ERIC Number: EJ533427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Quality of Life in Low-Income Neighborhoods: Developing Equity-Oriented Professionals.
Harris, Janet C.
Quest, v48 n3 p366-77 Aug 1996
Future physical activity practitioners need to be educated to be sensitive to the problem of socioeconomic inequality and motivated to contribute to social change. Direct community development experiences in low-income urban neighborhoods and rural areas can help raise consciousness, encourage reflection, and promote action for social change. (SM)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Behavior, Low Income Groups, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Physical Education Teachers, Quality of Life, Secondary School Students, Social Change, Socioeconomic Status, Student Behavior
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "The Academy Papers, No. 29. Quality of Life Through Movement, Health, and Fitness."