Sport and Physical Education: the Key Concepts by Tim ChandlerSport and Physical Education: the Key Concepts by Tim Chandler

Sport and Physical Education: the Key Concepts

byTim Chandler, Wray Vamplew

Hardcover | June 19, 2007

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An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism.

This revised second edition, including fully updated further reading and web references, places a greater emphasis on sports science, with new entries on subjects such as:

  • aerobic and anaerobic respiration
  • blood pressure
  • body composition
  • cardiac output
  • metabolism
  • physical capacity.

A complete guide to the disciplines, themes, topics and concerns current in contemporary sport, this book is an invaluable resource for students at every level studying Sport and Physical Education.

Timothy Chandleris Dean of the College of the Arts and Professor of Sport Studies at Kent State University.Mike Croninis Academic Director of the Centre for Irish Programmes at Boston College in Dublin. His publications includeSporting Nationalisms: Identity, Ethnicity, Immigration, Assimilation(with David Mayall, 1998), andSport and N...
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Title:Sport and Physical Education: the Key ConceptsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:June 19, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415417465

ISBN - 13:9780415417464

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