Choose a current issue to research that can be related to providing quality physical education at the elementary school level. Some examples of issues might be childhood obesity, budget constraints, family / home environment, nutrition, prenatal care, lack of medical care or other factors that either offer an advantage or disadvantage to a child’s motor development. Review several scholarly sources that offer information on the issue.
Include short summary of the issue in your initial post. Also address the following questions:
- What are the advantages and/or disadvantages of this issue in regard to motor development?
- Is this issue a more recent concern, or has it been an ongoing issue for many years? Explain.
- Who (or what) has contributed most to minimizing the negative effects concerning this issue?