Health Education by Means of Playful Activities for Corporal Practices: Experience Report

Health Education by Means of Playful Activities for Corporal Practices: Experience Report


Alagoas Health Sciences State University (UNCISAL)1
Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacy-2d Code

This study reports the importance of the practice of ludic activity for a group of adolescents in the school context. Having as objective to work basic concepts related to education in health, based on physical activities that refer to the importance of the movement and of social relations, with the vision of academic course of Occupational Therapy, Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoas (UNCISAL), through the discipline of therapeutic resources II.The interventio n occurred in the State School Tarcísio Jesus, located in the Community Virgin of the poor in the Trapiche District boom, in Maceió, Alagoas. Was developed on 29 October 2015, with 20 students who are enrolled in the 6 year, with a mean age of 12 years. The practice occurred from the choice of two activity they needed the participation of everyone, as well as the attention and listening. he first activity proposed was not accepted by everyone in the group, but those who joined performed within the expected parameters, contributing to a successful outcome. In addition, the second activity involved the participation of all students, as they chose the activity and performed, showing the importance of not imposing activities and free participation. From this intervention, we noted the importance of seeking other methods to work linking, social interaction and bodily activity. According to Tavares, the school is considered then a setting for health promotion, being an important social facilities of the territory and add a significant number of children, adolescents and community youth. Apart from that, the space favors the development of health education, provides the construction of citizenship. Therefore, to occur a school interest you must use the time and space in a playful manner. In which only then makes the teen to experience, experiment and learn as a form of knowledge (Pedrosa, 2004). Therefore, the choice of these activities for the group was a positive experience, since both were able to contribute with their knowledge by encouraging the exchange of knowledge. Well as, enabled the bond and affective exchanges between them.

Keywords: School; Health education; Physical activity; Occupational therapy

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