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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education

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

ISBN13: 978-0072489224

Cover of History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education 3RD 02 (ISBN 978-0072489224)
ISBN13: 978-0072489224
ISBN10: 0072489227
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 02
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2002
International: No

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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education - 3RD 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072489224

Robert A. Mechikoff and Steven G. Estes

ISBN13: 978-0072489224
ISBN10: 0072489227
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 02
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2002
International: No
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

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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