General University of Maine Publications

Document Type


Publication Date


Abstract/ Summary

It’s well documented that lifelong participation in physical activity can improve both physical and mental well-being, but far too many of the nation’s children are left lagging on the sidelines or bleachers during what should be a prime opportunity for learning new skills, strengthening young bodies and building self-esteem — physical education class.


publisher's version of the published document

Rights and Access Note

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for non-commercial uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s). For more information, contact Special Collections.



Rights Statement

In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted