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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Although the nonschool period has much potential for physical activity interventions, few formal interventions have been developed to address youth who are inactive outside of the school setting.
Open kids� eyes to the cultures and traditions of other countries and give them a greater appreciation for and understanding of the world around them at the same time�all while being physically active.
Outdoor Survival Guide
When treating fractures in a backcountry situation, gentle manipulation of the fracture is required.
Fitness on the Ball
Variations on the seated balance to engage and strengthen the core muscles.
Healthy Breaks eBook
In this game students share equipment and understand the responsibilities of decision making and problem solving. The group is challenged to complete tasks while working cooperatively.
Team-Building Activities for the Digital Age
Music is more accessible than ever before. People simply log on and download whatever they like, and this ease of access has helped create a generation that often seems to live for music.
You will quickly see evidence of this dimension of young people�s lives as you progress through the audio activities presented in this chapter.
Teaching Movement Education eBook
Why was it popular in the 1960s, 1970s, and even into the 1980s? Who should know the movement education framework (MEF)? Why did its popularity fade, and where are we today? Who were the contributors to the beginnings of movement education?
Lesson Plans for Creative Dance eBook
An action word for older children can be more challenging, suited to both their physical and verbal understanding. For example, the action �release� (let go) demands a higher level of ability than �grow,� which is suited to younger children. Once the children have explored and developed their individual action sequences they can be used as a basis for work in small groups.
Play Practice-2nd Edition
Rugby sevens, like touch, is primarily based on running with the ball and passing.
Enhancing Children's Cognition With Physical Activity Games
Team Bowling may not sound like a game requiring even moderate physical activity. However, this game not only elicits some vigorous physical activity, but also requires more complex skills found in sports such as basketball, soccer, and most notably, team handball.
Recent research confirms youth strength training significantly increases muscular strength and endurance in children and adolescents and there is absolutely no evidence that properly performed and appropriately supervised youth strength training results in stunted growth, bone growth plate damage, musculoskeletal injury, or pain.
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