Dr. Steve Sanders is a Professor and Director of the School of Physical Education & Exercise Science at the University of South Florida. The School has academic units in Physical Education Teacher Education and Exercise Science preparing the next generation of teachers and fitness professionals to assist both children and adults in becoming physically active for a lifetime.
Dr. Sanders is author of the Books “Designing Preschool Movement Programs (1992),” and “Active for Life: Developmentally Appropriate Movement Programs for Young Children (NAEYC, 2002),” along with over one hundred scholarly papers.
His latest book “Physical Activity Right from the Start (2011)” is a guide for what parents can do during the first five years to assist their children in the development of physical skills. The book is also published in Spanish, “La Actividad Fisica Para Un Comienzo Sano.”