Description Fitness for Children de Curt Hinson:
This text includes 45 activities and strategies as well as 80 exercises and homework assignments that furnish a variety of practical ideas to keep students moving, thinking and acquiring the skills necessary for active life. All of the activities have been used successfully in a variety of physical education settings and performed by children at all levels of fitness. For each activity description readers will find practical techniques to help them put the activity into practice for various grade levels, including: making equipment- motivating students for each activity- presenting the activity- sharing safety hints- and assigning homework.
Curt Hinson is a physical education specialist at Lancashire Elementary School in Wilmington, Delaware. He received his MEd from Widener University in 1989.Hinson uses his more than 10 years of experience in the classroom to write "Tips From the Trenches," a regular column featured in "Teaching Elementary Physical Education (TEPE)" since 1991. In addition, he has published articles on elementary school fitness and made numerous presentations at conferences around the country. Hinson was the 1991-92 Delaware Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, the 1992 Eastern District COPEC Physical Education Teacher of the Year, and a finalist for the 1992 National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Hinson, who is past vice-president of the Delaware Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, also is a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Council on Physical Education for Children, National Association for Sport and Physical Education, and National Dance Association.