Inaugurating a new series in health education, physical education and recreation, this volume is addressed specifically to students of health education and generally to all those with a participating interest in this subject. These, of course, range from teachers through administrative officers to parents and the general public that foots the educational bill.
In most part, Brownell does an excellent job of presenting both sides of the numerous highly debatable phases of health education. However, there is some evidence that there has been insufficient collaboration with the medical profession on some phases of the volume. Specifically, Brownell accepts without reservation the spurious claims based on prejudiced or even deliberately false analyses of World War II draft statistics, and in the face of evidence such as that presented by Freedman or in the Brookings report he writes on page 31 of the "appalling number of young men found unfit for military