Details About the Book:-
Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fourth Edition, is the most cohesive introduction to the field of kinesiology available, demonstrating how its many disciplines integrate into a unified body of knowledge. This all-inclusive approach gives students a solid background in the field and prepares them for further study and course work. This engaging and jargon-free text also introduces students to job prospects and areas of study and professional practice in kinesiology.
The contributors, each with specific expertise in the subdisciplines, share their perspectives in chapters complemented by full-color photos and illustrations. Students can enrich their learning experience by taking advantage of the following tools and features:
– Chapter objectives help students keep the main ideas in mind as they read through the text; summaries at the end of each chapter reinforce these concepts.
– Key points highlighted throughout each chapter stimulate interest and supplement information in the text.
– Study questions at the end of each chapter help students focus on key areas of the text.
About the Author:-
Shirl J. Hoffman, EdD, is a professor of exercise and sport science at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as department head for 10 years. He also has been a frequent commentator on problems in kinesiology and higher education.
Hoffman is a fellow emeritus of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. He is the author of Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sport(2010) and was the project coordinator for Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise (2011), published by the American Kinesiology Association.
Hoffman and his wife, Claude, reside in Greensboro, North Carolina and Boone, North Carolina.