Connect Get Active 2.0 is an online system that will enable you to more efficiently, effectively, and flexibly manage and teach your sport and activity classes. Connect Get Active includes an eBook with chapters on basic fitness and wellness concepts as well as more than 20 specific sports and activities; you can also customize it with your own materials. The eBook provides consistent content across chapters?covering history, equipment, rules and strategies, and technique?as well as a wealth of photos and videos to demonstrate key skills, techniques, and drills. Connect Get Active comes pre-loaded with quizzes and fitness labs: Students complete their readings and assignments outside of class to maximize their activity time during class. Assessments are automatically scored and report to your grade book, and you can view reports of student performance across multiple sections. Connect Get Active also provides simple integration with any learning management system.
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Marc Lochbaum is a Professor of the Psychology of Physical Activity in the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech University. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his master’s from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and his doctorate from Arizona State University. As a faculty member at Texas Tech since 2000, he has been actively involved in research aimed at understanding personality and motivational determinants of college-aged students' physical activity as well as the psychological benefits of being physically active. In addition, he has been instrumental in expanding the impact of his department's one-hour basic physical activity courses through development and enhancement of Connect Get Active! He is currently a co-investigator on a $24.5 million project by the U.S. Department of Education; his role is to administrate as well as research the benefits to youth enrolled in the high-quality afterschool programs his department runs in a low-income area of Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Lochbaum began publishing and presenting his research in the early 1990s. He is active in a number of professional organizations, including acting as 2013 chair of the Basic Activities Section of the College Division of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Dr. Lochbaum enjoys playing basketball and golf as his main physical activities.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Printed Access Code. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0077803043