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Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport: 2024 Release
Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport: 2024 Release

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport: 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1266256296 | ISBN13: 9781266256295
By Angela Lumpkin

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Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport explores the exciting diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport, and examines the breadth of potential careers available in these multifaceted fields. Students are introduced to the heritage, current programs, and future potential of these rapidly expanding areas. The text delves into practical suggestions, including how to create resumes and how to help students prepare for careers in physical education and exercise science in diverse settings. Written in a conversational and personal style, the text is designed for students enrolled in their first course related to the field.

Unit 1 Principles, Scope, and Careers
1: Dynamic and Kinetic Fields 
2: Exercise and Sport Sciences 
3: Professions of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport 
4: Philosophy of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport 
5: Career Options 
6: Preparation for A Career 


Unit 2 History and Development Of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
7: Early Heritage in Sports and Gymnastics 
8: Early American Physical Education and Sport 
9: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport 


Unit 3 Importance of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport For Everyone
10: Opportunities and Challenges in Physical Education and Exercise Science 
11: Issues in Sports 
12: Leadership for Active Living 

About the Author

Angela Lumpkin

Student learning is the focus of Angela Lumpkin's approach to teaching. She first seeks to learn who her students are and what they know so that she and her students can work together to determine what they need to know and be able to do. This instructional approach has enabled her to help students effectively explore the fields of physical education, exercise science, and sport studies through the variety of courses she had taught from history and philosophy of physical education and sport to sport management. Dr. Lumpkin began her career at the University of North Carolina in 1974, where she advanced to become the first female in the Department of Physical Education to become a full professor. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Arkansas and her Ph.D. in sport history is from The Ohio State University. Dr. Lumpkin also has an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently Dean of the School of Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Lumpkin has held leadership positions in the North Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NCAHPERD), the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, and many other professional organizations. She is the author of seven books including Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science and Sport Studies, fifth edition, and has written numerous refereed articles and made over 100 professional presentations.

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