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ERIC Number: ED224771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Understanding Fitness: A Primer for School Program Planners.
Beauchamp, Larry S.
This paper presents, in question-and-answer format, a discussion of the complexities and implications of physical education theory and suggestions for applying this knowledge to the development of physical fitness programs in Canadian schools. The questions consider: (1) the need for physical exercise; (2) definition of physical fitness; (3) basic principles of fitness development; (4) performance- and health-related components of physical fitness; (5) types of activities included in developmental fitness programs; (6) the role of physical fitness testing; (7) the role of schools in fitness development; and (8) promoting physical fitness through school activities and environment. (FG)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada