ERIC Number: EJ1169542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
The Role of Physical Educators in Addressing the Needs of Students Who Are Overweight and Obese
Stewart, Gregory L.; Webster, Collin A.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v89 n1 p30-34 2018
The high rates of overweight and obesity continue to be a major health concern in the United States. Teachers and teacher training programs too often overlook students who are overweight and obese and their experiences in physical education. This article reviews literature on the perceptions of overweight students regarding physical education and offers suggestions for the design and implementation of quality learning experiences that can better meet the needs of overweight students.
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Role, Obesity, Student Needs, Student Attitudes, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Health Promotion, Health Related Fitness, Children, Adolescents, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education
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Education Level: Higher Education
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