Health-Based Physical Education in Urban High Schools: The PATH Program

Fardy, Paul S.; Azzollini, Ann; Herman, Ariela
October 2004
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct2004, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p359
Academic Journal
The article presents the urban perspective of physical activity and public health in the U.S. It describes a health-focused alternative to traditional physical education programs that has been successfully implemented in New York City. It provides recommendations for increased emphasis on health-based physical education in teacher preparation programs in the country. The goal of this article is to discuss the Surgeon General's report and its impact on promoting health-based physical education in urban schools.


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