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ERIC Number: EJ795586
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
The Physical Educator's Role in Enacting the Mandated School Wellness Policy: School Nutrition
Jefferies, Stephen; Mathias, Kirk
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v78 n6 p24-28 Aug 2007
The authors of this article discuss wellness policies in relation to nutrition education. The article describes some of the most interesting national initiatives for engaging students in nutrition education and encouraging healthy eating. For example, programs such as the Vermont FEED program and the Burlington School Food Project involve students in the selection, growth, preparation, and service of the foods offered in their school meals. This article also provides suggestions for how the physical educator can contribute to developing students who are committed to eating a well-balanced diet.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 800-213-7193; Fax: 703-476-9527; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Vermont; Wisconsin