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Foundations of Kinesiology Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Carole Oglesby, PhD, Temple University
Kim Henige, EdD, CSCS, California State University, Northridge
Doug McLaughlin, PhD, California State University, Northridge
Belinda Stillwell, PhD, California State University, Northridge
  • ISBN-13: 9781284034851
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     478 pages      © 2018
Price: $99.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Foundations of Kinesiology provides a guided introduction to the discipline and professions of kinesiology using a holistic, learner-centered, and skill-based approach. The text explores the core subdisciplines of kinesiology and allows students to explore the research and physical activity contributions that each has to offer. The text also considers how the discipline is crucial in enabling healthy lives by illustrating real-life scenarios across several chapters.

The learner-centered approach stresses the importance of active engagement and social interaction in the students’ own construction of knowledge, fostering long-term retention of the content, increased motivation, and higher achievement. In using Foundations of Kinesiology, students will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals while becoming advocates for meaningful physical activity and lifelong learning.

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  • Incorporates three core approaches to learning: holistic, learner-centered, and skill-based
  • Utilizes a personal, approachable style in which the authors act as mentors to students familiarizing themselves with the discipline
  • Stop and Think boxes provide questions to help students better grasp the importance of certain topics

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Written for undergraduate kinesiology, physical education, and health science students with an interest in fitness, therapeutic exercise, teaching, coaching, and sport management.

Unit  I  Kinesiology: Its Fundamentals and Paradoxes
Chapter  1  Fundamentals and Paradoxes
Chapter  2  Pathways to the Pillars
Chapter  3  A History of Kinesiology
Unit  II  Pillars of the Discipline: Kinesiology Subdisciplines
Chapter  4  Biomechanics
Chapter  5  Exercise and Sport Psychology
Chapter  6  Exercise and Sport Physiology
Chapter  7  Motor Behavior
Chapter  8  Philosophy of Kinesiology
Chapter  9  Sport Pedagogy and Physical Activity
Chapter  10  Sociology of Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity
Chapter  11  Adapted Physical Activity
Chapter  12  Sport Management
Unit  III  Integration of the Pillars
Chapter  13  Healthy Living
Chapter  14  Restoring Function
Chapter  15  Discovering Possibilities
Chapter  16  Diversity: Sport as Welcoming Space
Chapter  17   Promoting Excellence
Chapter  18  Inclusive Physical Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chapter  19  Kinesiology and the Public's Health: Collaboration Imperatives

Carole Oglesby, PhD-Temple University

Additional Titles by this Author

Kim Henige, EdD, CSCS-California State University, Northridge

Doug McLaughlin, PhD-California State University, Northridge

Belinda Stillwell, PhD-California State University, Northridge

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284034851

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