Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Students,Seventh Edition provides secondary school physical education pre-service teachers everything they need to create exciting and engaging PE programs. Using accessible, everyday language, authors Paul Darst, Robert Pangrazi, Mary Jo Sariscsany, and Timothy Brusseau cover foundational teaching elements as well as current issues in physical education. Updated to reflect important issues facing today’s PE teachers, this new edition includes topics such as the effects of overweight on youth, teaching students with different ability ranges, and teaching culturally diverse students. Updated research, recommended readings, and a variety of study tools make this book a comprehensive resource for all teachers of physical education. When tied to the accompanying Lesson Plans book, the text becomes a comprehensive curriculum guide for pre-service and in-service teachers for grades 7-12. Enhancing the curriculum and instruction in secondary physical education, the text includes a wealth of both practical and theoretical resources and many motivating ideas, strategies, and tools.
With the addition of two new coauthors, Tim Brusseau and Mary Jo Sariscany, the new four member author team brings both highly experienced and fresh perspectives to the revision. Included in this edition are new Teaching Tips and Safety Hint features, and content on the expanding role of PE teachers outside the gym.