ERIC Number: ED190564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance for the Older Adult: A Modular Approach.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
This book is addressed to the teacher of health, physical education, recreation, and dance courses for older adults. The first section provides the foundation for understanding gerontology. It includes fundamental concepts within the areas of sociological, physiological, and psychological aspects of aging, health problems, and nutritional status of the older adult. The second section presents modules on the content areas of creative movement, general fitness, health education, and leisure. The appendix includes resource materials and selected syllabi of courses and programs in gerontology. (Editor/JD)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Death, Friendship, Gerontology, Health Education, Leisure Time, Older Adults, Participant Satisfaction, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Program Development, Quality of Life, Recreational Activities, Teacher Education
AAHPERD, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 (Stock 45-26766, $6.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).