This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide go teaching athletics written by F. A. M. Webster. Originally intended for athletics coaches and teachers, it offers information on the manner and sequence in which every sporting event should be taught to students, together with the common problems a coach should watch out for and much more. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, "Teaching and Training Athletics" will be of considerable utility to P.E. teachers and those wishing to learn the basics of athletics. Contents include: "General Principles of Instruction", "Pole Vault", "High Jump", "Long Jump", "Hop, Step, and Jump", "Starting", "Sprinting", "Distance Running", "High Hurdles", "Low Hurdles", "Intermediate Hurdles", "Javelin Throwing", "Discus Throwing", "Hammer Throwing", etc. Frederick Annesley Michael Webster (1886 - 1949) was a British athletics coach and author, and soldier active during World War One. He wrote profusely on the subject of athletics, with his best known book being "Athletics in Action" (1931). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on athletics.
Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition is a dynamic text designed to create a foundation for future study in the field of athletic training and prepares students for what they will learn, study, encounter, and achieve during their educational and professional career. An ideal first text for any program, it is the perfect choice for an introductory athletic training course. Breaking the mold of other introductory athletic training texts, this Second Edition includes answers to many “real-life” athletic training situations. The text supplements core content with information derived from a diverse group of professionals. These athletic trainers provide insight and advice on preparing for a variety of topics including work environments, ethics in the workplace, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and a successful career. Athletic Training Student Primer, Second Edition by Dr. Andrew P. Winterstein also includes three new chapters on taping and bracing skills, first aid and initial care, and components of rehabilitation. Informative boxes and sidebars emphasizing specific concepts and tables utilized to outline muscle actions and innervations for specific regions of the body are included for easy reference throughout. Some additional topics include: • Diversity • Employment settings • Emerging trends • Educational resources Further expanding the learning process, included with each new textbook purchase is access to a companion website with a variety of exciting multimedia features such as taping and bracing techniques, interactive anatomy animations, a glossary, flash cards, and quizzes. What else is new in the Second Edition? • Career information from current athletic training professionals in a variety of settings • Increased depth of discussion on specific injury and conditions • Expanded resources and up-to-date information on educational requirements • New case studies and points of historic interest to facilitate student learning • Additional “injury spotlights” focusing on common injuries • Anatomical drawings • Includes additional on-line material available with new textbook purchase Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition effectively combines the core concepts in athletic training with guidance on the human elements of the profession, providing athletic training students with the core information needed for the first step into a future career in athletic training.
Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and challenge for young people up to and beyond the age of sixteen. Including straightforward guidance on how to use the resources effectively, Athletics Challenges is a compendium of ready-to-use, photocopiable activity sheets to use with your students in a wide range of athletics events. 'Athletics Challenges' activity sheets provide a wide-range of running, jumping and throwing activities designed to develop physical literacy, fundamental athletic techniques and personal and social skills. 'Peer Teaching' activities for a range of athletic events aim to help improve technical understanding and to enhance social and communication skills through peer teaching. 'Technical Guidance' resource sheets ensure students develop a good understanding of the principles and techniques of running, jumping and throwing through a series of progressive activities and related questions. Athletics Challenges is a complete kit offering an invaluable source of support and ideas for all student and practising physical education teachers, heads of departments, and training and practising professional sports coaches who want to help learners achieve their full potential and lay the foundation for a healthy and physically active life style.
Vols. 9-10 include proceedings of the 8th-11th annual meeting of the American Football Coaches Association and of the 3d-6th annual meeting of the National Association of the Basketball Coaches of the United States.