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Fundamental Movement Skills: Alternative Activities and Pursuits

Fundamental Movement Skills: Alternative Activities and Pursuits

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    This handbook presents a wide variety of activity options to aid physical activity leaders (both specialists and nonspecialists) in planning and delivering quality physical activity programming and broadened skill development to adolescents and adults in the Active for Life stage of the LTAD Model.


    Physical activity leaders (both specialists and nonspecialists) working with adolescents and adults in the Active for Life stage of the LTAD Model.

    Table of Contents

    Section I. Introduction
    Purpose and Design of This Handbook
    Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) and Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
    Overview of the Fundamental Movement Skills Series
    Links to Physical Literacy and Physical Education
    Developmental Considerations
    Trends and Barriers
    General Teaching Guidelines
    Safety Guidelines
    Section II. Activities
    A. Body–Mind Exercise
    B. Group Fitness Activities
    Step Aerobics
    Indoor Group Cycling
    Interactive Media
    C. Dance Education
    D. Team Building Activities
    E. Walking and/or Running Activities
    Hiking and Urban Polling
    F. Individual Winter Activities
    Cross-Country Skiing
    Ice Skating
    G. Martial Arts
    H. Overview of Weight Training
    I. Target Activities
    J. Cycling Activities
    Road Cycling
    Off-Road Cycling
    K. Paddling Activities
    L. Canoeing
    M. Kayaking
    Section III. References

    About the Author

    Physical & Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) is a national leader and vital contributor in fostering achievement and health among Canadian children and youth by supporting physical and health education and active living initiatives where children live, learn, and play. PHE Canada’s vision is a future wherein all children and youth in Canada live healthy, physically active lives.

    Contributors: Ken Lodewyk, PhD, Karen Berezowski, Erin Carter, Maureen Connolly, PhD, Jacqueline Ladwig-Davidson, Marci Elliott, Andrew Foran, Sarah Fournier, Kimberly Gammage, PhD, Shane Hampton, Shauna Heighton, Chantale Lessier-Ley, PhD, Chunlei Lu, David MacDonald, Tom Potter, PhD, Kevin Redmond, Dwayne Sheehan, Bryan Smith, Teresa Socha, PhD, Shannon Bredin, PhD, Michelle Cundari, Ken Lodewyk, PhD, Daniel Robinson, PhD, Dwayne Sheehan, Bryan Smith, Krista Smeltzer, Brett Thompson.