ERIC Number: ED288879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Physical Activity in Early and Modern Populations. Papers from the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physical Education (59th, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 11-13, 1987). No. 21.
Malina, Robert M., Ed.; Eckert, Helen M., Ed.
Eleven conference papers explore physical activity in ancient societies as well as human adaptation of physical activities in modern society. The following papers are included: (1) "Physical Activity in Early and Modern Populations: An Evolutionary View" (Robert M. Malina); (2) "How Active Were Early Populations? or Squeezing the Fossil Record" (Roberta J. Park); (3) "Historical Aspects of Fitness in the Modern World" (Gerald Redmond); (4) "How Active are Modern Populations?" (Henry J. Montoye); (5) "Physical Activity in the Adaptive Process" (Barbara L. Drinkwater) (6) "Gene-Environment Interaction in Human Adaptability" (Claude Bouchard); (7) "The Fitness Industry" (James S. Skinner); (8) "Physical Activity and the Diseases of Technologically Advanced Society" (William L. Haskell); (9) "Children and Youth in Physical Activity: A Review of Accomplishments" (Verne D. Seefeldt and John Haubenstricker); (10) "Physical Activity in the Future: To Be Active or Not?" (Emily M. Haymes); and (11) "The President's Message: State of the Academy" (Margaret J. Safrit). (JD)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Comparative Analysis, Modern History, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Quality of Life, Science and Society, Technological Advancement
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($l4.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Academy of Physical Education, Washington, DC.