Latest Physical education Stories

2014-08-21 12:29:21

SPARK partners with Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Healthy Kids Challenge to create a comprehensive youth health program for TX students SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPARK(TM), provider of the world's most-researched physical education programs, was selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as one of only three state-approved Coordinated School Health (CSH) Programs for students in grades K-8. The SPARK CSH program gives districts tools to provide physical...

2014-03-07 23:01:54

Shawn Ladda will travel to Washington D.C. to advocate for the PHYSICAL Act as part of SPEAK Out! Day. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Shawn Ladda, Ed.D., professor of kinesiology at Manhattan College, will head to the nation’s capital on March 12 with representatives from 37 other states to help ensure health and physical education are considered as core academic subjects under the federal education law known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Ladda will be...

Play High School Sports Stay Healthy Later
2013-12-30 13:42:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young men who want to avoid going to the doctor later in life should take up a high school sport, according to a new study published earlier this month in the journal BMC Public Health. In the study, a team of Swiss and American researchers found that men who played varsity high school sports were more likely to be active into their late 70s and less likely to have to visit their doctors. Although the study only considered male World...

2013-12-10 10:15:49

Successive governments have failed to act, despite weight of evidence, say experts The failure of successive governments to implement a comprehensive national policy to get UK kids more active and stave off the litany of health and other problems their sedentary lifestyle is storing up for them, is mass "child neglect," say experts in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Despite the wealth of evidence showing the immediate and long term benefits of regular exercise in...

2013-10-15 23:00:49

Arizona Health and Physical Education is hosting the Arizona State Convention this week at the Phoenix Convention Center featuring Dr. Darla Castelli, Shellie Pfohl and Dr. Charles Corbin. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Get pumped up! Arizona Health & Physical Education will host its 2013 Arizona State Convention October 16th – 18th at the Phoenix Convention Center downtown. Member educators are invited to attend, along with anyone interested in promoting quality health and...

2013-09-17 23:23:53

HealthTeacher's National Survey Reveals Issues Impacting Student Performance (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As kids are returning to school this fall, a recent survey of almost 3,000 teachers across all 50 states reveals the most pressing health issues and behaviors affecting students today. Responding to the question, "What are the most pressing health issues affecting your students?", teachers across all grades overwhelmingly cited bullying (81%), nutrition (63%), and...

2013-09-05 23:23:34

Shellie Pfohl, Executive Director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition to keynote Arizona Health & Physical Education Convention, October 16 - 18. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Pumped up! It’s Arizona Health & Physical Education’s response to the news Ms. Shellie Pfohl, Executive Director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, has signed on to serve as keynote speaker at the 2013 State Convention on Friday, October...

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