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  • ISBN: 9780137951130
  • ISBN10: 0137951132

An Introduction to Human Movement the Sciences of Physical Education

by Charles H. Shea

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publish date: 01/01/1997
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Description: Each chapter opens with Chapter Objectives and closes with Final Comment, Questions for Thought, Key Terms, Advanced Resources, and References. 1. Introduction to the Sciences of Human Movement. Introduction. Historical Perspective. Early Contributions Age of Enlightenment Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Twentieth Century Today and Tomorrow. A Family of Disciplines. Anatomical Kinesiology Biomechanics Exercise Physiology Fitness and Health Motor Development Motor Learning and Control Sport Psychology Sport Pedagogy. Highlights. Outsmarting the Future Surfing the Net: Gateway to the World. 2. The Scientific Study of Human Movement. Introduction. The Scientific Process. Bottom-up Thinking: Observation to Theory Top-down Thinking: Theory and Deduction Is Theory Necessary? Scientific Tools. Measurement Sampling Experimental Paradigms Statistics. Experimental Validity. Internal Validity: Cause of the Results External Validity: Generalizability Ecological Validity: The Real World. Research and Theory Into Practice. Highlights. Computers: A Historical Perspective Ethical Treatment of Human Subjects Chaos in the Brickyard. 3. Anatomical Kinesiology. Introduction. The Skeletal System. Bone Articulations and Joints Muscle Attachments Anatomical Planes and Axes Anatomical Lever Systems. The Central Nervous System. The Brain The Spinal Cord. The Peripheral Nervous System. Neurons: The Communication System The Sensory System. The Muscular System. Structure of Skeletal Muscle The Motor Unit. Highlights. Examining the Brain without Surgery: Advances in Neuroimaging Carpel Tunnel Syndrome Gray's Anatomy. 4. Biomechanics. Introduction. Types of Motion Measurement in Biomechanics. Center of Gravity, Stability, and Balance. Center of Gravity Stability and Balance. Linear Motion. Linear Kinematics Projectile Motion Linear Kinetics. Angular Motion. Angular Kinematics Angular Kinetics. Fluid Mechanics. Drag Lift Buoyancy. Highlights. Gideon B. Ariel and Ariel Dynamics Inc. Biomechanics and Injuries in Industrial Settings A Stretched Stitch in Time. 5. Exercise Physiology. Introduction. Exercise Metabolism. Anaerobic and Aerobic Metabolism Immediate Energy System Lactic Acid System Oxygen System. The Cardiovascular System. Cardiac Function Circulation Blood Pulmonary Function. Factors Affecting Performance. Fatigue Stimulants Growth Enhancing Drugs Oxygen, Altitude, and Blood Doping Heat and Humidity. Highlights. Under Pressure Anabolic-androgenic Steroids: A Historical Perspective. 6. Fitness and Health. Introduction. Exercise and Health. Longevity and Quality of Life Potential Risks of Exercise. Graded Exercise Testing. Pre-exercise Screening Pre-exercise Evaluation Exercise Testing Protocols Monitoring During and After an Exercise Test Post Exercise Consultation. Training for Health and Fitness. Basic Concepts of Training Muscle Strength, Power, and Endurance Aerobic and Anaerobic Training. Exercise and Nutrition. Energy Nutrients Vitamins, Minerals, and Water Fueling for Exercise Nutrition, Body Composition, and Weight Control. Highlights. It's Never Too Late Walk D
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