This lively text helps students understand how play, games, sport, and physical education evolved in western civilization. Using several interpretive frameworks, students explore topics such as the mind/body relationship, urbanization, industrialization, modernization, impact of technology, and politics, and their effect on sport and physical education throughout history. New texts now come packaged with PowerWeb: Health & Human Performance!Robert A Mechikoff is the author of 'History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance', published 2001 under ISBN 9780072489224 and ISBN 0072489227.
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