Introduction to Kinesiology-5th Edition Products
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About the Editor
Shirl J. Hoffman, EdD, is a professor emeritus of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as department head for 10 years. He has served at many levels of education: as an elementary physical education teacher, as a college-level coach, and as a professor in both research university and liberal arts college settings.
Hoffman has published extensively on a variety of topics, including sport philosophy and ethics, religion in sport, qualitative analysis and diagnosis of movement, and motor learning and performance. Hoffman 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. He has also been a frequent commentator on issues in kinesiology and higher education.
Hoffman is a former editor of Quest and was the charter executive director of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA). He is a fellow emeritus of the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK).
Hoffman and his wife, Claude, reside in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Boone, North Carolina.
Duane V. Knudson, PhD, is a professor of biomechanics in the department of health and human performance at Texas State University. He earned his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin and has held tenured positions at three universities.
Knudson's research areas are the biomechanics of tennis, stretching, qualitative movement diagnosis, and learning biomechanical concepts. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed articles and 14 chapters. Knudson is the author of Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Technique (2006), Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Second Edition (2007), and Qualitative Diagnosis of Human Movement, Third Edition (2013). He has received numerous regional, state, national, and international awards for his scholarship and has been elected a fellow of three scholarly societies. He has served as a department chair, as an associate dean, as president of the American Kinesiology Association, as vice president of publications for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, and in numerous other professional leadership roles.
ExcerptsHealth Care Reform
Physical Activity As A Signature Of Humanity
Physical Activity: The Focus Of Kinesiology
What Are Coaching And Sport Instruction?
AncillariesAll ancillaries are free to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/IntroductionToKinesiology.
Instructor guide. Includes chapter outlines and suggested lecture structures to aid instructors in lecture preparation. Also includes student activities to facilitate learning and engagement within the classroom.
Test package. Includes more than 330 questions in multiple-choice, true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, and essay format that instructors can use in creating or supplementing tests and quizzes.
Presentation package plus image bank. Includes more than 340 presentation slides to aid instructors in lesson preparations. Slides can be edited, reordered, incorporated into other presentations, and printed and distributed as classroom handouts. The image bank includes all of the artwork and tables from the text, sorted by chapter, to provide instructors with flexibility when creating their own customized presentations, handouts, and other course resources.
The presentation package plus image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-4925-5097-6
Chapter quizzes. Contains 10 questions for each chapter in multiple-choice, true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, and essay format that instructors can use in their lessons to gauge student comprehension
Web study guide. Includes learning aids and interactive activities using a variety of approaches—audio, video, drag-and-drop activities, self-ratings, interviews, and more—to demonstrate various aspects of kinesiology and bring the content to life. Activities based on Kinesiology Colleagues profiles encourage students to reflect on their own professional development and foster critical thinking.
The web study guide is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-5098-3