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Author Roberts, Ceri.

Title Boost your child's fitness / Ceri Roberts.

Published London : Teach Yourself, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  613.7042 ROBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxviii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Teach yourself.
Teach yourself books.
Notes "Previously published as Teach yourself helping your child to get fit"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Contents 1 Getting fit 1 -- Why it's important to be active 1 -- What is fitness? 3 -- Obesity epidemic 4 -- How much exercise? 8 -- 2 Making changes 12 -- Getting started 13 -- Motivating your child 15 -- Finding the right activity 19 -- Common obstacles to getting fit 21 -- Play it safe 24 -- 3 Keeping fit as a family 27 -- Finding the time 28 -- Family fitness 29 -- Fun activities for the family 31 -- Getting active at home 42 -- 4 Starting early 44 -- Being active from the outset 44 -- Limiting television time 45 -- Activities for babies 49 -- Activities for toddlers 58 -- Activities for pre-schoolers 61 -- Playing safe 64 -- 5 Making exercise fun 66 -- What's stopping you from getting fit? 68 -- Winning and losing 72 -- Building confidence 75 -- Top ten fun activities 78 -- Scout and Guide Association 85 -- Active holidays 88 -- Sports camps 93 -- 6 School sports 96 -- A core subject for life 96 -- PE provision in schools 98 -- National Curriculum 99 -- Key Stage 1 100 -- Key Stage 2 105 -- Key Stage 3 and beyond 109 -- Competitive sports 110 -- School sports in the US 112 -- Extracurricular clubs 115 -- 7 Team sports 119 -- Benefits 119 -- Something for everyone? 123 -- Good sportsmanship 124 -- Popular team sports 125 -- Choosing a club 134 -- Getting involved 136 -- 8 Individual sports and activities 139 -- Advantages 139 -- Going it alone 142 -- Weighing up the options 144 -- Getting kitted out 145 -- Popular individual sports 146 -- 9 Problems and concerns 158 -- Safe exercise for growing children 159 -- Warming up and cooling down 162 -- Common injuries and treatment 162 -- Bullying 168 -- Helping children with health problems to get fit 170 -- Sports and activities for children with disabilities 175 -- 10 Overweight children 180 -- Your role as a parent 181 -- Is your child overweight? 183 -- Tackling your child's weight problem 187 -- Exercise for overweight children 196 -- 11 Nutrition 200 -- Encouraging new habits 201 -- A healthy diet 202 -- Foods to restrict or avoid 206 -- Fat facts 208 -- Learning to limit salt 210 -- Dealing with cravings 212 -- Family meals 214 -- Packed lunches 217 -- 12 Fit for life 222 -- Dealing with danger points 223 -- A final word 228.
Other author Roberts, Ceri. Helping your child to get fit.
Subject Physical fitness for children.
Exercise for children.
Children -- Health and hygiene.
Children -- Nutrition.
ISBN 9781444107500 (paperback)
144410750X (paperback)