UA KIN 300 - Science and Health (13 pages)

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The development of physical education in school is evaluated, how science comes into play and takes over religious aspects of the physical activity beliefs, various theories are reviewed.


Lecture number:
8
Pages:
13
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Alabama
Course:
Kin 300 - Intro to Kinesiology
Edition:
1

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KIN 300 Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture II Sport in Colonial America a Native American Sport b Attitudes c New England Puritans i Puritans and Sport ii Sabbath and Sport d Sport in Mid Atlantic e Sport in South f Horse Racing Outline of Current Lecture I Science and Health II 19th century a Social Change III Battle of Systems IV Development of Physical Education V Biological and Philosophical Issues Current Lecture The Impact of Science and the Concept of Health on the Theoretical and Professional Development of Physical Education 1885 1930 19th Century and Health Health and fitness were fashionable Major concern of Americans Europeans Popular topic in books lectures articles Endless variety of health enhancement techniques Health promotion and wellness were major components in 19th century physical education These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 19th Century and Health Health was concern to Americans as disease was prevalent Epidemics of cholera Typhus typhoid Scarlet fever influenza Diphtheria smallpox Measles whooping cough Tuberculosis Medicine in 19th Century State of medical knowledge ineffective Treatments included bleeding leeching and cupping Medicine was administered containing toxic substances such as arsenic strychnine emetics and mercurial compounds Medicine in 19th Century State of medical knowledge ineffective Medical experts believed the state of one s mind could predispose the body to disease Health was believed to be a matter of moral character It is during this time that dialogue between physicians physical educators began over the relationship between mind body with regard to health Begin to investigate and look into mind and body Medicine and 19th Century Health reform Popular interest in health and scientific discoveries Alternative medical theories and treatments emerged Vegetarianism Electropathy Homeopathy Social Change in



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