ERIC Number: ED368950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Exercise: Benefits for Body and Mind. Student Workbook. Health Promotion for Adult Literacy Students: An Empowering Approach.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This workbook was developed to help adult literacy students learn about exercise and physical fitness. It contains information sheets and student worksheets, coordinated with an audiotape that is available. Some of the topics covered in the workbook are the following: benefits of exercise; stress; aerobic versus anaerobic exercise; exercise programs; maximum heart rate; nutrition; body composition; differences between the sexes; ways to fit more exercise into one's life; setting exercise goals; and exercising safely. Two appendixes provide information on caring for the back and special tips for walking and running; a glossary lists 41 terms that are underlined in the workbook. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Body Composition, Empowerment, Exercise, Health Education, Health Promotion, Heart Rate, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Muscular Strength, Physical Fitness, Running, Units of Study, Workbooks
Hudson River Center for Program Development, 102 Mosher Road, Glenmont, NY 12077 (student workbooks, audiotapes, and teacher's guides).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Program Development.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Note: For the related teacher's guide, see ED 362 758. For other related documents, see ED 362 757-763 and CE 066 299-303.