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Introduction to Exercise Science: Simmons College

Introduction to Exercise Science: Simmons College

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    Ebook

    This custom ebook includes chapters from Introduction to Kinesiology, Fifth Edition. It has been designed for students taking the course Introduction to Exercise Science (EXSC 100) at Simmons University.

    Audience

    Custom ebook for students taking the course Introduction to Exercise Science (EXSC 100) at Simmons University.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction to Kinesiology
    Duane V. Knudson and Shirl J. Hoffman

    History of Physical Activity
    Richard A. Swanson

    Physiology of Physical Activity
    Jennifer L. Caputo

    Becoming a Physical Activity Professional
    Shirl J. Hoffman

    Careers in Health and Fitness
    Warren D. Franke

    Careers in Therapeutic Exercise
    Chad Starkey

    Careers in Teaching Physical Education
    Kim C. Graber and Thomas J. Templin

    Careers in Coaching and Sport Instruction
    Joseph A. Luxbacher and Duane V. Knudson

    Careers in Sport Management
    G. Clayton Stoldt and Mark C. Vermillion

    Author

    Shirl J. Hoffman, EdD, is a professor emeritus of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as department head for 10 years. He has served at many levels of education: as an elementary physical education teacher, as a college-level coach, and as a professor in both research university and liberal arts college settings.

    Hoffman has published extensively on a variety of topics, including sport philosophy and ethics, religion in sport, qualitative analysis and diagnosis of movement, and motor learning and performance. Hoffman is the author of Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sport (2010) and was the project coordinator for Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise (2011), published by the American Kinesiology Association. He also has been a frequent commentator on issues in kinesiology and higher education.

    Hoffman is a former editor of Quest and was the charter executive director of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA). He is a fellow emeritus of the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK).

    Hoffman and his wife, Claude, reside in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Boone, North Carolina.

    Duane V. Knudson, PhD, is a professor of biomechanics in the department of health and human performance at Texas State University. He earned his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin and has held tenured positions at three universities.

    Knudson’s research areas are the biomechanics of tennis, stretching, qualitative movement diagnosis, and learning biomechanical concepts. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed articles and 14 chapters. Knudson is the author of Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Technique (2006), Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Second Edition (2007), and Qualitative Diagnosis of Human Movement, Third Edition (2013). He has received numerous regional, state, national, and international awards for his scholarship and has been elected a fellow of three scholarly societies. He has served as a department chair, as an associate dean, as president of the American Kinesiology Association, as vice president of publications for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, and in numerous other professional leadership roles.