Physical Education

  title={Physical Education},
  author={Chantelle Russell},
IN a lecture delivered before the Anglo-Swedish Society and published in the December issue of the Anglo-Swedish Review on the development of physical education in Great Britain and the Dominions, Miss P. Spafford, organizing secretary of the Ling Physical Education Association, said that organized physical education in Great Britain and the Dominions originated in the elementary schools, while the educational, medical and recreative gymnastics were based on Per Henrik Ling's principles. In… 
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  • Education
  • 2010
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