Healthy lifestyle promotion in academic physical education process

L. V. Yarchikovskaya, V. N. Kovalenko, O. V. Mironova, A. V. Tokareva, O. N. Ustinova

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Abstract

The study analyses results and benefits of a healthy lifestyle promotion model piloting experiment designed to improve the university students' health and adaptive capability standards. The study data were applied to classify the health lifestyle building process into five interrelated stages and to substantiate and offer the healthy lifestyle promotion model to build new knowledgebase, skills and abilities for healthy lifestyle in the academic physical education curricula of Saint-Petersburg universities. In the healthy lifestyle promotion model piloting experiment, the students learned basics of self-reliant physical trainings, hygiene, self-control, self-massage practices and behaviours to prevent diseases and bad habits and master elementary therapeutic physical culture and active recreation procedures. The study data show high benefits of the healthy lifestyle promotion model piloting experiment and give the grounds for the young people's health protection and improvement initiatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-87
Number of pages3
JournalTeoriya i Praktika Fizicheskoy Kultury
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2018

Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Keywords

  • Bad habits
  • Body tempering practices
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Motor qualities
  • Physical activity mode
  • Physical culture

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