Your Active Child

Your Active Child

How To Boost Physical, Emotional, And Cognitive Development Through Age-appropriate Activity

Book - 2003
Average Rating:
Rate this:
When it comes to physical activity in children Rae Pica says, We live in a world of dichotomies. It's all or nothing. We have parents whose children spend as much time watching television over the course of the year as they do in school and other children devoting 11 hours a week to participation in a single sport. Over the course of 23 years as a Child Movement Specialist, Rae Pica has developed an understanding and a strategy to help parents strike a balance between the couch potato and the SuperKid. Studying the importance of movement in children from infancy to pre-adolescence, Pica has witnessed what children can and cannot do - what they are and are not capable of -- physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. She says the key to instilling love of physical behavior and striking a balance between the child who spends most of her time in a playpen or in front of a computer and the child who participates in soccer, baseball, and cheerleading most hours of the week, is to teach age-appropriate physical activity based on the age and stage of the child's development. For example, one of Pica's positions is that children under the age of eight are not yet ready to pla
Publisher: Chicago : Contemporary Books, c2003.
ISBN: 9780071405584
0071405585
Characteristics: xii, 243 p. ; 23 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top