"The well-referenced text includes valuable material from several highly respected Chinese scholars and makes an outstanding contribution to the profession. The book is highly recommended to students of any level who are interested in the world's largest arena of physical education and sport participants.."-Choice, December 2000. "The work is divided into three themed sections. The first offers an overview and explanation of the historical roots of sports and physical education. The second concentrates on physical education and sport in schools, universities, the Olympics, and in the elite and professional sporting ranks. The last section delves into sport science, sport medicine, sport management structure and systems, mass fitness, and Chinese women and sport.."-Choice, December 2000.