TITLE

Physical Activity for Everyone: What Every Educator Should Know About Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity

AUTHOR(S)
Corbin, Charles B.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jan2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In recent years evidence has accumulated to document the importance of physical activity to lifelong health and fitness. This paper is based on the assumption that a primary goal of physical education is to promote lifetime physical activity. Common misconceptions are described and alternatives for change are proposed: (a) recognizing the unique physical activity needs of youth; (b) promoting opportunities for girls; (c) changing our focus from fitness to physical activity; (d) promoting self-esteem and feelings of competence among youth; (e) narrowing the scope of our objectives; and (f) emphasizing self-management skills in high school to help youth adopt active living as adults. The suggestions are based on scientific evidence and the author's own experience.
ACCESSION #
6761831

 

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