DANCE, PHYSICAL FITNESS AND NATION BULDING: WHAT RELATIONSHIP?

R. B. Ayodele, O. O. Akinbiola

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This position paper examines the relevance of dance and dance aerobics to attainment of physical fitness and nation building. Literature reviewed indicated that dance as a subset of physical activity is correlated with improvement of both health and performance-related physical fitness. From the Physical and Health Education standpoint, the use of aerobic dance as a preventive and therapeutic intervention in many health, psychological, and social issues was confirmed. It concluded that dance develops physical fitness which in turn builds a socially, psychologically, physically and economically healthy nation.

 

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dance, physical fitness, national development, health

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