ERIC Number: EJ564682
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Are Overweight Physical Educators At a Disadvantage in the Labor Market? A Random Survey of Hiring Personnel.
Melville, D. Scott; Cardinal, Bradley J.
Physical Educator, v54 n4 p216-21 Early Win 1997
Investigated whether being a good model of physical activity and fitness would influence employability within the physical education (PE) profession. Surveys of individuals who hired PE teachers indicated that being 10-20 pounds overweight was detrimental when seeking employment as a public school PE teacher during both initial screening and final phases of hiring. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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