Teaching Physical Education for Learning shows teaching as an interactive, content-specific process. Focusing on physical education from kindergarten through grade 12, this user-friendly text emphasizes teaching strategies and theories to give future teachers a foundation for designing effective learning experiences.
Judith E. Rink is a professor in the Department of Physical Education at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She has published numerous books, research and articles related to effective teaching of physical education. She has been an editor of both the Journal for Teaching Physical Education and the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Dr. Rink was the chairperson of the committee to develop national content standards for physical education and has been the recipient of the NASPE Hall of Fame Award, the Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award and the American Education Association Special Interest Group Outstanding Scholar Honor Award. She is currently the program director the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program and is working with the National Association for Physical Education and Sport to develop performance indicators and assessment materials for the national standards.