ERIC Number: ED268085
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep-24
Reference Count: 0
Child Health and Fitness. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on Examining Problems Confronting the Physical Condition of Our Children and Ways to Help Them.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Testimony and prepared statements on child fitness and health in the United States were presented at this hearing. Physical fitness experts testified on: (1) the potential dangers faced by physically unfit children; (2) the connection between obesity and cardiovascular diseases; (3) the role of physical education and athletics in keeping children fit; (4) the importance of nutrition education in the schools; (5) testing for physical fitness; and (6) the role of the school in health education. Statistical data on physical fitness and the American child are included. (JD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
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