TITLE

The School and Promotion of Children's Health-Enhancing Physical Activity: Perspectives from the United Kingdom

AUTHOR(S)
Fox, Kenneth R.; Cooper, Ashley; McKenna, Jim
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct2004, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p338
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the developing role and the challenges facing the primary and secondary education sector in Great Britain to promote children's health-enhancing physical activity. Schools provide a unique context for learning when receptiveness and capacity for attitudinal and behavioral modification is probably at its greatest. Even though the British government seems determined to influence the school on a broader front to promote activity, there seems to be confusion in their recent initiatives.
ACCESSION #
14961325

 

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