Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents PDF ePub eBook

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Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents free pdf Aimed at professionals in schools, health authorities, leisure centres and other organisations interested in promoting physical activity in young people, this book provides strategies for designing and implementing youth physical activity programmes in a variety of settings. It describes how to change sedentary behaviour and encourage active participation at home, school and in the community. It examines the role of physical activity in preventing such long-term health issues as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Professionals from a variety of fields will learn the tools necessary to design, implement and assess physical activity programmes for young people.

About Dianne Ward

Dianne Ward has more than 30 years experience in the development and evaluation of physical activity programmes for children and adolescents. Ruth Saunders has worked with physical activity interventions for children and adolescents for more than 10 years and has taught health behaviour theory and health promotion programme planning and evaluation for 20 years. Russell Pate has 30 years of experience in researching the issues involved in physical activity interventions.

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Author : Dianne Ward
Publisher : Human Kinetics Europe Ltd
Data Published : 01 December 2006
ISBN : 0736051325
EAN : 9780736051323
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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