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Teaching Secondary Physical Education: Preparing Adolescents to Be Active for Life Hardcover – December 2, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-0880119399 ISBN-10: 088011939X Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics; 1 edition (December 2, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 088011939X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0880119399
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,320,783 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Cathrine Himberg, PhD, has been teaching physical education teacher education at California State University at Chico since 1996. Every week she spends the equivalent of a school day in the public schools with her university students so that they can get the hands-on experience they need to become effective and reflective teachers. She is the founder and director of CASPER (Concerned Adults and Students for Physical Education Reform), an international advocacy organization for developmentally appropriate physical education.

She earned an MA with distinction in exercise physiology from California State University at Chico and a PhD in pedagogy (curriculum and instruction) from Virginia Tech in 1996.

Gayle E. Hutchinson, EdD, chairs the department of physical education and exercise science at California State University at Chico, where she helps prepare teachers who will provide quality physical education. She has taught middle and high school students and worked closely with physical educators since 1979. She earned her doctorate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her master's degree from Columbia Teacher's college, both in curriculum and instruction.

As principal investigator and project director for the Northern California Physical Education Health Project, Dr. Hutchinson helped create a vision of schools as wellness communities. She also has assisted middle schools in developing curriculum and implementing programs that are in accordance with state and national standards.

John Mathieu Roussell, PhD, teaches communication design at California State University at Chico. A professor and researcher in instructional technology since 1996, he focuses on effective adaptation of technology into learning situations. He earned his doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Virginia Tech, and his master's degree in instructional technology from California State University at Chico.

Dr. Roussell enjoyed a 20-year career as a professional radio and television broadcaster, producer, journalist, and consultant. He also has served as an assessment consultant of communication and instructional technologies for corporate training and K-12 education.

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This was a good resource text book used to acquire knowledge for teaching a single subject Health or P.E. class. It is thorough, interesting and easy to follow but focuses little on Health.
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By L. Marlett on August 26, 2008
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I asked the seller if this book was highlighted(since it's used),and she was quick to respond to my email and was quick to deliver the book.
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