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Helping at-risk youth through physical fitness programming

Author: Thomas R Collingwood
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the First Choice fitness program that has been used successfully across the country, this book explains how to use a physical training program as an intervention for at-risk youth. Not only does this unique program help young people increase their fitness levels; it also teaches them to choose concrete goals, develop the discipline necessary to achieve them, and become responsible members of society.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collingwood, Thomas R.
Helping at-risk youth through physical fitness programming.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1997
(OCoLC)606028196
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Collingwood
ISBN: 0880115491 9780880115490
OCLC Number: 36121854
Description: x, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Problems of At-Risk Youth --
Ch. 2. The Rationale for Physical Training Programs --
Ch. 3. Lessons From the Application of Physical Training Programs --
Ch. 4. Physical Fitness Screening and Assessment Programming --
Ch. 5. Exercise Programming --
Ch. 6. Educational Programming --
Ch. 7. Programming to Teach Values and Manage and Motivate Behavior --
Ch. 8. Support Programming --
Ch. 9. Leadership --
Ch. 10. Program Coordination and Administration --
App. Physical Fitness Test Procedures.
Responsibility: Thomas R. Collingwood.

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