The Elementary School Physical Activity Program The Need for Physical Activity for Elementary-Aged Children A Word of Caution: Short-Term Versus Long-Term Effects What Is a Comprehensive Elementary School Physical Activity Program?The School Physical Activity Program: Who’s Responsible?
Schoolwide Physical Activity: A Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Conducting Programs offers K-12 teachers and administrators the tools to plan and administer programs that go beyond PE class.The School Wellness Program and Physical Activity State-, District-, and School-Level Response Gaining Stakeholder Support The Role of School Administrators and Teachers Developing a School Wellness Plan Successful Ideas for a School Wellness Program Barriers and Common Struggles in Implementing School Wellness Programs Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources References Part II: The Elementary Physical Activity Program Chapter 3.Quality Elementary Physical Education The Role of the School Administration in the Physical Education Program The Role and Responsibilities of the Physical Education Teacher in the School Physical Activity Program Physical Education’s Contribution to the Domains of Learning Curriculum Scope and Sequence Factors That Affect the Development of Motor Skills Developmentally Appropriate and Age-Related Curriculum Movement Concepts Locomotor Skills Manipulative and Game Skills Educational Gymnastics Educational Dance Experiences Organizing and Managing the Physical Education Learning Environment Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources References Chapter 4.Parent, Staff, and Faculty Physical Activity Programs What Is a School Staff, Faculty, and Parent Wellness Program?Working With the Adult Population Family Programs Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources Family Fitness Resources Web Sites Credits Index About the Authors CD-ROM User Instructions Judith E.The Comprehensive Physical Activity Program for the Secondary School What Are the Needs of the Secondary Student? School Wellness Policies The School Physical Activity Program: Physical Education The School Physical Activity Program: Interscholastic Sport Scheduling the Physical Activity Program Involving the Community and Mandating Physical Activity The School Physical Activity Program: A Comprehensive Perspective The Physical Activity Director of the Secondary Program Administrative Support One Size Does Not Fit All Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources References Chapter 13.
Planning the Secondary Physical Activity Program The Goals of an Inclusive Program Determining Student Needs and Interests What Facilities Do We Have and Need? Structuring the Program Staffing the Physical Activity Program Promoting the Program Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources References Chapter 14.
CD-ROM Contents Preface Part I: Introduction Chapter 1.
Physical Activity and the School Program The Problem The Contributions of Physical Activity Physical Activity, Exercise, and Fitness Factors That Affect Physical Activity National Recommendations for Physical Activity The Solution Physical Education and the School Physical Activity Program Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources References Chapter 2.
These activities are integrated in the classroom, on playgrounds, in before- and after-school programs, in intramural programs, and in community programs.
Physical activity doesn’t have to be confined to physical education class.
Teaching Dance and Rhythms Folk Dance Line Dancing Creative Dance Coordinating Dances to Enhance Grade-Level Curriculum Handling the Management Issues Related to Dance Summary Checking Your Understanding Resources Reference Chapter 9.