Thursday, April 10, 2008

Physical Education and Physical Activity: Food for Thought

Lawmakers Want Kids In P.E. Class Despite Cash Problems
Sarasota Herald-Tribune Published: April 6, 2008

TALLAHASSEE - Florida lawmakers thought reintroducing physical education to the state's public schools was going to be no sweat. Turns out, it's an ongoing workout.


Wisconsin’s Model Academic Standards for Physical Education

for Physical Education and are designed to describe what students should know and ... preservice preparation and continuing education of physical education ...

15 Ways to Combat Childhood Obesity by Making Fitness a Family ...
But with America’s childhood obesity epidemic growing worse every year—and with fast food meals and sedentary TV-and-computer pastimes the societal norm—you worry about their future. In a world set up to make kids fat, how can you make ...

Physical activity improves academic performance

Business Gazette - Gaithersburg,MD,USA
It’s true that the primary responsibility of schools is to educate students, and physical education is a key part of learning (‘‘Students need more gym time ...