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Title Global perspectives on physical education and after-school sport programs / edited by Jepkorir Rose Chepyator-Thomson and Shan-Hui Hsu
Published Lanham : University Press of America, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents Part 1. Understanding of physical education and sport in society -- Understanding of physical education and sport in society -- Part 2. Promotion of physical education through regional organizations and associations -- Africa -- Perspectives on physical education in after-school sports in Ghana -- Education, physical education, and after-school sports programs in Kenya -- Physical education in South Africa: historical perspectives and research studies in Eastern Cape and Gauteng Provinces -- Public policy in physical education and sports in Nigeria -- Asia -- Development and promotion of physical education and sport in China -- Physical education and after-school programs in modern India: policies, polity, and contemporary developments -- Current issues in physical education and Korean national standards for physical education -- The role of physical education in Taiwan -- Europe -- Historical and current trends in the K-12 education, physical education, and after-school programs: the Hungarian perspective -- South America -- Physical education and after-school sports programs: Brazilian experience and tendencies for the 21st century -- Physical education and after-school sport programs in Chile: the role of public and private structures -- North America -- The ever-changing nature of physical education in the United States -- Oceana -- Physical education and the after-school sports program in Australian schools: barriers and challenges for the 21st century -- Part 3. Global physical education and national sports -- Comparative perspectives and a way forward in physical education and sport
Summary This book examines public policy in physical education and sport and provides insights into practices of school curriculum and after-school sport programs from a global context. The authors reflect on the continuously shifting understanding of the field of physical education and suggest a new direction for the profession
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Physical education and training -- Curricula.
Physical education and training -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose.
Hsu, Shan-Hui.
ISBN 0761861181 (electronic bk.)
9780761861188 (electronic bk.)