Faculty Publications

Title

Health and physical education: A new global statement of consensus

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Exercise, Health, Life-style, Physical education, Teachers preparation

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Sport Science

Volume

4

Issue

1

First Page

45

Last Page

49

Abstract

According to global idea to inform people in countries all over the World, this statement is publish in native languages with chosen authors in this countries: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Czech, Hungary, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Nigeria, Poland, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States of America. This Statement is published in Croatian (native language) in Acta Kinesiologica scientific journal. The GoFPEP 2010 Consensus Statement provided multifaceted recommendations focused on improving physical education pedagogy and the preparation of physical education teachers. Recommendations advanced the importance of healthy active lifestyles, integrating health and physical education, promoting best practices, advancing the knowledge and skills around physical literacy, student and teacher assessment and community partnerships. The core of the Consensus Statement called for enhancing and maintaining the health and wellbeing of individuals. Action by students, physical educators, health and leisure professionals, policymakers, citizens and business leaders was called for to provide programs that promote a committed effort to addressing the ever increasing worldwide concern of obesity and overweight among children and youth.

Original Publication Date

6-20-2011

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