ERIC Number: ED289874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Physical Activity & Well-being.
Seefeldt, Vern, Ed.
This book reviews evidence in the biological and behavioral sciences relating physical activity to human well-being. The following articles are included: (1) "Physical Growth and Maturation" (Robert M. Malina); (2) "Acquisition of Motor Skills During Childhood" (John L. Haubenstricker and Vern D. Seefeldt); (3) "Development of Sensory-Motor Function in Young Children" (Harriet G. Williams); (4) "Memory Development and Motor Skill Acquisition" (Jerry R. Thomas and Jere Dee Gallagher); (5) "Physical Activity and the Prevention of Premature Aging" (Waneen W. Spirduso); (6) "Physical Activity and Body Composition" (Pat Eisenman); (7) "Neuromuscular Adaptations to High-Resistance Exercise" (Gary Kamen); (8) "Menstruation, Pregnancy, and Menopause" (Christine L. Wells); (9) "Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids" (Emily M. Haymes); (10) "Cardiorespiratory Adaptations to Chronic Endurance Exercise" (Russell R. Pate and J. Larry Durstine); (11) "Mental Health" (Rod K. Dishman); (12) "Social Development" (George H. Sage); (13) "Moral Development" (Maureen R. Weiss and Brenda Jo Bredemeier); (14) "Disabling and Handicapping Conditions" (Alfred F. Morris); (15) "Cardiorespiratory Diseases" (Patty S. Freedson); (16) "Metabolic Disease: Diabetes Mellitus" (Kris Berg); (17) "The Relation of Movement and Cognitive Function" (Jerry R. Thomas and Katherine T. Thomas); and (18) "Effects of Physical Education Programs on Children" (Paul Vogel). (JD)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Activities, Physical Development, Physical Health, Psychological Needs, Psychomotor Skills, Well Being
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Publications, P.O. Box 704, Waldorf, MD 20601 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.