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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Educations from Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World

History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Educations from Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506105

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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Educations from Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World - 2ND 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506105

Robert A. Mechikoff

ISBN13: 978-0072506105
ISBN10: 0072506105
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 98
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 1998
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, and politics, and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history.
Coverage of the 1996 Olympic Games and the modern Olympic games helps students understand the events that impacted the Olympics.
Explores the effect society has on sport with expanded coverage of technology's impact on the development of modern sport.
Provides more coverage of Asia and Africa, with new information about Sumer, Egypt, and China.

Table of Contents

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Preface

1 Doing 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: 1900-1930

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 Olympic Games, 1948-1968

16 A Selected Political and Social History of the 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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