Fitness Education for Children

Fitness Education for Children
  • ISBN: 9781450402552
  • Author: Stephen J. Virgilio
    Format: Paperback
    Publication Date: 04 Nov 2011
Price: £30.99


In the latest edition of his book "Fitness Education for Children", Stephen Virgilio emphasises the importance of collaboration to combat obesity and promote active lifestyles. This book shows how you can engage with the efforts of physical educators, classroom teachers, school volunteers, parents and others in the community by providing new suggestions and information on incorporating the team approach to help schools meet wellness policy objectives. Also offered are new exercise, rhythmic and pedometer activities as well as new fitness games, and a completely new chapter on yoga for school-aged children. Reviews of this title are through UK and European PE websites, magazines and journals including "Physical Education Matters" and "School Sport". This title is featured: at PE events throughout the UK and Europe including the Youth Sport Trust conference; in the PE catalogue sent to PE teachers, coaches and recreational sport leaders; in Human Kinetics' monthly "PE E-Newsletter" sent to over 5,000 subscribers; and, on Human Kinetics' Health & Fitness Blog.

2nd Revised edition