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August 23, 1958

The Administration of Health Education and Physical Education

JAMA. 1958;167(17):2151. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990340111025

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Five editions of this book, over nearly a quarter of a century, record the senior authors' developing concept of how health education and physical education can be effectively administered in the schools of the United States. The authors state that this textbook "is planned for those who work in schools and colleges; it stresses the problems of the former and presents both information relative to the intricate administrations of the large city school system and materials which enable the beginning teacher in a rural community to plan his work more effectively. Its chief function is to be a text for men and women students of health education and physical education." The dependency of health education and physical education on each other and on other school and community interests is constantly stressed, as well as the relationship of persons to each other and to the pupils being taught. This is indicated

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