Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education

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Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, 2003 - Education - 385 pages
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A comprehensive book, Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education gives readers interested in physical education the tools they need to design innovative and creative high school physical education programs that will connect with today's youth. The latest developments in research-based methods of presenting sports in physical education are covered, and the unique problems facing today's physical education teacher are tackled. Topics such as youth culture, voice, and choice are explored to provide a contextual framework in which readers can create exciting activity programs.

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About the author (2003)

Peter Hastie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Auburn University. His area of specialty is sport education, having written numerous research papers examining the model. His latest text Teaching for Lifetime Physical Activity Through Quality High School Physical Education has been written for those who are preparing to teach in secondary schools. He has also contributed chapters to Silverman and Ennis' latest release of the book Student Learning in Physical Education: Applying Research to Enhance Instruction . In his spare time, Peter enjoys adventure activities and traveling.

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