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ERIC Number: EJ449599
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Perspectives on Older Adults in Physical Activity and Sports.
Cousins, Sandy O'Brien; Burgess, Art
Educational Gerontology, v18 n5 p461-81 Jul-Aug 1992
Challenges to physical education for older adults are (1) providing low-risk, psychologically safe settings; (2) elevating self-image and confidence; (3) dispelling ageist myths; and (4) adapting to population diversity. Approaches include making fitness prerequisite to skill development, fostering self-paced individualized learning, using sport technology, and empowering adults to control learning objectives. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: Educational Gerontology in Canada.