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Sport and Physical Activity in the Modern World

Sport and Physical Activity in the Modern World
Author: J. Richard Polidoro
ISBN 13: 9780205271580
ISBN 10: 205271588
Edition: 1
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication Date: 1999-11-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 218
List Price: $121.20

This book provides a concise and comprehensive review of major developments in sport and physical activity during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as viewed from an international perspective.

Some of the world's leading experts in sports history identify and analyze the major global issues and concerns confronting sport and physical education today. Unlike books that try to cover the entire history of sport from early societies to the present, this book focuses on the specific events, developments and programs that have shaped sport as we know it today.

For anyone interested in the history of sport.