Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science

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Sports medicine and the scientific study of exercise, sports, and physical education are enjoying a steady rise in popularity. This volume reveals that a number of current debates concerning the body, physical health, types and degrees of exercise, athletic contest, the use and abuse of aids to performance, and much more, have their roots in the nineteenth century and earlier.Essays in the History of Sports Medicine Jack W. Berryman Roberta J. Park ... concerns for health and exercise in the English educational reform movement of 1640 to 1660, and the concern for the physical education of American women during the antebellum period. ... role and importance of the non-natural tradition.

Title:Sport and Exercise Science
Author:Jack W. Berryman
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 1992-01-01


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