Rejuvenating, Reconstituting, and Transforming Physical Education to Meet the Needs of Vulnerable Children, Youth, and Families

Lawson, Hal A.
October 1998
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct1998, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
Focuses on the opportunities for physical education to rejuvenate, reconstitute and transform itself in meeting the needs of children in the U.S. Realities faced by professionals with the increasing crisis in children; Types of change theories; Directions for research and practice.


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