Introduction to kinesiology : studying physical activity / Shirl J. Hoffman, editor

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رقم التسجيلة 2256
نوع المادة book
ردمك 0736055894
رقم الطلب

QP303.I53

العنوان Introduction to kinesiology : studying physical activity / Shirl J. Hoffman, editor
بيان الطبعة 2nd ed
بيانات النشر Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2005.
الوصف المادي xvii, 597 p : 29 cm ; ill
ملاحظات

Includes bibliographical references and index

المحتويات / النص

Preface to the Instructor Preface to the Students Acknowledgments Chapter 1 Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Activity Ways of Developing an Understanding of Kinesiology What Is Physical Activity? What Is Kinesiology? The Focus of Kinesiology: Exercise and Skilled Movement Experiencing Physical Activity Scholarly Study of Physical Activity Practicing a Physical Activity Profession Wrap-Up Part I Experiencing Physical Activity Chapter 2 The Spheres of Physical Activity Experience The Sphere of Self-Sufficiency The Sphere of Self-Expression The Sphere of Work The Sphere of Education The Sphere of Leisure The Sphere of Health The Sphere of Competition Wrap-Up Chapter3 The Importance of Physical Activity Experiences Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity Human and Animal Physical Activity Compared Factors Influencing the Kinds and Amounts of Performance Experiences How Experience Changes Our Capacity to Perform Physical Activity The Principles of Quality and Quantity Identifying Critical Components of a Physical Activity Heredity and Experience Wrap-Up Chapter 4 The Importance of Subjective Experiences in Physical Activity Four Truths About Sport and Exercise Why Subjective Experiences Are Important The Nature of Subjective Experiences Components of Subjective Experience Intrinsic and Extrinsic Approaches to Physical Activity Factors Affecting Our Enjoyment of Physical Activity Watching Sports as a Subjective Experience Wrap-Up Part II Scholarly Study of Physical Activity Chapter 5 Philosophy of Physical Activity An Introduction to Philosophic Thinking What Does a Philosopher of Physical Activity Do? Goals of Philosophy of Physical Activity History of Philosophy of Physical Activity Research Methods in Philosophy of Physical Activity Overview of Knowledge in Philosophy of Physical Activity Wrap-Up Chapter 6 History of Physical Activity Why History of Physical Activity? What Does a Historian of Physical Activity Do? Goals of Physical Activity Historians History of the Subdiscipline Research Methods in History of Physical Activity Overview of Knowledge in History of Physical Activity Wrap-Up Chapter 7 Sociology of Physical Activity What is Sociology of Physical Activity? What Does a Sociologist of Physical Activity Do? Goals of Sociology in Physical Activity History of Sociology in Physical Activity Research Methods in Sociology of Physical Activity Overview of Knowledge in Sociology of Physical Activity Wrap-Up Chapter 8 Motor Behavior What is Motor Behavior? What Does a Motor Behaviorist Do? Goals of Motor Behavior History of Motor Behavior Research Methods in Motor Behavior Overview of Knowledge in Motor Behavior Wrap-Up Chapter 9 Sport and Exercise Psychology What is Sport and Exercise Psychology? What Does a Sport or Exercise Psychologist Do? Goals of Sport and Exercise Psychology History of Sport and Exercise Psychology Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Psychology Overview of Knowledge in Psychology of Sport and Exercise Wrap-Up Chapter 10 Biomechanics of Physical Activity What is Biomechanics of Physical Activity? What Does a Biomechanist Do? Goals of Biomechanics History of Biomechanics Research Methods in Biomechanics Overview of Knowledge in Biomechanics of Physical Activity Wrap-Up Chapter 11 Physiology of Physical Activity What Does a Physiologist of Physical Activity Do? Goals of Exercise Physiology History of Exercise Physiology Research Methods in Physiology of Physical Activity Overview of Knowledge in Physiology of Physical Activity Wrap-Up Part III Practicing a Profession in Physical Activity Chapter 12 Becoming a Physical Activity Professional What Is a Profession? How Do Our Values Shape Our Professional Conduct? How Are Physical Activity Professionals Educated for the Workforce? Are You Suited for a Career in the Physical Activity Professions? Wrap-Up Chapter 13 Careers in Health and Fitness The World of Health and Fitness Professions Health and Fitness Settings Up-Close Views of Professions in Health and Fitness Marketplace Trends and Opportunities Certification and Continuing Education Advice for Health and Fitness Students Wrap-Up Chapter 14 Careers in Therapeutic Exercise The World of Therapeutic Exercise Therapeutic Exercise Settings Up-Close Views of Therapeutic Exercise Professions Inside Advice for Therapeutic Exercise Students Wrap-Up Chapter 15 Careers in Teaching Physical Education The World of Teaching Teaching Settings Up-Close View of the Physical Education Teaching Profession Advice for Future Teachers Wrap-Up Chapter 16 Careers in Coaching and Sport Instruction The Worlds of Coaching and Sport Instruction Coaching and Sport Instruction Settings Up-Close Views of Professions in Coaching and Sport Instruction Advice for Coaching and Sport Instruction Students Wrap-Up Chapter 17 Careers in Sport Management The World of Sport Management Sport Management Settings Up-Close Views of Professions in Sport Management Advice for Sport Management Students Wrap-Up Glossary References Index

المستخلص

Introduction to Kinesiology, Second Edition,> provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of kinesiology, laying a solid foundation for future learning and for working as a professional in any field relating to physical activity.This new edition is significantly updated and revamped, featuring these additions:--Expanded information and advice on careers relating to the field of kinesiology, including short- and long-term employment opportunities, allowing students to benefit from an inclusive and accurate job outlook early in their college careers-New schematics and visual effects to help students better understand the content, including more relevant photos to illustrate text points and new artwork to help clarify important conceptual connections-New profiles featuring significant scholars in the field-New and improved sidebars, interactive items, and key points to engage students more deeply and to acquaint them with relevant issues and problems>Introduction to Kinesiology, Second Edition,> contains updated research, statistics, and discussion focusing on practical applications in the field and offering advice about each profession in kinesiology. These features will help students identify and work toward attaining their career goals. The text uses a visually appealing pedagogical approach, including key points and interactive items as well as opening scenarios of real-world dilemmas encountered by professionals in the field, objectives, summaries, key terms, and a glossary. The new edition reinforces readers' learning through both text and graphic features.Part I,Experiencing Physical Activity, provides an extensively rewritten introduction to the field of kinesiology and goes into greater detail on exercise and skilled movement. It also delves into physical activity participation patterns, updated information on the relevance of physical activity to daily living, and how various professionals in the field incorporate physical activity into their educational, developmental, and treatment programs.Part II,Scholarly Study of Physical Activity, with chapters on subdisciplines, has been reorganized and simplified, making those topics easier to comprehend. It includes greater coverage of physical education as a career pursuit and features chapters from several new collaborators, adding to the richness of the text's perspective and insight.Part III,Practicing a Profession in Physical Activity, includes a new chapter on careers in coaching and sport instruction and an updated chapter on therapeutic exercise, with information on careers in physical and occupational therapy.This new edition improves on the already-solid foundation of learning laid in the first edition. Its superior content and reasonable price make this text an ideal choice for undergraduate kinesiology courses.

المواضيع Kinesiology

شخص Hoffman, Shirl J