Quo Vadis Kinesiology

Wade, Michael G.
February 2007
Quest (00336297);Feb2007, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p170
Academic Journal
The article presents a concluding summary of the issues and concepts discussed in the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. The author focuses on the remarks of keynote speaker Karl Newell addressing the conflict surrounding the indecisive nature of the field, even citing that the title of Kinesiology is not yet universally accepted. The need for organizational frameworks and academic legitimacy through accreditation programs along with thorough curriculum reform and planning are all stressed.


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