A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World
Published: January 30, 2019
A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education - From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World, has been meaningfully written to engage readers with essential information and critical introspection that is meant to inspire and educate. This edition highlights salient individuals, movements, beliefs, and events that have impacted the long and storied historical and philosophical development of sport, physical education, and kinesiology. Robert Mechikoff offers students a layered and scholarly look into the sports and physical activities of the world - ranging from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to the emergence of the professional and academic disciplines of physical education and kinesiology in the modern world, as well as the political and social modern realities of the Olympic Games.