Foundations of Kinesiology

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jan 12, 2017 - Health & Fitness - 478 pages
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools Foundations of Kinesiology provides a guided introduction to the discipline and professions of kinesiology using a holistic, learner-centered, and skill-based approach. The text explores the core subdisciplines of kinesiology and allows students to explore the research and physical activity contributions that each has to offer. The text also considers how the discipline is crucial in enabling healthy lives by illustrating real-life scenarios across several chapters. The learner-centered approach stresses the importance of active engagement and social interaction in the students' own construction of knowledge, fostering long-term retention of the content, increased motivation, and higher achievement. In using Foundations of Kinesiology, students will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals while becoming advocates for meaningful physical activity and lifelong learning. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. KEY FEATURES: - Incorporates three core approaches to learning: holistic, learner-centered, and skill-based - Utilizes a personal, approachable style in which the authors act as mentors to students familiarizing themselves with the discipline - Stop and Think boxes provide questions to help students better grasp the importance of certain topics
 

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Contents

Kinesiology Subdisciplines
53
Part III Integration of the Pillars
283
Epilogue Prelude to Your Career
429
Glossary
433
Index
453
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