Active, healthy lifestyles

Active, healthy lifestyles

In this free course, Active, healthy lifestyles, which is aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
    1 Myths and misconceptions
    2 How active should young people be?
    3 The challenge of change
    4 Encouraging physical activity
  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
+ Course description

In this free course, Active, healthy lifestyles, which is aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.

+ Course outline
  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
    1 Myths and misconceptions
    2 How active should young people be?
    3 The challenge of change
    4 Encouraging physical activity
  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

   10 hours study

  Level 1: Introduction

+ About this free course

   10 hours study

  Level 1: Introduction

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of fact and fiction with regard to relationships between young people’s health, activity and fitness
  • understand how the physical education curriculum can contribute to public health through the design and implementation of practices which promote active, healthy lifestyles
  • understand current strategies for increasing young people’s participation in physical activities.
+ Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of fact and fiction with regard to relationships between young people’s health, activity and fitness
  • understand how the physical education curriculum can contribute to public health through the design and implementation of practices which promote active, healthy lifestyles
  • understand current strategies for increasing young people’s participation in physical activities.

Download this course for use offline or for other devices

  

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Download this course for use offline or for other devices