Alison Tonkin

Alison Tonkin looks after the Higher Education provision at Stanmore College, teaching and managing a range of courses linked to working with children and young people and healthcare for adults. With a research background in health promotion among preschool children and having worked as a diagnostic and therapeutic radiographer, the link between health and education is actively promoted. The importance of play and playfulness for health and wellbeing for children and adults alike is an area of particular interest.

Play for Health Across the Lifespan: Stories from the Seven Ages of Play

Play for Health Across the Lifespan: Stories from the Seven Ages of Play

by Julia Whitaker, Alison Tonkin

  • Paperback £36.99

Play for Health Across the Lifespan uses case studies to explore the impact of play and creativity on health and wellbeing throughout the lifecycle. While play at the start of life influences future... (more)

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