International and Comparative Physical Education and Sport

by Earle F. Zeigler



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/8/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 356
ISBN : 9781426906435

About the Book

This volume about the international and comparative aspects of physical education and sport was developed to meet a need for a comprehensive battery of material tracing the background and development of this aspect of the overall field of physical education/kinesiology. In addition to providing general informatiob, it can also serve as an introductory text in a course experience that a student may have the opportunity to elect in his/her university program, The text is divided into five parts: (1) Historical Orientation: An Emerging Postmodern Age; (2) Comparative Physical Education and Sport in Retrospect; (3) How to Develop the Body of Knowledge About Comparative Physical Education and Sport; (4)A Descriptive Research Format and Exploratory Studies; and (5) Looking to the Future in Physical Activity Education and Educational Sport.

About the Author

Earle F.Zeigler, Ph.D., D.Sc., LL.D. is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. He has taught, researched, and administered programs at Yale University, The University of Michigan, University of Illinois,UIUC, and The University of Western Ontario, He has received the top six awards in his field in oth countries.