Sport & PE: A Complete Guide
to Advanced Level Study
By Kevin Wesson
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
865 pages, Illustrated, 8 ¼ x 10 3/4"
$77.50 paper original
Sport and PE: A Complete Guide to Advanced Level Study has established itself as an indispensable text for students of physical education.
The new edition includes a new 'signposting' system to help students identify information that is directly relevant to their exam board, providing all the benefits of a board-specific text with the advantage of the extra material that this comprehensive book provides. A new chapter on practical activities also features.
Featuring new full colour artworks and photographs, this is a book that no student of the subject can afford to be without.
- Includes 'signposting' system to help students find material that is directly relevant to their specific exam board.
- Brand new colour illustrations throughout
- New chapter on Practical Activities
- Totally revised page design with new artworks and photographs
Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements Anatomy, Exercise Physiology and the Biomechanics of Human Movement 1. An Analysis of Human Movement 2. The Cardiovascular System – The Maintenance of Blood Supply 3. The Respiratory System – Oxygen Supply and Transport 4. Energy for Movement 5. Fatigue and Recovery 6. The Measurement of Fitness 7. Training for Successful Performance 8. Nutrition for Performance 9. Biomechanics – The Mechanics of Motion Historical, Social and Cultural Aspects 10. Concepts of Physical Activity 11. The Administration of Sport and Sporting Policies 12. Levels of Performance – From Participation to Excellence 13. Issues in the Modern Day Sports World 14. International Sporting Competitions 15. Cultural and Comparative Studies 16. The Social History of Sport in the United Kingdom 17. Historical Development of Physical Education Psychological Aspects of Sport and PE 18. The Nature of Skilled Performance 19. The Principles of Learning 20. Theories of Learning 21. Information Processing 22. Control of Movement, Motor Programmes and Schemas 23. Turning Theory into Practice Individual Differences Motivation in Physical Education and Sport Social Influences and Performance Optimising Performance Coursework and Research Practical Coursework Requirements and Assessment of the Written Investigation at AS and the Project at A2 Observation, Analysis and Evaluation Planning Developing the Research Problem and Using Relevant Literature Method The Results (A2) The Final Stages Synoptic Assessment Appendix 1. Project Examples Appendix 2a and b. Suggested Project Titles Appendix 3. Fitness Test Ratings Exam Board Breakdown of Content
About the Author(s):
Kevin Wesson, Nesta Wiggins-James, Graham Thompson and Sue Hartigan are all experienced Senior Examiners and teach at Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges. They were all members of the development committee for a major exam board specification.
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