Activity, Fitness, Fatness and Youth Sport: Ten Myths and Evidence-Based Physical Education


Time: 15 March 2016 (Monday), 7pm – 8.30pm



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“Activity, Fitness, Fatness and Youth Sport: Ten Myths and Evidence-Based Physical Education” by National Institute of Education (NIE)

(For All Coaches)

Description

This presentation discusses and challenges some of the current myths surrounding children’s physical activities, fitness levels and participation in youth sport. The potential impact of scientific evidence on school and lifetime physical education will be addressed, with focus on development of an evidence-based curriculum.

This public lecture will be delivered by Dr Neil Armstrong (Professor of Paediatric Physiology, University of Exeter, United Kingdom). He helped develop International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) guidelines for training elite youth athletes, and was involved in numerous international expert committees focused on promotion of children’s sport, activity, fitness and health. 

Date/Time

15 March 2016 (Tuesday), 7pm – 8.30pm

Tea reception will be served at 6.30pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre 1, National Institute of Education

1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616

Costs

FREE

CCE Hours

1.5 hours

Registration

  1. To register, please email Ashley/Erny at pess@nie.edu.sg with your name and contact number. Registration closes on 11 March 2016 (Friday) or when maximum capacity is reached.
  2. Maximum capacity of 40 pax.

Disclaimer

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