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ERIC Number: EJ1113159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0892-4562
Elementary Fitness for Life in Action
Phelps, Ashley Nicole; McLeod, Candice; Hodges-Kulinna, Pamela; Lorenz, Kent; Stylianou, Michalis
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v29 n5 p37-41 2016
The Institute of Medicine and SHAPE America, among other national and international organizations, are promoting comprehensive school physical activity programs or whole-of-school approaches to creating healthy and active schools. The purpose of this article is to briefly describe what a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) is, as well as the concept of wellness weeks to increase student's physical activity during the school day. It also provides three examples of classroom projects that support CSPAP and wellness week activities in schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A