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Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts By Tim Chandler

Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts
by Tim Chandler

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Features entries that cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism.
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Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts Summary


Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts by Tim Chandler

An accessible and fully cross-referenced A-Z guide, this book has been written specifically for students of sport studies and physical education, introducing basic terms and concepts. Entries cover such diverse subjects as coaching, drug testing, hooliganism, cultural imperialism, economics, gay games, amateurism, extreme sports, exercise physiology and Olympism.

This revised second edition, including fully updated further reading and web references, places a greater emphasis on sports science, with new entries on subjects such as:

  • aerobic and anaerobic respiration
  • blood pressure
  • body composition
  • cardiac output
  • metabolism
  • physical capacity.

A complete guide to the disciplines, themes, topics and concerns current in contemporary sport, this book is an invaluable resource for students at every level studying Sport and Physical Education.

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About Tim Chandler


Timothy Chandler is Dean of the College of the Arts and Professor of Sport Studies at Kent State University. Mike Cronin is Academic Director of the Centre for Irish Programmes at Boston College in Dublin. His publications include Sporting Nationalisms: Identity, Ethnicity, Immigration, Assimilation (with David Mayall, 1998), and Sport and Nationalism in Ireland (1999). Wray Vamplew is Chair of Sports History and Director of Research in Sports Studies at the University of Stirling. His recent publications include Encyclopedias of British Horseracing and Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports (Routledge, 2005).

Table of Contents


'Introduction List of Key Concepts Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts Bibliography Index'

Additional information

GOR004380221
Sport and Physical Education: The Key Concepts by Tim Chandler
Tim Chandler
Routledge Key Guides
Used - Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2007-05-03
288
0415417473
9780415417471
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