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Progress Report of Public Health in Wisconsin Volume 11 (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
Discovery Miles 3 830
Progress Report of Public Health in Wisconsin Volume 11 (Paperback): Wisconsin State Board of Health

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Progress Report of Public Health in Wisconsin Volume 11 (Paperback)

Wisconsin State Board of Health

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ... more objectionable than the instruction in history or geography. The facts pertaining to these time honored topics are all presented dogmatically to the mind of the pupil. There is so much for the young to learn as regards correct bodily habits, cleanliness and diet, protection against bodily harm, upon which intelligent people all agree, that objections to such instruction because it lacks the proper scientific basis are of no weight whatever. One might as well hold that we should not inculcate good morals until the child understands the philosophy of ethical sentiment. ACTIVE AND POSITIVE MEANS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION. A true system of education must provide in its practice and theory for positive and active training. As in the mental side of education we profess to decide for the child what should be the nature of his mental occupations in school and to attain the result wejterm "discipline"--so on the physical side it is proper to decide for the child--but in strict harmony with his physical needs--what should be required of him in promoting perfect and healthful develop ment. So far, nothing has been thought necessary to meet this requirement excepting a short calisthenic exercise once The Physical Side of Education. or twice daily. In some schools, this is actually dignified by the term "physical education," as mentioned in the opening of this paper; but the importance of school calisthenics as an educational means has not always been correctly represented. Calisthenic exercise in the school room is a very indefinite and slender substitute f orall that is desirable in systematic physical culture. Its beneficial influences are, however, generally acknowedged and deserve mention in order that it may appear in its proper relationship t...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Wisconsin State Board of Health
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-27619-3
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-27619-1
Barcode: 9781236276193

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