Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sport

ISBN-10: 0078095778
ISBN-13: 9780078095771
Edition: 8th 2012
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Description: Introduction to Sport, Fitness, and Physical Educationwill help you broaden your perspectives and test your opinions about the various issues raised in the text. This text is meant to emphasize quality services by physical-activity  More...

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List price: $168.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Introduction to Sport, Fitness, and Physical Educationwill help you broaden your perspectives and test your opinions about the various issues raised in the text. This text is meant to emphasize quality services by physical-activity professionalsphysical-education teachers, coaches, fitness trainers, athletic trainers, athletic administrators, and the likeboth by emphasizing professionalism in developing and sustaining good programs and by activism to ensure that programs become more widely available to those who need them.The various sections of the text provide you with up-to-date information about the status of the physical-activity professions, the kinds of programs offered to variousgroups, the educational path to service in the those professions, and the significant problems that are current in the professional practice of the various areas.You will be encouraged to think critically, to recognize and confront problems in various fields, to weigh various alternatives to solving problems, and to respectdivergent points of view. No single answer is presented as the only answer. The text does present points of view but only to stimulate your thinking and the furtherdevelopment of your own perspective.

Daryl Siedentop graduated from Hope College in 1960 where he then stayed for ten years coaching basketball and baseball and teaching physical education. During that time he completed a master’s degree from Western Michigan University and a doctorate in physical education from Indiana University. In 1970 he accepted a position in the School of HPER at The Ohio State University where he eventually became a Professor, Senior Associate Dean and then Interim Dean of the College of Education. In 2001, he retired and assumed initial leadership of OSU’s new P-12 Project, a university-wide outreach initiative to support urban school improvement in Ohio. Siedentop has held Visiting Professor positions as the University of Massachusetts, University of Georgia, Instituto Nacional d’Education Fisica in Granada, Spain, and Edith Cowan University in Australia. Siedentop has published 12 books several of which have been translated into Japanese, Korean, French, and Spanish. His newest book “The Complete Guide to Sport Education” will be published in 2004. Siedentop has published 6 edited monographs and 80 refereed articles in JOPER, Quest, JTPE, and the European Physical Education review among other outlets. His honors included the Visiting Scholar Award from Virginia Polytechnic University, election as a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Education, The International Olympic Committee President’s Prize, NASPE C&I Academy Honor Award, AAHPERD Alliance Scholar Award, Research Consortium McCloy Award, and the OSU Obertueffer Award. Siedentop has Distinguished Alumni Awards from Hope College and the Indiana University School of HPER.

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Physical Education Programs and Professions
Problems, Issues, and the Future ofPhysical Education
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