Your Child's Fitness: Practical Advice for Parents

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Your Child's Fitness is the perfect book for parents who want solid advice and practical solutions for raising healthier and more active kids. This highly readable and useful book explains how to help children achieve proper levels of strength, endurance, body composition, and flexibility; meet the nutritional needs of children with realistic diet recommendations; become an advocate for effective physical education in your child's school; make the most of community sports programs to get your child involved in ...
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Overview

Your Child's Fitness is the perfect book for parents who want solid advice and practical solutions for raising healthier and more active kids. This highly readable and useful book explains how to help children achieve proper levels of strength, endurance, body composition, and flexibility; meet the nutritional needs of children with realistic diet recommendations; become an advocate for effective physical education in your child's school; make the most of community sports programs to get your child involved in physical activity; and choose and work with a physician to keep your child healthy.

"...explains ways parents can raise their kids with a healthy and active lifestyle...includes graphs, charts, and photographs and explains how a child't nutritional needs can be met."

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  • ISBN-13: 9780873225403
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 181
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Credits
Ch. 1 Children's Fitness: A Challenge for Parents 1
Ch. 2 Testing Children's Fitness 11
Ch. 3 Helping Your Child Get Fit 33
Ch. 4 Food for Fitness 51
Ch. 5 Fitness Is a Family Affair 75
Ch. 6 Getting Fit in School 97
Ch. 7 Community Fitness and Sports Programs 111
Ch. 8 The Medical Team for Fitness 135
Ch. 9 A Prescription for Family Fitness 157
Recommended Reading 175
Index 177
About the Author 181
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