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Green, Gregory; Riley, Clarence; Hargrove, Brenda – Education, 2012
One of the reasons American children and adolescents gain weight over the generations is that children expend significantly less energy on a daily basis than their parents and grandparents did at their age. Today's youth spend many hours participating in sedentary activities. Additionally, we eat more fast food and vending machine food than we…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Adolescents, Food, Physical Education Teachers
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Riley, Clarence E., Jr.; Green, Gregory – Education, 2012
Every day someone is faced with the news that they are dying or that they have a loved one who is dying. Often times this is very unsettling and fear creeps into their hearts for one reason or another. This paper is an attempt to identify the most common reasons for that fear, and offer suggestions for handling that fear in a Christian manner.
Descriptors: Fear, Death, Christianity, Coping
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Green, Gregory – Education, 2007
Recently, much attention has been placed on the issue of bullying in schools, both in the United States and in foreign countries. Countries like Norway, Sweden, Japan, and Australia have been at the center of attention on issues related to bullying. It is generally believed that incidences of bullying are quite common among middle school students…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Puberty
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Green, Gregory; Reese, Shirley A. – Education, 2006
Coaching and supervising high school sport programs can be a rewarding, but stressful career. Many researchers have identified a close relationship between occupational stress and job satisfaction, or how one feels about the job (Burke 1971; Buck, 1972; Howard, 1978). Most studies of job satisfaction in education have tended to focus on teachers.…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Administrators, Athletics, High Schools
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Green, Gregory; Reese, Shirley A. – Education, 2006
The greatest health risk facing children today is obesity. The prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States has risen dramatically in the past several decades. Because children on the average spend up to five or six hours a day involved in sedentary activities, including excessive time watching television, using the computer and playing…
Descriptors: Video Games, Physical Education, Group Counseling, Children