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Physical Education and Sport : A Contemporary Introduction / With Powerweb

Physical Education and Sport : A Contemporary Introduction / With Powerweb - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506082

Cover of Physical Education and Sport : A Contemporary Introduction / With Powerweb 4TH 98 (ISBN 978-0072506082)
ISBN13: 978-0072506082
ISBN10: 0072506083
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 98
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.
Published: 1998
International: No

List price: $68.50

Physical Education and Sport : A Contemporary Introduction / With Powerweb - 4TH 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072506082

Angela Lumpkin

ISBN13: 978-0072506082
ISBN10: 0072506083
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 98
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This accessible, introductory text explores the history, philosophies, and principles of today's physical education programs within a practical, career-oriented framework.

New information concerning school programs, higher education, athletics, and sport and fitness careers is presented to follow the trends in the field today, and to promote thinking about issues for the future. Explores the wide variety of career opportunities available, including a greater focus on non-teaching related careers in physical education and sport. Provides students with the latest information available, including an expanded discussion of adapted physical education, motor learning, sport management, sport psychology, and sport sociology. Includes an increased focus on the umbrella of physical education programs, including intramurals (outside of education), inclusion, and child-centered curricula.

Table of Contents

Unit 1·Principles and Scope of Physical Education and Sport

1 Physical Education and Sport-A Dynamic Field

2 Philosophy and Physical Education and Sport

3 Physical Education and Sport as an Academic Discipline

4 The Profession of Physical Education and Sport

5 Selecting a Career

6 Preparation for a Career

Unit 2·History and Development of Physical Education and Sport Programs

7 European Heritage

8 Early American Physical Education and Sport

9 Twentieth-Century Physical Education and Sport

Unit 3·Issues, Trends, and the Future of Physical Education and Sport

10 The Changing Nature of Physical Education and Sport

11 Trends and Issues in Physical Education-Related Careers

12 Issues in Sports

13 Looking Beyond the Year 2000

Appendixes

A. Professional Journals Relating to Physical Education and Sport

B. Certifying Organizations