Vol 8 No 1 (2019): Volume 8, Issue 1, Year 2019
Articles

Sport Education and Physical Activity: Recommendations for Maximizing the Model

Colin G Pennington
Department of Kinesiology, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA
Published March 28, 2019
Keywords
  • Sport Education,
  • Physical Activity,
  • Curriculum Models,
  • Social Development
How to Cite
Pennington, C. G. (2019). Sport Education and Physical Activity. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 8(1), 122-125. https://doi.org/10.26524/ijpefs19114

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Abstract

There is a need for physical education to address two important concerns affecting American youth: the worsening social decline of communities and schools, and the increase of childhood obesity and sedentary-related illnesses. This article explores solutions to the dual challenge of increasing students' moral and social development, and increasing students physical activity levels in physical education while teaching within the Sport Education Model.

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