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Title: The role of physical education in addressing childhood obesity
Authors: Cale, Lorraine
Harris, Josephine P.
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: British Educational Research Association (BERA)
Citation: CALE, L. and HARRIS, J., 2010. The role of physical education in addressing childhood obesity. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 2010, 1st-4th September 2010, University of Warwick.
Abstract: This paper will focus on physical education and childhood obesity and consider the role that the subject and profession can potentially and sensibly play in addressing the issue. Firstly, and to inform the discussion, some of the key facts, issues and considerations concerning childhood obesity will be explored. Some of the formal guidance and recommendations that are available on the issue will then be summarised, before concluding with some practical and specific recommendations for physical education practice.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11370
Publisher Link: http://www.beraconference.co.uk/2010/downloads/abstracts/index.html
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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