TITLE

Possibilities and Pitfalls of a Public Health Agenda for Physical Education

AUTHOR(S)
O'sullivan, Mary
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct2004, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p392
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the relationship between physical education, physical activity and public health and implications for physical education and teacher education. The growing interest and locus on physical activity and obesity globally has seen a clash between two major national agendas in the U.S.: education objectives and public health goals. The concern for evidence of student learning across the curriculum has highlighted attention on the question of the purpose of physical education.
ACCESSION #
14961495

 

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