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May 13, 1944

The Curriculum in Health and Physical Education

JAMA. 1944;125(2):176. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850200084033

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Abstract

This book is a description of a curriculum in health and physical education, which, as the author indicates in his preface, "is meant to serve the purpose of presenting in a logical way the important problems in curriculum construction and conduct of activities. The book presents a sound approach to the curriculum in health, physical education, recreation and safety, as it has been conceived and developed through experience in the democratic plan of education in the schools and colleges of America It is based on the desirable and successful activities and practices which have evolved through experience. The text is especially planned to clarify the thinking and give a basis for planning and establishing the best possible programs on the parts of teachers and school administrators. Also it is designed as a text in curriculum for use with both undergraduate and graduate students in professional courses in health and physical

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