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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity

Kretchmar, R. Scott PhD
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Book Information
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1-4504-2420-1 (1450424201)
ISBN-13: 978-1-4504-2420-2 (9781450424202)
New Edition: 1-71821-294-1
Old Edition: 0-7360-0141-7
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2017
Publish Date: 06/17
Weight: 2.69 Lbs.
Pages: 342
Carton Quantity: 14
Subject Class: S-M (Sports Medicine)
A New Edition of this Publication is due 09/23
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 10 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply.
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Class Specifications
Discipline: Physiology
Subject Definition: Physical Education & Train; Sports-Psychology
NLM Class: QT 255
LC Class: GV706
Abstract: Blending historical grounding and philosophical insights regarding sport and physical activity, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity covers the historical and philosophical dimensions of the study of human movement. This cross-disciplinary text shows how theory in the humanities can affect professional practice. ... Student exercise sidebars allow students to explore questions as they go, especially in relating philosophical inquiry to historical events. Historical profile sidebars throughout the chapters allow students to gain greater insight into historical figures and events. Ancillaries include an instructor guide, a presentation package, and a test package to help instructors make the most of the historical, philosophical, anthropological, and sociological issues presented in the book. History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity is designed to reduce any gap that might exist between good ideas and sound professional behavior. Historical lessons and philosophical analyses are seamlessly integrated. Readers will understand the intersection of history, culture, ideals, ethics, and professional practice from sport.s leading philosophers and historians.

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