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Perspectives on Physical Activity, 2nd Edition-Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)

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ISBN: 9781718235533

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This custom ebook includes chapters from History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition. 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.

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Custom ebook for students taking the course Introduction to Perspectives in Physical Activity (KIN 278) at California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo.
Introduction: History, Philosophy, and Kinesiology
Bodies, Brains, and Cultures: Human Origins and the Riddles of Why People Run
The Transition From Super-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
R. Scott Kretchmar, PhD, is a professor emeritus of exercise and sport science at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Kretchmar, a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), is the recipient of its Hetherington Award. He is a former president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport and previously served as editor of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. He has been named an Alliance Scholar by SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) and a Distinguished Scholar by the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE).

Mark Dyreson, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology and an affiliate professor of history at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Dyreson currently serves on the executive committee of the Penn State Center for the Study of Sports in Society. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), a former president of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH), a special projects editor for the International Journal of the History of Sport, and the coeditor of the Sport in the Global Society: Historical Perspectives book series (Routledge Press).

Matthew P. Llewellyn, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton and is codirector of the Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research. Llewellyn earned a PhD in historical and philosophical aspects of sport and physical activity at Pennsylvania State University. He is the current editor of the Journal of Olympic Studies and is the author of four books and over 30 scholarly articles on the history of sport and physical activity.

John Gleaves, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton. Gleaves served as codirector of the International Network of Doping Research and is a codirector and cofounder of the Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research. He is also the associate editor for Performance Enhancement and Health and the Journal of Olympic Studies. His research and teaching focus on applied ethics and cultural history related to sport, physical activity, and society. Gleaves’ research has won several awards, including a Brocher Foundation fellowship.

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R. Scott Kretchmar,Mark Dyreson,Matthew Liewellyn,John Gleaves

Perspectives on Physical Activity, 2nd Edition-Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)

$61.38 USD
This custom ebook includes chapters from History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition. 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.

Audience

Custom ebook for students taking the course Introduction to Perspectives in Physical Activity (KIN 278) at California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo.
Introduction: History, Philosophy, and Kinesiology
Bodies, Brains, and Cultures: Human Origins and the Riddles of Why People Run
The Transition From Super-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
R. Scott Kretchmar, PhD, is a professor emeritus of exercise and sport science at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Kretchmar, a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), is the recipient of its Hetherington Award. He is a former president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport and previously served as editor of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. He has been named an Alliance Scholar by SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) and a Distinguished Scholar by the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE).

Mark Dyreson, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology and an affiliate professor of history at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania. Dyreson currently serves on the executive committee of the Penn State Center for the Study of Sports in Society. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), a former president of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH), a special projects editor for the International Journal of the History of Sport, and the coeditor of the Sport in the Global Society: Historical Perspectives book series (Routledge Press).

Matthew P. Llewellyn, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton and is codirector of the Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research. Llewellyn earned a PhD in historical and philosophical aspects of sport and physical activity at Pennsylvania State University. He is the current editor of the Journal of Olympic Studies and is the author of four books and over 30 scholarly articles on the history of sport and physical activity.

John Gleaves, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at California State University at Fullerton. Gleaves served as codirector of the International Network of Doping Research and is a codirector and cofounder of the Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research. He is also the associate editor for Performance Enhancement and Health and the Journal of Olympic Studies. His research and teaching focus on applied ethics and cultural history related to sport, physical activity, and society. Gleaves’ research has won several awards, including a Brocher Foundation fellowship.

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