 Edit ...show moreion

  • 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.
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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