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Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science, 1st Edition

  • Robert C France, CSMT, RSMT
  • ISBN-10: 1418055298  |  ISBN-13: 9781418055295
  • 416 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
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Overview

Do you have a passion for physical education and sport science? If so, then Introduction to Physical Education and Sport Science was written for you! This text encompasses a wide range of topics, and gives the physical education student a solid historical background of one of the most important fields of study. It will also serve as a reference long into one's physical education and coaching career.

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Table of Contents

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

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Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training  (ISBN-10: 140181199X | ISBN-13: 9781401811990)

Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is a book written for individuals interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. This book is unique in that it covers four distinct disciplines in an easy to understand format. The four disciplines covered include: Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Anatomy, and Physiology. This all-in-one resource allows the individual to grasp the concepts of anatomy and physiology, and then apply them to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Each discipline is fully presented, and uniquely sequenced together to give the user a full understanding of this exciting field. There are comprehensive chapters on nutrition and sports psychology. Instructors will enjoy the depth of the material covered and the ease in which it is presented. Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is the first full-concept book ever written that an entire course can be created around.

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Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction  (ISBN-10: 1401861857 | ISBN-13: 9781401861858)

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

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Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training  (ISBN-10: 140181199X | ISBN-13: 9781401811990)

Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is a book written for individuals interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. This book is unique in that it covers four distinct disciplines in an easy to understand format. The four disciplines covered include: Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, Anatomy, and Physiology. This all-in-one resource allows the individual to grasp the concepts of anatomy and physiology, and then apply them to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Each discipline is fully presented, and uniquely sequenced together to give the user a full understanding of this exciting field. There are comprehensive chapters on nutrition and sports psychology. Instructors will enjoy the depth of the material covered and the ease in which it is presented. Introduction to Sports Medicine & Athletic Training is the first full-concept book ever written that an entire course can be created around.

List Price = $262.95  | CengageBrain Price = $262.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $197.50

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction  (ISBN-10: 1401861857 | ISBN-13: 9781401861858)

Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training, Second Edition introduces students to potential careers in the Sports Medicine field, from Fitness Instructor to Athletic Trainer. This comprehensive text surveys a broad scope of knowledge related to the Sports Medicine field, encompassing fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, ethical and legal considerations and much more. To help introduce students to an array of exciting careers, it features enrichment activities that include researching the cost of sports medicine supplies, demonstrate taping techniques, and the forming of a safety committee to devise a plan to minimize risk to a team, athletes or clients. This complete resource is a fantastic introduction for any program.

List Price = $314.95  | CengageBrain Price = $314.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $236.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Robert C France, CSMT, RSMT

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.