Fostering Physical Education in Italian Primary School: the SBAM! Project in Apulia between Research Data & Educational Perspectives

Sergio Bellantonio, Dario Colella


Physical Education in Primary School is a curricular subject that can significantly contribute to both the health development and to the education of correct eating habits and active lifestyles for years to come. The SBAM! Project has already planned a three-year intervention (2013-2016) in the first annuity and a second intervention, still ongoing (2019-2021), aimed at promoting the quality of physical education in the Primary School, involving subjects attending from the third to the fifth class of some schools in Apulia. Starting from the data obtained in the first annuity, the article presents the educational perspectives that are desirable to be implemented in the current annuity, to be considered as data on which to systematically analyze future projects on the promotion of motor and sports activities at school

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