Physical Education Activity Handbook by Jerre McmanamaPhysical Education Activity Handbook by Jerre Mcmanama

Physical Education Activity Handbook

byJerre Mcmanama

Paperback | February 14, 2013

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The Physical Education Activity Handbook, Thirteenth Edition provides existing and future physical education teachers with the content knowledge and teaching techniques they need to offer their students a chance to learn a wide range of engaging activities. More than 40 activities are explained, with essential information such as equipment, rules, skills and techniques, teaching and learning strategies, and a comprehensive reference section for further expertise. Activity chapters instruct the reader in three key areas: what the activity is, how to do it, and how to teach it to others. Using this text, teachers and teachers-in-training alike will be fully prepared to offer their students a varied learning experience that is engaging, exciting, and meaningful.


The Thirteenth Edition features the addition of Zumba and Pilates content, new instructive web links in the end of chapter material, and updated instructions and photos.

Jerre L. McManama's career spans 47 years of scholarly productivity in teacher education and sport at every educational level. As a professional, he has written over 30 books/chapters in books, articles, grants, creative endeavors, and editorial reviews. He has given more than 35 presentations to national and regional teacher educatio...
Title:Physical Education Activity HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 1.3 inPublished:February 14, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321883632

ISBN - 13:9780321883636

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Table of Contents

1. Considerations for Effective Skill Learning

2. Principles of Physical Fitness

3. Aerobic Dance and Zumba

4. Archery

5. Badminton

6. Basketball

7. Bowling

8. Cycling

9. Dance

  • Country Western Dance
  • Social Dance
  • Square Dance
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • 10. Field Hockey

    11. Football: Flag and Touch

    12. Golf

    13. Gymnastics and Tumbling

    14. Handball and Racquetball

    15. Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking

    16. Lacrosse

    17. Orienteering

    18. Recreational Sports

    • Angling
    • Floor Hockey
    • Flying Disc (includes Disc Golf & Ultimate Frisbee)
    • Horseshoes
    • Pickle-ball
    • Shuffleboard
    • Table Tennis
    • 19. Skating: Inline

      20. Soccer

      21. Softball

      22. Speedball

      23. Swimming, Diving, Water Exercise, and Fitness Swimming

      • Swimming and Diving
      • Water Exercise
      • Fitness Swimming
      • 24. Team Handball

        25. Tennis

        26. Track and Field

        27. Volleyball

        28. Weight Training

        29. Yoga

        30. Lifetime Activities

        • Canoeing and Kayaking
        • Cross Country Skiing
        • Scuba Diving
        • Skin Diving
        • Skateboarding
        • Snowboarding
        • Snowshoeing
        • Rock climbing