1 Introduction: The Changing Framework of Physical Education New Name, New Responsibilities Physical Education and Kinesiology The Profession--Discipline Dilemma The Holmes Group Report and Teach Certification A Conceptual Framework For Physical Activity Part I Kinesiology: The Discipline 2 What Is a Discipline? What Is Science? A Scientific Approach to Problem Solving Ways of Knowing What Is a Scientist? How Scientific Inquiry Works The Scientific Method 3 Exercise Physiology What Is Exercise Physiology? Early History of Physiology Early Beginnings of European Physiology Early History of Exercise Physiology in the U.S. Professionalization of Exercise Physiology Breaking into the Field Strategies for Learning about Opportunities in Exercise Physiology A Word About Sports Medicine 4 Biomechanics Definition of Biomechanics Understanding Biomechanical Response to Movement Early Beginnings Analysis of Human Movement Professional Preparation for a Career in Biomechanics ProfessionalCareers in Biomechanics Strategies for Learning about Opportunities in Biomechanics 5 Motor Behavior Overview of the Subdiscipline Definition of Key Terms and Concepts The Subspecialities in Motor Behavior Motor Learning Motor Development Recent Developments: Dynamical Systems Approach 6 Exercise and Sport Psychology General Introduction and Definition of Exercise and Sport Psychology National and International Organizations Specializations within Exercise and Sport Psychology Need for a Research Base Major Subdomains in Exercise and Sport Psychology Performance and Enhancement, Health and Exercise Psychology, and Social Psychology Clinical, Educational, and Research Sport-Exercise Psychologists Professional Preparation of Sport Psychologists Careers in Sport Psychology 7 Sociocultural Aspects of Play, Sport, and Physical Activity Definitions and Universality of Play Theories of Play Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Motivation Characteristics of Play Detrimental Aspects of Play Constraints on Play Gender-Role Socialization and Stereotyping as Constraints on Play The Social Significance of Sport Key Terms and Concepts Sport as a Microcosm of Society l Part II Kinesiology: The Profession 8 What is a Profession Physical Education as a Profession 9 Teaching and Coaching Physical Activity and Sport: A Changing Profession Certification of Teachers Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs Certification of Coaches Employment Prospects in Teaching and Coaching 10 Career Opportunities beyond the Public School System Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Exercise Science and Physical Fitness Cardiac Rehabilitation Ergonomics and Human Factors Leisure and Recreational Sport 11 Sport Management Nature of Sport Nature of Management Managerial Functions Sport Management in North America Professional Preparation in Sport Management Career Opportunities in Sport Management National Organization 12 Epilogue The Working World and Beyond: Is Kinesiology for Me? Career Seeking Graduate SchoolJohn A. W. Baker is the author of 'Kinesiology with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance', published 2001 under ISBN 9780072506242 and ISBN 0072506245.
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