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What is the condition of the field of Physical Education? How is it adapted to the rise of kinesiology, sport and exercise science and human movement studies over the last thirty years? This Handbook provides an authoritative critical overview of the field and identifies future challenges and directions. The Handbook is divided in to six sections: Perspectives and Paradigms in Physical Education Research; Cross-disciplinary Contributions to Research Philosophy; Learning in Physical Education; Teaching Styles and Inclusive Pedagogies; Physical Education Curriculum; and Difference and Diversity in Physical Education.

The Philosophy, Science and Application of Behavior Analysis in Physical Education
The philosophy, science and application of behavior analysis in physical education

“When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.”

Louis Pasteur (http://www.wisdomquotes.com/cat_children.html)

The sentiments of Pasteur highlight two key values of behavior analysis: valuing the individual and recognizing the enormous potential in humankind. These roles manifest themselves in an applied science that is both pragmatic and empowering. Findings from the science of behavior analysis have successfully made the transfer from research to practice and into everyday usage by the public. This homogenization1 of behavior analysis can be seen everywhere. For parents, behavior analysis has developed proactive and positive child rearing strategies (Azrin, ...

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