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Aktywność fizyczna dzieci w wieku przedszkolnym
Physical activity in preschool children

Author(s): Lidia Pawelec
Subject(s): Preschool education
Published by: Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu i Przedsiębiorczości w Ostrowcu Świętokrzyskim
Keywords: physical activity;"movement hunger”;physical development; preschool age;

Summary/Abstract: Physical activity is considered to be one of the most important health conditions. It is a major human need at every stage of development and one of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle. Its intensity is conditioned by the time of life in which a human is placed and in each of these periods it meets other functions. Physical activity is an important factor that affects the somatic, psychological and social development of the child at preschool age.This is the age most suitable for a variety of educational impacts, because children are very malleable and is the best time to inculcate the habits and interests.Education habit of physical activity in pre-school children is the responsibility of parents and the kindergarten. Parents and teachers in the kindergarten should organize their time in such a way so that the child can take the optimal amount of exercise every day. During the daily activities in the kindergarten different methods of developing motor skills of children should be used, but no educational institution can replace parents in education to leisure time activities. It is up to them to be obliged to inculcate a child the skills and habits of movement..

  • Issue Year: 9/2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 160-169
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish