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Active, Healthy Lifestyles


Active, Healthy Lifestyles

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This free online textbook/course is designed for physical education teachers "1) To be aware of fact and fiction with regard to relationships between young people's health, activity and fitness; 2)To consider how the physical education curriculum can contribute to public health through the design and implementation of practices which promote active, healthy lifestyles; and 3)To learn about current strategies for increasing young people's participation in physical activities."
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 16, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 17, 2014
Submitter: Cathy Swift


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 5 average rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Jane F. O'Brien
2 years ago

Jane F. O'Brien (Faculty)

This resource provides valuable information relevent to today. With the growing problem of obesity in our country it is imoprtant to educate and encourage physical activity. Very user friendly site. An interactive quiz/lesson is included. Excellent resource for educators.