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Physical education and wellbeing, global and holistic approaches to child health, Timothy Lynch

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Physical education and wellbeing, global and holistic approaches to child health, Timothy Lynch
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Physical education and wellbeing
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1101278968
Responsibility statement
Timothy Lynch
Sub title
global and holistic approaches to child health
Summary
This book explores how physical education (PE) can be best enacted in primary schools in order to optimise children 2019's wellbeing. Drawing together extensive data from school communities around the globe, the author examines multiple dimensions of child health in practice. Ultimately, the findings suggest that PE is imperative within the wider landscape of children 2019's holistic learning, offering a powerful platform for meaningful connections across learning areas. While quantitative research has long evidenced the benefits of physical activity, this book contributes to the complex and global issue of what effective health and wellbeing approaches look like in practice. It is natural for children to enjoy movement for the purposes of play, exploration, learning and development: this book is essential reading for educators looking to enhance children 2019's wellbeing and general health
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