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Why I chose an Olympic themed Field Day, and so can you!

Gopher PE

Field Day is my favorite time of the year; however, organizing and implementing a quality Field Day can be daunting. There are several logistical points that need to be figured out such as: the daily schedule, need for parent volunteers, other staff responsibilities, the number of grade levels involved at a time, and the most important, the theme of the event.

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Should life skill development be a focus in PE?

PE Scholar

By Will Swaithes and Jon Campbell Back in 2008 I (Will Swaithes) was experimenting with ways to hook more learners into physical education (PE) and to

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Firstbeat Sports to Provide Advanced Physiological Analytics for Norrköping Dolphins

First Beat

Four-time Swedish basketball champions Norrköping Dolphins have entered into a new three-year partnership agreement with Firstbeat Sports, giving them access to the most comprehensive physiological analytics in team sports. Firstbeat Sports is a single-platform solution that provides elite sports teams with data on training load, intensity, fitness, performance readiness, stress, recovery, and more.

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25 Years of Exceptional Care for Moms and Babies in Redwood City

Stanford Childrens

Stanford Children’s team at Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital reaches important milestone Select members of the Packard Children’s Special Nursery at Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital team. Photo Credit: Erin Lubin Improving care for newborns and expectant mothers is always something to celebrate. We’re thrilled to announce that 25 years ago, a desire to bring excellence in neonatology care to Redwood City sparked a powerful partnership.

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Reimagine the Role of PE to Reconnect With Your Students

Speaker: Jeremy Kellem, M.Ed. - Educational Strategist, Former Athlete, and CEO/Founder of W.I.N. (We Impact Now, LLC)

For many students, physical education is critical to becoming active and developing healthy routines. But how is this possible anymore with the repercussions of the pandemic? Years of COVID-19, social distancing, and virtual learning have all had a profound effect on students, which means educators need to adjust their classes accordingly. The good news is that P.E. can still play a vital role in helping students intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

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Using Mental Skills to #PerformHappy in Elite and Collegiate Gymnastics with Ana Padarariu

Complete Performance

In the latest episode of the PerformHappy Podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing UCLA and Canadian Elite Gymnast Ana Padarariu the 2018 World Championships silver medalist on balance beam. Ana has faced her fair share of injuries, and obstacles that have interrupted her Olympic… The post Using Mental Skills to #PerformHappy in Elite and Collegiate Gymnastics with Ana Padarariu appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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Summertime Tips For Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) - PART 2

Fit and Fun Play

Every child is different, so the warning signs of an impending sensory overload episode vary depending on who the child is. Parents, of course, know their children best, so they tend to be the most in-tune with what signs to look out for.

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Online Book Launch! Time to RISE Up: Supporting Students’ Mental Health in Schools

PE Scholar

Join the author Neil Moggan and PES colleagues on 26th June for the launch of Time to RISE Up: Supporting Students' Mental Health in Schools

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Crafts, Games, Supplies and Resources for Youth Behavioral and Mental Health, Diversity, and SEL Programs

S&S

In today’s fast-paced world, supporting the behavioral and mental health of youth is more critical than ever. School districts, teachers, afterschool professionals, and recreational programs play a pivotal role in fostering an environment where children can thrive emotionally and psychologically. … Read More The post Crafts, Games, Supplies and Resources for Youth Behavioral and Mental Health, Diversity, and SEL Programs appeared first on S&S Blog.

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Can Sport Science help the men’s England Football Team to win Euro 2024?

The Everlearner

Dear reader, I am writing this post to both provide an intriguing article for classroom-based PE students on courses such as A-level PE and for the wider community to have an insight into the types of learning that PE students do whilst in schools and sixth forms.

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Congratulations Heather!

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Congratulations to Heather Johnson of Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary in Tucson for winning the Dbacks ticket raffle. Heather’s name was added to the raffle for her early bird registration for the 2024 Arizona State Convention.

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How Physical Education Plays a Core Role in Student Development

Speaker: Shane Pill PhD, MEd, BEd, LMACHPER, FACHPER - Physical Education and Sports Researcher, Professor, Consultant, and Speaker

Physical education is an important part of the development of the whole person: physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. By providing education in movement competency, education on using movement to develop the ability to be self-regulated and motivated, and education through movement to develop ‘habits of mind’ for positive and constructive engagement with others, PE provides a basis for personal and community health and wellbeing.

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Hashimoto at the Bars Wins World Sports Photography Awards

The Sporting

The World Sports Photography Awards: A Look at This Year’s Winners London, UK: June 27, 2024: A photograph of Japanese gymnast Daiki Hashimoto has won this year’s World Sports Photography Awards. The Sporting Blog takes a look at this year’s awards - including the winning images. A new superhero? The perfect match between a spotlight and a head by Isaac Morillas wins silver at this year’s World Sports Photography Awards This year’s winning image perfectly captures an incredible moment where an a

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Teaching physical education – PEdagogical Model: Cooperative learning

PE Scholar

Applying effective teaching approaches to the 'how' of Physical Education (PE) In this series, we present six one-page summaries of key Pedagogical Models

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Australian Elite Gymnast Emma Nedov on her Comeback and the Road to Paris

Complete Performance

I’m excited to share today’s PerformHappy podcast episode with you. This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing the incredible Australian elite gymnast, Emma Nedov. Emma initially retired from gymnastics in 2020, transitioning into life after the sport. However, less than a year ago, she… The post Australian Elite Gymnast Emma Nedov on her Comeback and the Road to Paris appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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The story of muscle tissue - a guide for PE and Sport teachers - Part 1

The Everlearner

Dear PE and Sport teachers, I really enjoy writing posts that cover subject content. In the past, my writings on movement analysis , levers , planes , axes and nutrition have proved really popular. So, today, I’m going to attempt something a little different: I’m going to try to teach you the story of muscle tissue and do so over a series of posts, each with a cliffhanger at the end.

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Transplant Recipient Celebrates Impressive 40-Year ‘Heart-Aversary’ in a Remarkable Year for Stanford

Stanford Childrens

Woman achieves 40-year anniversary of heart transplant with the same donor heart Elizabeth “Lizzy” Craze lives life by miles and moments. She ticks off miles one by one while running marathons. She makes the most of every moment—avidly running, strength training, hiking, and swimming—to keep her donated heart beating strong. This year, Lizzy has reached a remarkable milestone : 40 years since her heart transplant as a toddler.

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When Should You Just Say NO?

RC Families

Do you have a hard time saying NO to people? To volunteering? To doing things with and for your kids when you know you don’t really have the time or energy, but you just can’t form the letters N.O. because you are afraid to disappoint others or even have some form of FOMO? Parents are.

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Denver Broncos Foundation Partnership

Every Kids Sports

Denver Broncos Foundation and Every Kid Sports provide more kids access to youth sports Every Kid Sports and the Denver Broncos Foundation are proud to announce their continued partnership to provide access to youth football for an additional 400 kids in Colorado this year. Building on their successful collaboration of supporting 86 kids in 2022, and inspired by stories like Sophia’s, Every Kid Sports and the Denver Broncos Foundation are committed to making a lasting impact on increasing

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The story of muscle tissue - Part 2

The Everlearner

Welcome back to the story of muscle tissue. If you have already read Part 1 , you will know that today’s Part 2’s post is all about muscle structure and function.

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Beyond the Field: Championing Holistic Student Athlete Wellness 

Magnus Health

Being a student athlete is the highlight of school for many teenagers. For some, it’s the game-winning goal they’ll never forget or the many hours they get to spend having fun and practicing with their teammates and friends. And the benefits couldn’t be better — participation in sports can improve academic achievement and overall self-esteem, and athletes are more likely to engage in health-promoting behaviors than their non-athlete peers.

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Just HOW Exactly Should a Parent “Choose Your Battles”?

RC Families

How many times have you been advised as a parent to “choose your battles”? Wise advice, for sure, but then again, the water gets a bit murky when you are trying to decide which battles to choose. Sometimes it feels like everything is important and that it all turns into a battle. Chores, picking up.

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Teaching Disabled Children in Physical Education

PE Scholar

(Dis)connections between Research and Practice Book Review and Authors' Response Part one: Book review Introduction I was delighted to see this book's

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SMART Lesson Planning for PE Teachers

Gopher PE

Effective Physical Education (PE) instruction hinges on thorough lesson planning. Incorporating the SMART principles into your planning process ensures that your lessons are S tructured, M easurable, A ttainable, R elevant, and T ime-bound. This approach increases student engagement and fosters more organized and efficient teaching for you! Specific (Clearly Defined Objectives) SMART lesson planning begins with specific objectives.

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How Mindfulness Can Help Your Youth Athlete: George Mumford

I Love to Watch You Play

How Mindfulness Can Help Your Youth Athlete: George Mumford Summary How Mindfulness Can Help Your Youth Athlete: George Mumford. In this conversation, George Mumford discusses his new book 'Unlocked' and the importance of mindfulness for athletes and non-athletes alike. He emphasizes the need to make mindfulness accessible to everyone, including children.

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10 Ways to Prepare for Pre-Season Athletics 

Magnus Health

As fall pre-season looms closer and excitement builds for students and coaches alike, there’s plenty of administrative tasks to finish before training begins. Pre-season can be one of the busiest times of the year for coaches, athletic trainers, and other members of the athletics department. And practices haven’t even started! Now is the time to reflect on what went well last year — and what went wrong — so you can make this upcoming season one of the best yet for your team.

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7 Parenting Mistakes That Hurt My Relationship With My Kids

RC Families

Parenting Mistakes cannot be avoided altogether, however, I do believe we can cut down on them when we are aware of the potential traps. I made a lot of parenting mistakes throughout 37 years of parenting. I couldn’t begin to share all of them with you! But I can pinpoint the biggest ones because they.

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PE Insights Episode 17: Alec Masson and Will Grove – Movement at the Heart of a PE Curriculum

PE Scholar

Introduction In the latest episode of the PE Insights podcast, Alec Mason and Will Grove share their unique journeys in the field of physical education.

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meaningful pe at the aiesep conference, jyväskylä, 2024

Lampe

The AIESEP Conference was held May 13-17, 2024 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

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Performing, playing, and living life to the Max!: With Max Rooke

I Love to Watch You Play

Performing, playing, and living life to the Max!: With Max Rooke Performing, playing, and living life to the Max!: With Max Rooke. Max Rooke is an author, a motivational speaker, a D1 women's soccer coach, and a former professional soccer player. We dive deep into his book Max Moments, What is a Max Moment? Max describes it as an insight, a moment when everything changes and you look at everything differently.

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6 Benefits of Promoting Sport in the School Curriculum

The Sporting

Sports and Education: The Benefits of Sports in the School Curriculum School is an essential part of childhood - and it teaches kids how to grow, develop and prepare for adult life. We take a look at the benefits of sports in school - how can we better support the next generation? Sports are beneficial at any age - let’s take a closer look From the ages of 4 to 18, kids will spend the majority of their days at school.

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Let’s Go Outside!

A Positive Approach To Teen Health

It’s mid-summer. While this may be your child’s favorite time of the year, it can be difficult for parents. Our routines are thrown off, upset by late nights, summer sports, driving children around, and vacations. Keeping a positive attitude and the family running smoothly can be taxing. Time to re-group, re-evaluate, and re-prioritize summer activities.

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PE Insights Episode 19: Jon Campbell – A holistic view of PE and wellbeing, and the curriculum for Wales

PE Scholar

Introduction In this episode, Nathan Walker's conversation is with Jon Campbell.

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Anything But a Baton Relay Race

Gopher PE

An Olympic year is always a special time for an elementary PE teacher. We are seeing the Olympic Games through the eyes of a child, who have probably not seen the games before or were too little to remember them. To think that this is potentially the first Olympics they will remember is an incredible opportunity to tie in our learning standards with the games.

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Measuring and improving diversity in the fitness sector

My Zone

One of the key theories behind EuropeActive’s Diversity in the Fitness Sector report is: Measure to understand. Yet, it highlights key points in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) that are more than just about metrics.

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Who Are the Favourites For the Upcoming Premier League Season?

The Sporting

Will Manchester City Take Another Victory? The Favourites For the 2024/25 Premier League Season! It seems like the same clubs take the trophy home every year - but who are the favourites for the upcoming Premier League season? The Sporting Blog takes a look… The same teams win the Premier League every year - will that change in the 2024/25 season? The only underdogs to ever win the Premier League were Leicester City, when the team performed a sports miracle and won the 2015/16 season.

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From Athlete-to-Coach: Going the Distance From Being the Flower to Being the Gardener

AASP

<p>Of the many soon-to-retire elite athletes worldwide, not everyone cares to coach. And of those who do, not everyone will make coaching a lifelong journey and become a successful coach, let alone a great coach. Not everyone is a Dawn Staley! She went from being named Player of the Year and winning Olympic gold as a player to getting recruited as a coach when still playing professional basketball and coaching teams to Olympic gold and National Championship titles.</p> <h3