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Health as an affirmation of life in Physical Education


This article discusses the relationship between health and Physical Education considering the concept of life. In methodological terms, it is based on a dialogue with three typical names of critical pedagogy in Physical Education. After describe and compare their perspectives, the article suggests the concept of “buen vivir” as a possibility of health education in Physical Education with focus in the development of a “good life”.

Physical Education; Health; Life; School

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