Changing lifestyles: a major responsibility for physical education

Evans, John 2003, Changing lifestyles: a major responsibility for physical education, Education links, no. 66, Winter, pp. 50-54.

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Title Changing lifestyles: a major responsibility for physical education
Author(s) Evans, John
Journal name Education links
Issue number 66
Season Winter
Start page 50
End page 54
Publisher Education links
Place of publication Glebe, N.S.W.
Publication date 2003
ISSN 0814-6802
Keyword(s) child health
physical activities
physical education
primary education
Summary Nutritionists, physical and health educators and the medical profession have all expressed concern about the eating habits and sedentary lifestyle of Australian children and the short and long term consequences if we do not change our ways, states the author. Can schools solve the problem? The author examines the effort to strengthen physical education in Australian schools and considers why the subject remains marginal in the curriculum.
Language eng
Field of Research 130399 Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
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