Dynamic Physical Education For Elementary School Children by Robert P. PangraziDynamic Physical Education For Elementary School Children by Robert P. Pangrazi

Dynamic Physical Education For Elementary School Children

byRobert P. Pangrazi, Aaron Beighle

Hardcover | December 24, 2014

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Tools and Techniques for the Next Generation of Physical Education Teachers

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children delivers comprehensive techniques on skill development, activity promotion, and physical fitness behaviors, designed to broaden the role and preparation of future and existing physical educators. Physical Education instructors are under pressure to teach more with fewer resources, and this comprehensive text is here to help.

The Eighteenth Edition teaches students how to tailor activities to a range of abilities and make classes valuable for all children, regardless of their aptitude for athletics, and adapt games for classroom use if a gym or other open space is not available. Whether students have previous teaching experience, are currently teaching, or haven’t yet taught in a classroom setting, this text will quickly bring them up to speed on current Physical Education practices to help the next generation live active and healthy lives.


Robert P. Pangrazi, Ph.D., taught for 31 years at Arizona State University, Tempe, in the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, and is now Professor Emeritus. An AAHPERD Honor Fellow and a Fellow in the Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, he was honored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Edu...
Title:Dynamic Physical Education For Elementary School ChildrenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 11 × 8.7 × 1.3 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321934954

ISBN - 13:9780321934956

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Table of Contents

PART I: Instruction and Program Implementation

Section 1: Understanding the Need for Physical Education  

1. Elementary School Physical Education

2. Understanding the Growth and Development of Children

Section 2: The Instructional Process  

3. Preparing a Quality Lesson

4. Curriculum Development

5. Improving Instructional Effectiveness

6. Management and Discipline

7. Children with Disabilities

Section 3: Program Implementation

8. Evaluation and Technology

9. Legal Liability, Supervision, and Safety

10. Facilities, Equipment, and Supplies

11. Integrating Academic Concepts in Physical Education

PART II: Teaching the Objectives of Physical Education

Section 4: Personal Health Skills

12. Promoting and Monitoring Physical Activity

13. Physical Fitness

14. Active and Healthy Schools

Section 5: Motor Skills

15. Movement Concepts and Themes

16. Fundamental Motor Skills and Introductory Activities

17. Manipulative Skills

18. Body Management Skills

Section 6: Specialized Motor Skills

19. Rhythmic Movement Skills

20. Gymnastic Skills

21. Cooperative Skills

22. Game Skills

Section 7: Lifetime Activities and Sport Skills

23. Lifetime Activities

24. Basketball

25. Football

26. Hockey

27. Soccer

28. Softball

29. Track, Field, and Cross-Country Running

30. Volleyball

Backmatter: Glossary, General Index, Activities Index, Photo Credits