Skip to content

Active, healthy lifestyles

Free Course Free Course Featuring: Activity Activity

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.

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.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 10 hours
  • Updated Monday 7th March 2016
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Physical Fitness
Share on Google Plus Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit View article Comments
Print

Study this free course

Enrol to access the full course, get recognition for the skills you learn, track your progress and on completion gain a statement of participation to demonstrate your learning to others. Make your learning visible!

Active, healthy lifestyles

Introduction

Unit image

In this course, 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.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Education, Childhood & Youth qualifications. [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Tags, Ratings and Social Bookmarking

Ratings

Your rating None. Average rating 4 out of 5, based on 3 ratings

Share

E500_13