Tuesday, November 06, 2007

A Little Take Away

I strongly believe through physical activity, fitness is improved. Better fitness brings increased muscles tone for those prone to being less mobile; muscle tone brings better posture, more control of manipulative, and thus, increased independence.

For a child, movement is almost everything. Keturah Whitehurst (1971), a physical educator, express this view as follows: “Movement means to young children, life self discovery, environment discovery, freedom, safety, communication, enjoyment and sensuous pleasure”.