Knowing Human Movement

Knowing Human Movement

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Designed for undergraduate students considering a degree in Kinesiology, Knowing Human Movement helps students gain a greater understanding, perspective, and appreciation for the coursework that comprises their further study in the field. In addition to a presentation of the historical and philosophical justifications for the study of Kinesiology, the text provides a complete look at the field's many subdisciplines, including sport sciences (i.e. exercise physiology) and sport humanities (i.e. sport psychology). Emphasis is placed on the different types of knowledge that are most often used in Kinesiology, including the scientific method, observation, critical thinking, and story telling. The text concludes with a discussion of the nature of human movement and how the field has been affected by various education reform movements.... on Exercise (ACE) are Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant. ... Master the Manual is a workbook and costs $24.95, Sample Tests cost $14.95, and the Exam Content Outline costsanbsp;...

Title:Knowing Human Movement
Author:Steven Estes, Robert A. Mechikoff
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 1999


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