Perspectives on Physical Activity: Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
EbookThis custom ebook includes chapters from History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Introduction to Perspectives in Physical Activity (KIN 278) at California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo.
AudienceCustom ebook for students taking the course Introduction to Perspectives in Physical Activity (KIN 278) at California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: History, Philosophy, and Kinesiology
Bodies, Brains, and Cultures: Human Origins and the Riddles of Why People Run
The Transition From Endurance Predators to Farmers: The Birth of “Civilizations”
Ancient Greece and the Shape of Modern Sport and Physical Education: The Power of the Past in the Present and Future
Continuity and Change in Physical Cultures: From the Maturation and Decline of Classical Civilizations to the Middle Ages
The Expansion of the West and the Birth of the Modern World: Global Transformations of Physical Cultures
Great Britain and the Birth of Modern Sport: Economic, Political, Social, and Cultural Revolutions
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: The Development of Modern Sport
Games and Empires: Western Hegemony and Resistance to It