Table of Contents

Section One: Your Body: Good and Beautiful

1. The Bible and the Body: A biblical perspective on health and physical education (John Cooper)

2. The Incarnation and the Flesh (Bud Williams)

3. Somatospiritual Model: A biochemist looks at the Bible (Brian W. Bergemann)

Section Two: Your Body: Glorifying God and enjoying God always

4. Transforming Wellness: Linking spiritual concepts to personal health (Timothy J. Voss)

5. Spirituality and Wellness: Student perspectives (John Byl)

6. Attitudes of Member Institutions of the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities (USA) Towards Required Health and Fitness Courses in the Core Curriculum (Allison J. McFarland)

Section Three: Teaching Physical Education

7. Developing an Aim-Centered K-12 Physical Education Program Based on Christian Tenets (Marvin A.  Zuidema)

8. Leadership Theory as it Applies to Academic Work (Beth A. Easter and Dale E. Gibson)

9. Sport Education: More necessary than ever (James Timmer, Sr.)

10. Intentional Integration of Scripture into the Study of Sport Sociology (Allison J. McFarland)

Section Four: Learning Through Sport

11. Christian Sports and Leisure: Oxymoron or redundancy? (Carl E. Zylstra)

12. We Coach “Play the Whistle” but What Happens When the Whistle Breaks? (Gregory Gidman and David Turkington)

13. Sport Ethics via Thoreau (Douglas Hochstetler)

14. A Reflection on the Moral Value of Interscholastic Athletes (Calvin P. Van Reken)

15. Pressure to Win? But I’m a Christian coach at a Christian college (Karol Hunt)

16. Moral Reasoning: What is it and how is it best accomplished in the classroom and gymnasium? (Sharon K. Stoll)

17. The Effects of Religiosity, Education and Experience on the Moral Reasoning Levels of the NCAA Division III Male Head Athletic Directors (James R. Timmer, Jr.)

18. Senior Students Perspectives on Physical Education and Sport (Murray W. Hall)

Section Five: Historically Rooted Perspectives

19. Calvinist and Mennonites: A pilot study on SHEPHERDing Christianity and sport in Canada (John Byl)

20. A Contrast between Physical Activity in the Early Church and Muscular Christianity: What implications does this have for the 21st century (Dale E. Campbell)