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History of Sport and Physical Education in the U. S.

History of Sport and Physical Education in the U. S. - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506235

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Publisher: Brown Benchmark (Benchmark Press)
Published: 1995
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History of Sport and Physical Education in the U. S. - 4TH 95 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506235

Betty Spears and Richard A. Swanson

ISBN13: 978-0072506235
ISBN10: 0072506237
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 95
Publisher: Brown Benchmark (Benchmark Press)

Published: 1995
International: No
Summary

With a lively format and extensive coverage of the impact on sport of such social phenomena as music, economics, technology, and industry, History of Sport and Physical Education in the United States, fourth edition gives readers a real appreciation for the history of sport and physical education. Authors Swanson and Spears take readers on a compelling journey through time, examining school, college, amateur, and professional sports for men, women, and diverse ethnic groups.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. History and the Study of Sport and Physical Education

Chapter 2. Peoples That Influenced American Sport and Physical Education, 1492 -1776

The Native Americans
The European Settlers
The Africans Who Came to America
The American Colonists

Chapter 3. Pastimes, Sport, and the Beginnings of Physical Education in a Developing Country, 1776 -1840

Beginnings of Professional Sport
Pastimes and Other Amusements
Social Reform and the Early Fitness Movement
Beginnings of Physical Education

Chapter 4. From Games to Sport, and from Exercise to Physical Education, 1840 -1885

Technology and Sport
Professional Sports of the Period
Beginnings of Organized Amateur Sport
Social Reform and Physical Fitness at Mid-century
Physical Education and Sport in Colleges

Chapter 5. The Organizing of Sport and Physical Education, 1885 -1917

Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
Sport and Physical Education in Education

Chapter 6. The Growth of Sport and Physical Education During Social Change, 1917 -1945

Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
Sport and Physical Education in Education
Sport and the Depression
Sport and World War II

Chapter 7. Sport and Physical Education in Post-War America, 1945 -1970

Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
Sport and Physical Education in Education

Chapter 8. Sport and Physical Education for Everyone, 1970 -1993

Professional Sport
Amateur Sport
Sport and Physical Education in Education

Chapter 9. The Olympic Games, Ancient and Modern

The Ancient Games
The Modern Olympic Games

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