Written for introductory courses in kinesiology and exercise science, this second edition explores the study of human movement and the body’s response to exercise. It also examines the principles, systems, and factors involved in human development within the context of society. The concepts are explained in clear and easy-to-understand language and further developed with full-color images and figures. Examples from the field and chapter discussion questions emphasize the concepts.
Chapters include: anatomy, sports injuries, physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, fitness, sport psychology, and history of human movement. The relevant career options available to students in the field are also examined. For more details, please explore the Related Products and Additional Information sections on this page.
352 full color, glossy pages