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Learning Objectives



Discuss the role of physical education, exercise science, and sport professionals in the consumer education movement relative to physical activity and fitness.

Discuss how professionals can promote the development of values in physical education, exercise science, and sport.

Interpret the role and contribution of physical education, exercise science, and sport professionals in the conduct of youth sport programs.

Identify suggested names for the field currently entitled physical education, exercise science, and sport and discuss the implications of the growth of the fields.

Discuss the gap that exists between research and practice, and describe how this gap can be lessened.

Identify and describe strategies that professionals could use to promote quality daily physical education throughout the country.

Explain the importance of advocacy in a variety of physical activity settings.

Define the role of physical education, exercise science, and sport professionals in attaining the specific fitness and exercise goals delineated in the report Healthy People 2010.

Describe specific strategies that could be used to help promote lifespan involvement in physical activity and sport.







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