Communicating the Value of Active, Healthy Lifestyles to Urban Students

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine D. Ennis, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Major obstacles 10 educational effectiveness exist for many low-income students of color who attend urban public schools. Many obstacles appear to be correlated with low incidences of physical activity in children and adolescents. Three factors - immediate and continual success, a relevant curriculum, and trusting and caring relationships between students and teachers appear essential to catching and holding the attention and interest of urban adolescents, opening possibilities for regular participation in an educational physical education environment.

Additional Information

Publication
Quest, 1999, 51, 164-169
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
Public schools, Physical education, Wellness, Fitness, Promotion, Values