Physical Education, Exercise And Sport Science In A Changing Society by William  H. FreemanPhysical Education, Exercise And Sport Science In A Changing Society by William  H. Freeman

Physical Education, Exercise And Sport Science In A Changing Society

byWilliam H. Freeman

Paperback | December 18, 2013

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Written for the introductory or foundation course, the Eighth Edition of Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society provides a modern, comprehensive, and balanced introduction to the fields of physical education, exercise science and sport science. The eighth edition details the latest data and technologies, and outlines the varied elements, origins, and developments of these related disciplines. It identifies the conflicts existing in the field, along with discussions related to what the degree should be called, as well as the names of the departments. The text also examines the history, the current state, as well as the expected future issues and trends in physical education.The text is organized in an easy-to-follow format, first defining the profession of exercise sciences and sports, followed by an overview of the disciplines that study the cultural, social, and scientific foundations of this field. In later chapters, it builds upon that foundation and examines career development and job opportunities, looking at the traditional fields of teaching and coaching, the expanding career options of sport management, and the new world of the technological workplace.
Title:Physical Education, Exercise And Sport Science In A Changing SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:438 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.94 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284034089

ISBN - 13:9781284034080

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Table of Contents

Part One: Defining Our Field Chapter 1: What is Our Field? Chapter 2: The Academic Foundations of Exercise Science and KinesiologyPart Two: Our Cultural Heritage in History Chapter 3: Physical Education and Sport in the Ancient World Chapter 4: Physical Education and Sport in Medieval and Early Modern Europe Chapter 5: The Development of American Physical Education to 1941 Chapter 6: The Rise of Modern Sport in the United States and England to 1941 Chapter 7: American Exercise Science and Sport from 1941 to TodayPart Three: Our Cultural Heritage in Philosophy Chapter 8: Philosophy in Exercise Science and Sport Chapter 9: Ethics and Problems in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport Part Four: Careers for the Future: Where Do You Go From Here? Chapter 10: Preparing for a Career Chapter 11: Traditional Careers in Physical Education and Sport Chapter 12: Careers in Sport, Exercise Science, KinesiologyPart Five: Today and Tomorrow: Where Is Our Field Going? Chapter 13: International Exercise Science and Sport Today Chapter 14: Current Issues in American Exercise Science and Sport Chapter 15: Into the Future in Exercise Science and Sport