ERIC Number: ED106279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Physical Education: Foundations, Practices, Principles.
Frost, Reuben B.
This book offers a cross-section of the concepts and subject-matter areas which form the theoretical framework for physical education. Its stated purpose is to provide a source of information, insight, and inspiration to those who comtemplate physical education as a career. Chapters include the following: (a) "Education for a Better World;" (b) "Meanings and Purposes;" (c) "Historical Overview to 1950;" (d) "Physical Education for Future Generations;" (e) "Philosophical Considerations;" (f) "Anatomical and Physicological Bases;" (g) "Basic Biomechanical Concepts;" (h) "Psychological Foundations;" (i) "Sociological Foundations;" (j) "Sports, Athletics, and Education;" (k) "Programs and Curricula;" (l) "Health Education in Our Schools;" (m) "Fitness for Living;" (n) "Leisure and Recreation;" (o) "Physical Educators and the Community;" (p) "Human Values and Personal Ethics;" (q) "Pedagogical Principles and Practices;" (r) "Careers in Physical Education;" and (s) "Administration: Concepts and Practices." (A set of selected references is included at the end of each chapter.) (Author/JS)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Biomechanics, Curriculum Guides, Educational Principles, Educational Programs, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Teacher Education
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 367 Jacob Way, Reading, Massachusetts 01867 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Books
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