Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Students

ISBN-10: 0805378820

ISBN-13: 9780805378825

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Paul W. Darst, Robert P. Pangrazi

List price: $126.80
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Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Studentsprovides secondary school physical education pre-service teachers everything they need to know to create an exciting and thoughtful PE program for their students. Using accessible, easy-to-read language, authors Paul Darst and Robert Pangrazi cover foundation teaching elements as well as the latest issues in physical education. A focus on important issues facing today's PE teachers covers such topics as obesity in youth and teaching culturally diverse students. Up-to-date, cutting edge research, recommended reading, and a variety of study tools throughout the text make this book a comprehensive resource for teachers of physical education.Physical Education in Secondary School, The Impact of Physical Activity on Adolescents, Developing a Curriculum, Curriculum Models, Planning for Effective Instruction, Improving Instructional Effectiveness, Effective Management of Students, Teaching Styles, Improving Instruction Systematically, Evaluation and Grading, Students with Disabilities, Liability and Safety, Intramurals, Sport Clubs, and Athletics, Introductory Activities, Using Pedometers to Promote Physical Activity and Combat Obesity, Physical Fitness, Health for Life: Activities for Instruction, Mini-Units of Instruction, Team Sports, Lifestyle Sports and Activities, Outdoor Adventure ActivitiesFor all readers interested in teaching secondary physical education.
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List price: $126.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Paul Darstreceived a Ph.D from the Ohio State University in the field of Physical Education. He is a professor and Department Chair at Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus in the area of Physical Education-Teacher Preparation. His research and teaching focuses on secondary school physical education curriculum, methods of teaching in the secondary schools, and activity habits of middle and high school students. Darst has been active professionally at the state, district and national levels of AAHPERD and has received numerous honors and invitations to speak at the various levels. nbsp; Darstis the co-author with Robert Pangrazi on the popular book,Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Students, now in its sixth edition (Benjamin Cummings, 2009). He has also authoredOutdoor Adventure Activities for School and Recreation Programs(Waveland Press),Analyzing Physical Education and Sport Instruction(Human Kinetics), andCycling(Scott, Foresman and Company, Sport for Life Series). He has authored many articles and made numerous presentations to teachers about new ideas on teaching and working with students in the schools. nbsp; Robert Pangraziis professor emeritus at Arizona State University and an Educational Consultant for Gopher Sport and The U.S. Tennis Association. Dr. Pangrazirsquo;s physical education textbooks have sold more than 750,000 copies. Pangrazi has published over 50 textbooks and 100 research and professional articles. He has been a keynote speaker for 39 state and district conventions and an invited speaker at nearly 400 national and international conferences. He regularly conducts training sessions for schools and universities and is regarded as a motivational speaker. His approach to elementary school physical education has been used worldwide by the Department of Defense Dependents Schools, nationally by the Edison Project, and is used in hundreds of public, private and charter schools across the U.S. Pangrazi has received numerous awards including theDistinguished Service Awardfrom the Presidentrsquo;s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, theNational Distinguished Service Awardpresented by the AAHPERD Council on Physical Education for Children, and theCurriculum and Instruction Emeritus Honor Awardfrom the NASPE Curriculum and Instruction Academy He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education and an AAHPERD Honor Fellow. Mary Jo Sariscsanyis an associate professor of Physical Education Teacher Education in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Northridge.nbsp; She taught physical education and coached for 10 years prior to entering higher education. During her career she has held a variety of leadership positions in physical education and currently serves on the NASPE Board of Directors. She has published works in physical education teacher education, and her research and instructional interests include teacher effectiveness, health related fitness, technology and assessment, and professional development. She has been recognized for national, university and community service. nbsp; Tim Brusseauis an assistant professor of physical education at the College at Brockport, State University of New York in the department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, & Physical Education. His teaching focuses on secondary physical education curriculum and methodology, as well as coaching and diversity. His research interests include children and youth physical activity and programming to increase physical activity. Brusseau received a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Physical Education Pedagogy. He is actively involved in AAHPERD and New York State AHPERD, regularly making teaching and research presentations. Brusseau has authored numerous articles related to teaching and physical activity.

Physical Education in Secondary School
The Impact of Physical Activity on Adolescents
Developing a Curriculum
Curriculum Models
Planning for Effective Instruction
Improving Instructional Effectiveness
Effective Management of Students
Teaching Styles
Improving Instruction Systematically
Evaluation and Grading
Students with Disabilities
Liability and Safety
Intramurals, Sport Clubs, and Athletics
Introductory Activities
Using Pedometers to Promote Physical Activity and Combat Obesity
Physical Fitness
Health for Life: Activities for Instruction
Mini-Units of Instruction
Team Sports
Lifestyle Sports and Activities
Outdoor Adventure Activities
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