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Sport and Physical Education in China : Iscpes Book Series - Robin K. Jones

Sport and Physical Education in China

Iscpes Book Series

Paperback

Published: 22nd July 1999
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Written by a number of expert scholars from around the world, including China itself, with the aim of extending knowledge and taking the cross-cultural study of PE and sport beyond the descriptive level, this book provides unique and up to date material.
Subjects covered include:
*ancient and modern history
*structure, administration and finance
*PE in schools and colleges
*elite sport
*sport science and medicine
*gender issues.
Anyone wishing to gain an insight into the PE and sporting experience of Chinese citizens both in historical and contemporary society will find this book essential reading. It is an indispensable resource for students taking comparative sport studies courses, sports historians, and academics with a general interest in the cross-cultural field.

"The well-referenced text includes valuable material from several highly respected Chinese scholars and makes an outstanding contribution to the profession. The book is highly recommended to students of any level who are interested in the world's largest arena of physical education and sport participants.." -Choice, December 2000. "The work is divided into three themed sections. The first offers an overview and explanation of the historical roots of sports and physical education. The second concentrates on physical education and sport in schools, universities, the Olympics, and in the elite and professional sporting ranks. The last section delves into sport science, sport medicine, sport management structure and systems, mass fitness, and Chinese women and sport.." -Choice, December 2000.

Prefatory statement
History: ancient, modern (to 1949), post-1949
Physical eduaction in school and college
Structure administration, organisation, finance
Sport for all (policies and programes)
Elite sport
Sports science and medicine
Gender issues in Chinese sport
Sport and international relations
Coaching and professional training
Conclusions
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780419220305
ISBN-10: 0419220305
Series: Iscpes Book Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 22nd July 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1