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  • Introducing physical education into schools: The view of teachers and learners 

    Frantz, Jose M. (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    A number of initiatives were launched in various countries worldwide to provide quality physical education in schools. However, the promotion of participation in sport and specifically elite sport is still regarded to be ...
  • Monitoring foods and beverages provided and sold in public sector settings 

    L’Abbé, M.; Schermel, A.; Sanders, David; Minaker, L.; Kelly, B.; Lee, A.; Vandevijvere, S.; Twohig, P.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Swinburn, B.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    This paper outlines a step-wise framework for monitoring foods and beverages provided or sold in publicly funded institutions. The focus is on foods in schools, but the framework can also be applied to foods provided ...
  • Pregnant girls and young parents in South African schools 

    Bhana, Deevia; Clowes, Lindsay; Morrell, Robert; Shefer, Tamara (UNISA Press, 2008)
    Since the promulgation of the South African Schools Act in 1 996, it has become illegal to exclude pregnant girls from school. Influenced by feminist research, policy has sought to assist pregnant girls and young parents ...
  • Results from South Africa's 2016 report card on physical activity for children and youth 

    Uys, Monika; Bassett, Susan; Draper, Catherine E.; Micklesfield, Lisa; Monyeki, Andries; De Villiers, Anniza; Lambert, Estelle V. (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., 2016)
    Background: We present results of the 2016 Healthy Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA) Report Card on the current status of physical activity (PA) and nutrition in South African youth. The context in which we interpret the ...
  • School-based interventions on physical inactivity as a risk factor of chronic diseases of lifestyle: a review 

    Frantz, Jose M.; Chandeu, M. (LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
    School -based health education programmes are important in focussing on risk factors for chronic disease of lifestyle (CDL) among young people. The school as a setting can be used to assist learners to make informed decisions ...
  • South African schools' responses to pregnant girls and young parents: a study of some Durban and Cape Town secondary schools 

    Bhana, Deevia; Clowes, Lindsay; Morrell, Robert; Shefer, Tamara (Unisa Press and Taylor & Francis, 2008)
    Since the promulgation of the South African Schools Act in 1996 it has become illegal to exclude pregnant girls from school. Influenced by feminist research, policy has sought to assist pregnant girls and young parents to ...
  • The views of learners regarding a school-based health education programme 

    Frantz, Jose M. (LAM Publications Limited, 2009)
    The importance of schools as a setting for health promotion is increasingly being acknowledged. Part of this health promoting function includes curricular offerings to increase health awareness and to assist in ensuring ...