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Author DeJager, Dan.

Title Adventure racing activities for fun and fitness / Dan DeJager, Cathrine Himberg
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  796.5 Dej/Ara  DUE 24-07-18
Description x, 125 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents The little race that eats ironmen for breakfast -- The basics of adventure racing CORE -- Benefits of adventure racing CORE -- Setting up an adventure race -- Race layouts -- Obstacles -- Point systems for motivation -- Sample race questions -- Adventure race recipes -- Assessment with adventure racing CORE -- Teaching effectively with adventure racing CORE -- Beyond PE
Summary "In adventure races, teammates work together to finish an obstacle course as quickly as possible. Authors Dan DeJager and Cathrine Himberg provide everything you need to know to prepare for and teach an adventure racing unit at your school or lead an adventure racing event in any environment with any group of people." "Ideal for either a field day or a regular class period, Adventure Racing Activities for Fun and Fitness provides teachers and youth leaders with a new way to get kids excited about physical activity, instill healthy habits, and meet NASPE national physical education standards. More than that, it meets kids' standards of having fun while being physically active."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "CORE cooperative obstacle racing experience"--FRONT COVER
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 123)
Subject Adventure racing.
Physical education and training -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Author Himberg, Cathrine, 1965-
LC no. 2007050412
ISBN 0736069240 (soft cover)
9780736069243 (soft cover)