Course Tag: Dr Aaron Beighle

Why are your students active and how does that impact your physical education program?

The role of physical education in promoting physical activity is well documented. Typically, this connection is conveyed with a public health approach in that physical activity is good for your health. While the health benefits of physical activity are undeniable the physical activity levels of most citizens remains low. Why? Could it be that health …

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School-Based Physical Activity Promotion

The purpose of this session is to simplify school-based physical activity promotion using The Theory of Expanded, Extended and Enhanced Opportunities. Participants will first learn the foundational principles of this theory. Next, leveraging components of the school environment, specifically, physical education, recess, classrooms, out-of-school, staff, and families will be discussed with evidence-based examples provided for …

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