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Senior Physical Education : An Integrated Approach - David Kirk

Senior Physical Education

An Integrated Approach

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"Senior Physical Education: An Integrated Approach, Second Edition, " includes the following:

- Updated information to help you organise your instruction based on current Queensland Syllabus Physical Education guidelines- An attractive design that involves students in the content and highlights important information for greater student retention- New and updated elements that expand students' learning and develop concepts further through real-life examples relevant to students- Chapter-by-chapter study aids to create deeper connections for students and provide opportunities to apply concepts to real life- Everything you need to create and deliver an effective course - including a free instructor guide that contains additional information on how to organise and present the materials

"Senior Physical Education, Second Edition, " a powerful learning tool for studying physical education, is now updated to reflect the latest Queensland Board of Senior Secondary School Studies Physical Education Syllabus. The student text is now in full colour and comes with a revised and expanded hardcopy instructor guide.

The student text has been redesigned and includes new photos and illustrations that involve students in the content while highlighting important information for greater student retention. The text guides students to

- apply scientific information about movement in relation to specific physical activities and real-life situations;- relate new information to their own experiences through focus activities;- make connections among content areas through sample learning experiences;- further personalise information while reviewing the main points within each chapter through extension activities; and- explore body image, leisure and recreation, and media and power issues and then assess and respond appropriately to inequitable situations in sport, exercise, and physical recreation.

In addition, the text includes new learning outcomes, test yourself applications, and an updated glossary.

Part I explores the theories and psychological factors of learning physical activity. It also examines the motion and forces involved in learning physical skills.

Part II covers physiological aspects of physical activity, including the energy required for activity and methods for improving physiological capacity.

Part III delves into the socio-cultural dimensions of physical activity. Students will examine issues of equity in physical activity and sport and learn about the changing conceptions of the body, shaped through cultural and media views, as they relate to physical activity. In this section students also explore issues relating to lifestyle, leisure, and physical recreation and consider how money, media, and power affect sport, recreation, and exercise.

In addition to the student text, course adopters receive a free instructor guide. In the guide, teachers will find the supplemental activities they need to teach the course effectively:

- Additional teaching guidance in personalisation and integration - New Syllabus organisers for the three major focus areas, sub-areas, and physical activity categories, which include 49 hands-on activities (e.g., case studies, learning experiences, teaching points and teaching links) - Suggestions and models for implementing the Syllabus (e.g., how to integrate and personalise the instruction; how to sequentially develop complexity; how to diversify learning styles, including enhancing oral learning experiences)

These features create deeper connections for students and provide a wealth of opportunities to apply physical education concepts to real life.

Learning Physical Activity
Theories of Learning Physical Activity
Traditional Approaches to Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition
Information-Processing Approach
Constructivist Approaches to Learning
The Teacher or Coach As a Facilitator of Learning
Psychological Factors in Learning Physical Skills
Defining a Good Performance
Motivation and Performance
Goal Setting: A Strategy for Increasing Motivation
Anxiety, Arousal and Performance
Team Cohesion
Describing Motion When Learning Physical Skills
Kinematics: Describing Motion
Linear Motion
Angular Motion
Projectile Motion
Centre of Mass
Understanding Forces and Torques in Learning Physical Skills
Force Has Magnitude and Direction
Torque: The Turning Effect of Force
Resultant Forces and Torques
Impulse and Momentum
Work, Power and Energy
Impact Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics
Physiological Dimensions of Physical Activity
Energy for Physical Activity
Energy Systems and Movement
Fuel for Physical Activity
Nutrition for Physical Activity
Physiological Factors Affecting Physical Activity
Metabolic Capacity
Cardiorespiratory Capacity
Neuromusculoskeletal Capacity
Physiological Capacity and Age
Physiological Capacity and Sex
Improving Physiological Capacity for Physical Activity
Principles of Training
Training Program Design
Training for Health
Sociocultural Dimensions of Physical Activity
Equity in Physical Activity, Physical Education and Sport
Defining Equity
Targeting Groups and Providing for Individuals
Individual Differences: A Problem or an Asset?
Commitment to Equity
Promoting Equity: A Framework for Understanding and Action
Body, Culture and Physical Activity
Social Construction of Bodies
Naturalistic and Constructionist Views of the Body
Changing Conceptions of the Body and Physical Activity
Body Image and Physical Activity
Media Representations of the Body
Social Regulation of the Body Through Physical Activity
Scientific Regulation of the Body
Lifestyle, Leisure and Physical Recreation
Changing Conceptions of Lifestyle, Leisure and Recreation
Commodification of Lifestyle
Patterns of Participation in Recreational Physical Activity
Social Factors Affecting Participation in Physical Recreation
Patterns of Participation in Sport
Spectatorship in Sport
Money, Media and Power in Sport, Recreation and Exercise
Changes to Sport, Recreation and Exercise
Commodification of Sport
Commodification of Exercise
Technology and Sport
Physical Activity, Gender and Power
Politics and Power in Sport
Globalisation of Sport
Test Yourself Answers
Bibliography and Suggested Readings
About the Authors
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780736052085
ISBN-10: 0736052089
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old
For Grades: 9 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 18th March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.85 x 21.59  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 2