466Thursday, March 15, 2007

2:45 PM-4:00 PMConvention Center:328
NASPE/History of Sports and Physical Education Academy
Pioneers in Physical Education, Health and Fitness
In this session, scholars highlight pioneers in the areas of physical education, health, and fitness. The contributions of AAKPE leader, Helen Manley, to health education, including a focus on sex education and efforts to improve the health and fitness of underprivileged children in St. Louis, will be described. Four pioneers in Seventh-day Adventist physical education (Ingrid Johnson, William J. Napier, Robert M. Reynolds, and Eugene Winter) will be portrayed. Finally, Dr. Cooper's original research on aerobic conditioning and its relevance for promoting physical fitness today will be revisited.
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Revisiting Dr. Kenneth Cooper's original findings on Cardiovascular Fitness
Donald F. Staffo, Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, AL
Helen Manley, One Pioneer Who Went Where Few Dared to Trod!
Pioneers of SDA physical education
Robert K. Thomas and Robert K. Thomas, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

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