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Active, Healthy Lifestyles

Active, Healthy Lifestyles

Although designed as a course, the material can also be considered as a textbook. 'In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health. The learning outcomes for this unit are: To be aware of fact and fiction with regard to relationships between young people's health, activity and fitness. To consider how the physical education curriculum can contribute to public health through the design and implementation of practices which promote active, healthy lifestyles. To learn about... Show More
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Jane F. O'Brien
Jane F. O'Brien (Faculty)
6 years ago

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.