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The Relentless School Nurse: Stories From the Field – Meet Meg Jenkins!

Relentless School Nurse

My last blog was a call for stories to share from school nurses across the country. I was excited to hear from Meg Jenkins, a New Hampshire school nurse and incoming Director to the NASN Board. She is a great Twitter friend and fellow gun violence prevention advocate. You can follow Meg on Twitter!

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Are Cheerleaders Tough? You Betcha!

Physical Education Update

Who says cheerleaders aren’t tough? Not me, by the way). In fact, the high-flying flips, tricks and acrobatics they perform gives cheerleading one of the highest catastrophic injury rates of any sport in North America. And here’s another example of cheerleader-toughness.

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The Story of Kappa in Football

The Sporting

The story of sportswear brand Kappa and its involvement in Football Aanu Omorodion brings us the story of the Kappa brand and its involvement in Football/Calcio. From the early days in Turin to the iconic brand it would become.

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Pool Sharks – A PE version of BILLIARDS

Keeping Kids in Motion

Pool Sharks began as a station (center) with my second-grade students several years ago. I placed a hula hoop, half a pool noodle, and a 6-inch gator ball in the corner of the gym. Imagining the noodle as a pool stick and the hoop. Physical Education

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Why gym members love fitness programmes for older adults

My Zone

Inspiring older adults to keep active, the owner of Mercian Fitness in the UK, Ian Northcott, knows the benefits that movement and mobility bring at any age, as does his community. Community

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Go Long! Super Bowl with the Student Zone

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Celebrate Super Bowl LVII on the Student Zone! Six weeks of exciting giveaways plus exclusive Super Bowl Trivia and Activities start now!

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JUMP for FITNESS – 25 days of JUMP ROPE and other EXERCISES

Keeping Kids in Motion

The trusty jump rope once again grabs the spotlight for February’s Flourish with Fitness Challenge. JUMP for FITNESS is designed to increase awareness of all the benefits from jumping rope. Jump rope is one of the most effective cardiovascular exercises. Along with benefits to the.

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The 5 Most Expensive NFL Stadiums in the US

The Sporting

Which NFL Stadiums Were the Most Expensive to Build? There is no doubt that new NFL stadiums are getting technologically more advanced and enhancing the fan experience with better F&B, connectivity and quality of seating, amongst other things.

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Thanks Wisconsin, Hello Illinois

Montessori Physical Education

I wanted to thank everyone who came to my presentation on Sportsmanship and SEL at the WMA conference in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. I have been presenting at the Wisconsin Montessori Association conferences for years, and the turnout this year was exceptional.

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My PE Mock Exams 2023

The Everlearner

Welcome to The Changing Rooms blog. If you are a new visitor, be aware that I publish every single Wednesday on topics relevant to PE teachers and PE students. I have a specific focus on qualification PE but I also publish on other PE-specific topics. GCSE PE A Level PE Teaching PE Revision

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The Psychology of Coaching

Player Development Project

The psychological components of coaching have a huge impact on the development of our players — both on and off the pitch. As coaches, we have a responsibility to understand these components, in order to provide supportive and constructive learning environments for the kids we work with.

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Bodyweight Bootcamp Workouts For Physical Education

PLT4M

Bodyweight bootcamp workouts are a great way for any individual to get into shape and stay fit. They are perfect for physical education classes, because they require minimal equipment and can be adapted to any fitness level.

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Chicago Blackhawks Colors and Logo: A History and Color Codes

The Sporting

Why do the Chicago Blackhawks wear red, orange and green? The story of the Chicago Blackhawks colors, including full color codes In this article, we look at the history and details of the Chicago Blackhawks logo and colors.

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Current Student Spotlight – Bo Els

MSU

Bo Els a graduate assistant for MSU Football and current Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration Master’s student. In his MSU Football graduate assistant role, he assists with game plans, breaking down film, analyzing opponents, and coaching on the field.

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Building Positive Teacher-Pupil relationships

PE Scholar

Phil Mathe in this blog explores how to build positive teacher-pupil relationships. He provides 7 top tips for better relationships. Insight

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Is It “Diving” or Vuvuzela Pain?

Physical Education Update

If you’ve been watching the World Cup of soccer, you’ll have observed many occasions in which players, although seemingly untouched, have dropped to the ground and writhed in pain for many minutes. They’re “diving,” you might say!

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Focus: what the teacher or coach controls that has most effect on student/player learning

Learning Through Sport

Physical Education teachers and sport coaches have in common the development of a curriculum (program of learning) and the method (pedagogy) to teach the content of the curriculum. This might be called ' educative purpose '.

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Who Are the Greatest Ever Centre-Backs in Football?

The Sporting

The 5 Greatest Centre-Backs of All-Time! Centre-back is a position in which size and strength are often the key attributes managers and scouts look for. Yet, the players on our list weren’t always the biggest, strongest or most intimidating central defenders.

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Mercian Fitness and Myzone show that age is no barrier to fitness

My Zone

Fitness programmes for older adults ranked fourth in the ACSM’s (American College of Sports Medicine) annual top 20 list of worldwide fitness trends for 2023. Living and working for longer, people want to remain as healthy and physically active for as many years as possible.

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AQA GCSE PE Coursework Preparation Booklet

PE Scholar

A Student project (class or home learning) to prepare for the GCSE PE NEA Performance Analysis Assessment, coursework preparation Booklet

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NBA Coach is a Class Act…So Are You!

Physical Education Update

School is almost over!! Before you head off for your summer holidays, I thought I’d leave you with a demonstration of character by an All-Star professional basketball player and coach.

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Recent Clinical Trial Explores the Potential Impact of Fish Oil on Neurological Health and Aging

Designs for Health

Evidence suggests that oxidative stress may also play a role in the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative diseases. Increases in the production of reactive oxygen species have been shown to influence mitochondrial activity , neurotransmission, and cellular metabolism.

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Comparing Eras: The Fallacy of 'All-Time' All-Star Teams

The Sporting

The Problem With ‘All-Time’ All-Star Team Rankings Compiling ‘all-time’ All-Star teams or ranking the top 100 players of all time, using convoluted algorithms and formulae, is a skewed, ultimately meaningless exercise - Norman L.

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Richard Burley's journey to weight loss & a healthier lifestyle

My Zone

Richard Burley, 54, is a sports and action photographer who also owns his own business, based in the UK. This means he often leads a hectic lifestyle where work often gets prioritised over his training, particularly as his job requires him to be fully immersed in the event.

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Promoting a culture change in junior and youth sport in New Zealand

PE Scholar

A project designed to address longstanding adult attitudes and behavioural issues in junior and youth sport in New Zealand

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Hotel Room Prom

Physical Education Update

In our February 8, 2010 blog, I discussed the problems that occur when high school administrators schedule prom and graduation ceremonies on the same day as championship sports events. See “ High School Graduation & Sport Championship Conflicts. Can’t They Be Avoided? “).

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: What the World Needs Now

Growing Healthy Kids

"Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love." --Francis of Assisi We have entered this new year with a preponderance of violence. How can children be expected to grow up surrounded with kindness, love, and peace when daily newscasts are filled with the ugliness of violence? It is OK to turn off the TV and not watch the news. I certainly do it.

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The 5 Greatest Passers in NBA History

The Sporting

The NBA’s Greatest Passers of All-Time Basketball is generally considered an exciting sport to watch, that is an obvious fact. Slam dunks, death-defying layups, fast breaks, and blocked shots usually make up the highlight reels on a nightly basis.

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Cruciferous Vegetables to Promote Liver Detox

Designs for Health

The nutritional benefits of vegetables are well-known and accepted; they contain fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols.

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Being a PE Teacher: All You Need to Know

PE Scholar

In this article, we want to head back to basics, to discuss what a PE teacher is, how you become one, how to be a good one, and much more. Insight PE Teacher Physical Education

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Mid-Year Mile Reflection (SY22-23)

Mr. Suarez's Physical Education

Click on the link below to complete your Mid-Year Mile Reflection. Due by the end of the class period. If you finish early, you may work on assignments from other classes

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