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Physical activity and sport participation book traverses the lifespan
Date:8/19/2011

ts snapshots of people at various stages of life. The editors also note that though knowledge in this field is extensive there are opportunities for more research in areas such as how physical play in early childhood impacts later physical activity engagement, and on the role of higher education in encouraging healthy, active lifestyles, among others.

"The key message of the book," says Holt, "is to recognize the considerable importance of physical activity across the lifespan. There are significant benefits to be gained at every stage of life mental, physical, emotional, social, educational and vocational."


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University of Alberta - Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation
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