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Activities for Secondary School and College Students

Robert P. Pangrazi

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Robert P. Pangrazi, PhD, is a respected physical education professor, researcher, and author. He has written 51 textbooks and more than 100 research and journal articles related to youth fitness and physical education. Dr. Pangrazi has been a keynote speaker for 29 state and district conventions and an invited speaker at nearly 200 conferences. He has presented in Canada, Sweden, Britain, Australia, and the Czech Republic. Dr. Pangrazi is a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, an elected position limited to 125 members nationally. He also is an honor fellow in the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aaron Beighle

University of Kentucky Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cara L. Sidman

Cara L. Sidman holds a PhD in exercise and wellness, for which she prepared a dissertation and subsequent publications regarding the use of pedometers in promoting and adhering to physical activity. In addition, she has presented at regional and national conferences on topics related to behavior change, environmental influences on behavior, lifetime fitness and wellness, and physical activity adherence among sedentary women. A member of AAPHERD and the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE), Cara is an assistant professor in the department of health, physical education, recreation, and coaching at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. She has developed an interest and expertise in the use of technology in teaching and learning and continues to focus her scholarly efforts on university and community populations. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, jogging, dancing, and enhancing her wellness. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedometer Power : Using Pedometers in School and Community

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter describes activities involving pedometers that can easily be integrated into a secondary physical education or college-based curriculum. After a high-quality elementary program, the next logical progression for students...

Sport Massage Equipment

Michael McGillicuddy

American Massage Therapy-certified sport massage therapist Michael McGillicuddy is a sports massage certified massage is therapist and a sought-after professional in his field. He has worked with numerous elite athletes and at national competitions for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the U.S. Figure Skating Association, U.S. Fencing, and at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Massage for Sport Performance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...Because sport massage is administered in a variety of environments, the equipment may vary considerably. Sometimes trainers work in the athletic training room or a private treatment room in a clinic or medical establishment, but they often...

The Travelling Athlete

Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Photo courtesy of Brian Kieffer.This chapter examines a number of issues that the travelling athlete may encounter, such as taking care of medical concerns while travelling, maintaining healthy nutrition and hydration abroad, and exercising...

Wheelchair Racing

Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Photo courtesy of Nicholas Diaper.Wheelchair racing is a fast, exciting, dynamic sport that offers opportunities to train and compete at any level, from recreational fun runners to Paralympic-level elite athletes. It is media friendly...

Promoting Lifestyle Physical Activity

Robert P. Pangrazi

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Robert P. Pangrazi, PhD, is a respected physical education professor, researcher, and author. He has written 51 textbooks and more than 100 research and journal articles related to youth fitness and physical education. Dr. Pangrazi has been a keynote speaker for 29 state and district conventions and an invited speaker at nearly 200 conferences. He has presented in Canada, Sweden, Britain, Australia, and the Czech Republic. Dr. Pangrazi is a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, an elected position limited to 125 members nationally. He also is an honor fellow in the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aaron Beighle

University of Kentucky Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cara L. Sidman

Cara L. Sidman holds a PhD in exercise and wellness, for which she prepared a dissertation and subsequent publications regarding the use of pedometers in promoting and adhering to physical activity. In addition, she has presented at regional and national conferences on topics related to behavior change, environmental influences on behavior, lifetime fitness and wellness, and physical activity adherence among sedentary women. A member of AAPHERD and the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE), Cara is an assistant professor in the department of health, physical education, recreation, and coaching at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. She has developed an interest and expertise in the use of technology in teaching and learning and continues to focus her scholarly efforts on university and community populations. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, jogging, dancing, and enhancing her wellness. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedometer Power : Using Pedometers in School and Community

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...For more than 40 years, children have been viewed as being unfit, a problem that could be rectified with strenuous and structured physical activity. The goal was to push youth to develop high levels of physical fitness without concern...

Psychological Aspects of Wheelchair

Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Photo courtesy of the University of Illinois, photographers Mark Cowan and Curt Beamer.I was travelling with a wheelchair basketball team from the UK to the USA for an international tournament. Upon arriving at the airport, I went to check...

Preparing for Class

Gayle Kassing

Gayle Kassing, PhD, taught beginning ballet through advanced ballet for more than 25 years at four universities. Kassing earned a BFA in ballet and theater, an MS in modern dance, a PhD in dance and related arts, and an MAT in K-12 curriculum integrated with technology. She was the 2010 National Dance Association (NDA) Artist Scholar. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO). She is the author of History of Dance and coauthor of Teaching Beginning Ballet Technique. Kassing is an acquisitions editor at Human Kinetics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beginning Ballet : Interactive Dance Series

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Preparing for ballet class can have several meanings. Ballet class dress requirements vary, as do classes. By putting on your dancewear, you create an outward transformation that helps you get into the frame of mind for dance class—your...

An Introduction to Student-Designed Games

Student-Designed Games : Strategies for Promoting Creativity, Cooperation, and Skill Development

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...For many of us, some of our best childhood memories revolve around playing games after school with our friends. Most of the time, these games were created with whatever equipment we could muster (or make), and in all cases, they were free...

Handcycling

Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...N. Wilhelmi, www.wilhelmi-fotograf.deHandcycling is primarily a sport for people with impairments of the lower extremities (e.g., persons with SCI or amputation). It involves the propulsion of two crank handles that are connected over...

Elementary School Activities

Luis Columna

Luis Columna, PhD, is an associate professor at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Armed with three degrees in adapted physical education and physical education, Columna is intent on helping teachers work better with diverse learners. He has taught in private and public schools in Texas and Puerto Rico and has taught higher education since 2006. Along with his coauthor, he has conducted several workshops and written several articles related to overcoming language barriers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lauren J. Lieberman

Lauren J. Lieberman, PhD, is a professor at the College at Brockport in Brockport, New York. She has taught higher education since 1995 and taught in Perkins School for the Blind since 2010. She is fluent in sign language, using sign as her language in earning her PhD. She infuses sign language throughout her courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Promoting Language Through Physical Education : Using Sign Language and Spanish to Engage Everyone

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...The activities in this section focus on fundamental movements, object control, locomotor skills, and basic concepts. Children of this age must develop a foundation of movement and motor skills. These dynamic games and activities involve...