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The Young Athlete

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

Ebook Chapter

...Sport is perhaps the most visible form of physical activity and is also an important source of physical activity for many children and adolescents. Participation in sport at the community level is a feature of daily living for many children...

Antebellum Health Reforms and Sporting Forms, 1820–1860

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The importance of antebellum health reformers in promoting a positive attitude about exercise and sportThe role of both women and men in advocating sport and physical...

Working With Elite Athletes in Israel

Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...In this chapter, we will discuss how sport psychology services can help elite athletes in Israel to overcome some of the regional and professional challenges they must face. More specifically, the purposes of this chapter areto outline...

Teaching Educational Gymnastics

Karen Weiller Abels

Karen Weiller Abels, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of North Texas in Denton. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience, including teaching elementary physical education. She has developed and taught many courses at the collegiate level that focus on teacher preparation, particularly in movement education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jennifer M. Bridges

Jennifer M. Bridges, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. For more than 20 years she has taught motor development, motor learning, movement fundamentals, and dance to preservice majors in physical education teacher education. She also held the ACSM health fitness specialist certification for 15 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Movement Education : Foundations for Active Lifestyles

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Movement education is about developing the full potential of each child and providing success, enjoyment, and activity in movement. Because we want each child to love physical activity, we promote a perspective that fosters accomplishment...

Designing Gymnastics Sequences

Peter H. Werner

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Peter H. Werner, PED, is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. His area of expertise is physical education for children, including gymnastics, dance, and interdisciplinary learning. Dr. Werner has presented at numerous national conferences for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has presented a session on educational gymnastics at an international conference as well. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lori H. Williams

Lori H. Williams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. She has taught physical education at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. Her 25 years of teaching experience include 14 years in public schools. Gymnastics has always been part of her curriculum. She coauthored Schoolwide Physical Activity (2010) and several articles for refereed publications. Williams has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, many of which included a focus on gymnastics. She has been an active participant in collecting and analyzing assessment data at the state level with the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program, and she has been a member of the NASPE Assessment Task Force. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tina J. Hall

Tina J. Hall, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University. She taught elementary and middle school physical education for 18 years and has been in physical education teacher education since 2003. Dr. Hall has conducted numerous curriculum and content workshops and in-services for physical education teachers across the nation. She is the coauthor of Schoolwide Physical Activity: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Conducting Programs and Teaching Children Gymnastics. Dr. Hall is also an author of several articles in refereed publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Children Gymnastics

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...As noted in chapter 3, children typically learn gymnastics in stages (Nilges 1997, 1999). In stage I, children learn basic individual skills. These skills cross all three skill themes of traveling, statics, and rotation and are evidenced...

Learning Experiences for Statics

Peter H. Werner

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Peter H. Werner, PED, is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. His area of expertise is physical education for children, including gymnastics, dance, and interdisciplinary learning. Dr. Werner has presented at numerous national conferences for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has presented a session on educational gymnastics at an international conference as well. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lori H. Williams

Lori H. Williams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. She has taught physical education at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. Her 25 years of teaching experience include 14 years in public schools. Gymnastics has always been part of her curriculum. She coauthored Schoolwide Physical Activity (2010) and several articles for refereed publications. Williams has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, many of which included a focus on gymnastics. She has been an active participant in collecting and analyzing assessment data at the state level with the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program, and she has been a member of the NASPE Assessment Task Force. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tina J. Hall

Tina J. Hall, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University. She taught elementary and middle school physical education for 18 years and has been in physical education teacher education since 2003. Dr. Hall has conducted numerous curriculum and content workshops and in-services for physical education teachers across the nation. She is the coauthor of Schoolwide Physical Activity: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Conducting Programs and Teaching Children Gymnastics. Dr. Hall is also an author of several articles in refereed publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Children Gymnastics

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter offers 11 learning experiences in the skill theme of statics. We have developed learning experiences for the three categories of statics, which include the characteristics, principles, and types of balance.The following chart...

Gymnastics

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook Chapter

...© Photodisc/Getty ImagesIt’s hard to be humble when you can jump, stunt, and tumble!Gymnastics, if not done safely, can be a dangerous sport in which catastrophic injuries can occur, resulting in insurance claims and lawsuits. USA...

Expertise in Sport Judges and Referees

Expert Performance in Sports : Advances in Research on Sport Expertise

Human Kinetics, 2003

Ebook Chapter

...Diane Ste-MarieExpertise has been studied within many domains and with a variety of approaches (refer to books by Ericsson, 1996; Starkes & Allard, 1993). Chase and Simon (1973) and DeGroot (1965) led the field by studying chess players...

Why Is It Important to Teach Children Gymnastics?

Peter H. Werner

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Peter H. Werner, PED, is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. His area of expertise is physical education for children, including gymnastics, dance, and interdisciplinary learning. Dr. Werner has presented at numerous national conferences for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has presented a session on educational gymnastics at an international conference as well. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lori H. Williams

Lori H. Williams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. She has taught physical education at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. Her 25 years of teaching experience include 14 years in public schools. Gymnastics has always been part of her curriculum. She coauthored Schoolwide Physical Activity (2010) and several articles for refereed publications. Williams has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, many of which included a focus on gymnastics. She has been an active participant in collecting and analyzing assessment data at the state level with the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program, and she has been a member of the NASPE Assessment Task Force. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tina J. Hall

Tina J. Hall, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University. She taught elementary and middle school physical education for 18 years and has been in physical education teacher education since 2003. Dr. Hall has conducted numerous curriculum and content workshops and in-services for physical education teachers across the nation. She is the coauthor of Schoolwide Physical Activity: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Conducting Programs and Teaching Children Gymnastics. Dr. Hall is also an author of several articles in refereed publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Children Gymnastics

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...After reading and understanding this chapter, you will be able toexplain how gymnastics can contribute to human motor development in both sport-related skills and everyday life experiences;define gymnastics in your own words;describe...

Learning Experiences for Traveling

Peter H. Werner

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Peter H. Werner, PED, is a retired distinguished professor emeritus from the department of physical education at the University of South Carolina. His area of expertise is physical education for children, including gymnastics, dance, and interdisciplinary learning. Dr. Werner has presented at numerous national conferences for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He has presented a session on educational gymnastics at an international conference as well. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lori H. Williams

Lori H. Williams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. She has taught physical education at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. Her 25 years of teaching experience include 14 years in public schools. Gymnastics has always been part of her curriculum. She coauthored Schoolwide Physical Activity (2010) and several articles for refereed publications. Williams has presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, many of which included a focus on gymnastics. She has been an active participant in collecting and analyzing assessment data at the state level with the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program, and she has been a member of the NASPE Assessment Task Force. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tina J. Hall

Tina J. Hall, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University. She taught elementary and middle school physical education for 18 years and has been in physical education teacher education since 2003. Dr. Hall has conducted numerous curriculum and content workshops and in-services for physical education teachers across the nation. She is the coauthor of Schoolwide Physical Activity: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Conducting Programs and Teaching Children Gymnastics. Dr. Hall is also an author of several articles in refereed publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Children Gymnastics

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter offers 11 learning experiences in the skill theme of traveling. We have developed learning experiences with a focus on various ways of traveling. These include steplike actions using the feet; steplike actions using the hands...