Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science 1st Edition
Robert C France, CSMT, RSMT
ISBN-13: 9781418055295 | ISBN-10: 1418055298
© 2009 | Published |  416  Pages

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This Introduction to Physical Education text represents the only comprehensive survey of topics for majors or non-majors. Within you will find a number of important topics relevant to modern sports medicine, including adaptive physical education, nutrition, injury care, challenges and benefits of coaching, administration and management of sport and physical education, and even opportunities in the field. Specific coverage of timely subjects includes Title IX, gender issues and steroid use.

  • Unit 1
    Physical Education and Exercise Science

    Chapter 1: History and Development of Physical Education and Exercise Science
    Chapter 2: Physical Education in the Twenty-First Century

    Unit 2
    Exercise and Movement

    Chapter 3: Sport Kinesiology
    Chapter 4: Emergency Preparedness-Injury Game Plan for Physical Educators
    Chapter 5: Prehabilitation and Pre-season Conditioning

    Unit 3
    Adapted Physical Education
    Chapter 6: Adaptive Physical Education
    Chapter 7: Developing and Administering the Individual Education Program

    Unit 4
    Coaching: The Challenge and the Benefits
    Chapter 8: Qualities of Successful Coaches
    Chapter 9: The Role of the Assistant and Head Coach
    Chapter 10: Working with Parents, Booster Clubs, and Administration
    Chapter 11: Sports Psychology

    Unit 5
    Administration and Management in Sport and Physical Education
    Chapter 12: Risk Management in Sport and Physical Education
    Chapter 13: Facility and Equipment Planning, Designing, and Management
    Chapter 14: Athletic Administration
    Chapter 15: Equity and Sport: Title IX
    Chapter 16: Tournaments and Brackets

    Unit 6
    Opportunities and Challenges in Physical Education and Exercise Science
    Chapter 17: The Future of Sport
    Chapter 18: Career Perspectives
    Chapter 19: Fitness after Retirement

    Appendix 1: Dimensions of Athletic Facilities and Arenas
    Appendix 2: Organizations, Periodicals, and the Internet

    • Real-World Case Studies help learners apply what they learn in practice.
    • Review Questions assess learners’ comprehension of the chapter material.
    • Projects and Activities provide hands-on assignments to emphasize key concepts
    • Website Resources encourage learners to further research related chapter topics.
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    • Robert C. France currently serves as a national consultant on Sports Medicine, Physical Education and Fitness Programs and is a certified and registered sports medicine trainer in the state of Washington. In 1996 he was selected as a member of the medical staff for the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. His many awards include his selection as National Sports Medicine Trainer of the Year and Teacher of the Year. Mr. France majored in Physical Education and Recreation at Pacific Lutheran University. His vast knowledge of sports medicine, physical education, and fitness training is the result of extensive training he has received at some of the finest universities across the United States and Europe. Mr. France is registered as an advanced instructor with the National Safety Council and has lectured throughout the United States and in Europe. He has instructed hundreds of high school, college and professionals in first aid and CPR and his training as an Emergency Medical Technician has helped him design and implement disaster preparedness programs.
      Mr. France’s unique three-year high school Sports Medicine program has been recognized nationally for its excellence in preparing students in the field of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Students who have graduated from his program are now physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers throughout the United States. He has assisted dozens of high schools across the country in designing and implementing similar Sports Medicine programs.