ERIC Number: EJ290700
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Childhood Obesity: Implications for Physical Education.
Heston, Melissa L.
Physical Educator, v40 n3 p145-49 Oct 1983
Physical education teachers can help obese children develop effective movement patterns while encouraging an active lifestyle. Teachers should be familiar with: (1) the impact of obesity on children's physical and mental health; (2) the importance of exercise for weight control; and (3) implications for the physical education program. (PP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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