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The Physical Education Activity Handbook, Thirteenth Edition provides existing and future physical education teachers with the content knowledge and teaching techniques they need to offer their students a chance to learn a wide range of engaging activities. More than 40 activities are explained, with essential information such as equipment, rules, skills and techniques, teaching and learning strategies, and a comprehensive reference section for further expertise. Activity chapters instruct the reader in thr... MORE
The Thirteenth Edition features the addition of Zumba and Pilates content, new instructive web links in the end of chapter material, and updated instructions and photos.
1. Considerations for Effective Skill Learning
2. Principles of Physical Fitness
3. Aerobic Dance and Zumba
11. Football: Flag and Touch
13. Gymnastics and Tumbling
14. Handball and Racquetball
15. Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking
18. Recreational Sports
19. Skating: Inline
23. Swimming, Diving, Water Exercise, and Fitness Swimming
24. Team Handball
26. Track and Field
28. Weight Training
30. Lifetime Activities
Jerre L. McManama's career spans 47 years of scholarly productivity in teacher education and sport at every educational level. As a professional, he has written over 30 books/chapters in books, articles, grants, creative endeavors, and editorial reviews. He has given more than 35 presentations to national and regional teacher education and sport organizations. Through these organizations, Jerre has continuously provided professional leadership serving in capacities such as board member, president, chair person, etc. This involvement has earned him honors and awards such as “National Leader,” “Award-of-Merit,” “Hall-of-Fame,” “Meritorious Service,” “Governor’s Award,” and “Outstanding Tenured Faculty Award.” He has received Emeritus status at Ball State University and currently supervises student teachers, serves as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Indianapolis, and continues to write.
National Organizations Represented include: AAHPERD, NASPE, USOC, AAU, USCSC, NCAA, NAIA, USVBA, USVCA, NVCA, USAV.