Ch 15: History & Rules of Track & Field

About This Chapter

Lessons in this chapter can help you study track and field rules along with the proper technique for a variety of jumping, running and throwing events. Watch the fun videos and take the multiple-choice quizzes that follow to see how much you've learned.

History & Rules of Track & Field - Chapter Summary

Begin your study of track and field with a lesson designed to help you discover the sport's origins and trace its development. Instructors also go over rules for events like the high jump, long jump, hurdles, javelin, shot put and discus. You'll even get some insight into the instructional steps used to develop athletes' track and field skills. Lessons in this chapter can teach you to:

  • Identify the origins of track and field
  • Describe track and field rules
  • Trace the learning sequence for various events
  • Recognize proper running, jumping and throwing techniques

The short, illustrated video lessons in this chapter make it easy to visualize track and field techniques and instructional strategies. You can view, pause and re-watch the videos as many times as you'd like or scan the lesson transcripts to access key terms and concepts at a glance. When you're ready to see how well you've absorbed the material, take the lesson quizzes and chapter test. If you miss any of the questions, use the Watch Answer button to go back to the section of the video that covered that topic for additional study. Plus, if you need help at any point during your studies, you can submit questions to our experienced instructors.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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