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4Ms of transformative PE curricula

Drowning in the Shallow

For Catherine Ennis, if PE is to educate students for a lifetime of physical activity, then it needs to provide not just an effective experience but an engaging one as well.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Some thoughts on RELENTLESS SCHOOL NURSES by Judy Doran

Relentless School Nurse

Here is a message from our friend, Judy Doran, the Maine school nurse who writes a guest blog aptly titled “Maine Points,” from her corner of the country. She is a school nurse friend with whom I have an unbreakable bond after being in the long COVID foxhole together. I am sure you know what I mean. We are all emerging even stronger versions of who we were before times.

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Some Team Nicknames Are Far From Intimidating

Physical Education Update

Ferocious, tenacious, aggressive, fierce, proud. These are the qualities we usually associate with our sports teams. As coaches, we want the very mention of our team’s name to strike fear into the hearts of opponents. We want them sitting in their locker rooms the day before they play us, stomachs knotted in fear, thinking, “My gosh, tomorrow we play the Screaming Scarlet Eviscerators.

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Your Guide to F1 2023

The Sporting

A Complete Guide to the 2023 Formula 1 Season We’ve waited for more than 3 months, but finally, the 2023 F1 season is upon us. Our Lead F1 writer, Charlie Widdicombe, provides a full guide to the 2023 Formula 1 season Pre-season testing at Bahrain Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Formula 1 season to hit the ground running when the lights go out in Bahrain.

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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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Race to 3 – The Sportsmanship Game

Keeping Kids in Motion

Sportsmanship is defined as conduct (such as fairness, respect for one’s opponent, and graciousness in winning or losing) becoming to one participating in a sport (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, n.d.).

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You Don’t Need Innovative Equipment to Be Creative in Physical Education

Physical Education Update

Do you suffer from a lack of physical education equipment? Are your students always complaining that they can’t perform physical fitness activities because of that lack of equipment? If so, show them this video. While innovative equipment can make classes more fun – and I wouldn’t advise your students to try these moves – here’s an amazing example of an incredible gymnastics-dance-tumbling-agility routine performed using nothing but a partner and some benches.

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The Greatest European Players in NBA History

The Sporting

The Best Players From Europe in NBA History Before the 1990s, the idea that a European player could be the best player on the court would be laughed at. Now, it’s ever-present on any court in the NBA. From Toni Kukoč in the 90s to modern-day European champions such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, there are lots of NBA legends from that part of the world! European NBA legend Nikola Jokić The influx of European talent has made the NBA adapt, and it’s also improved the game.

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The 10 Commandments of Healthy Communication

RC Families

Healthy communication is the lifeblood of the family. It is the glue that holds families together. It is the grease that keeps the family wheel running smoothly. Communication is the ability to share emotions, feelings, desires, and information. But not all communication is healthy communication. Just because there is a lot of talking going on.

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April Printable Fitness Challenge Calendar

S&S

Our April 2023 Fitness Challenge Calendar is here! Use this printable calendar as a resource to share with your students to keep them active during the Spring season! Encourage them to participate in the challenge at home too, and even … Read More The post April Printable Fitness Challenge Calendar appeared first on S&S Blog.

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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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PE Teacher With a Flatulence Problem

Physical Education Update

There’s nothing better for brightening a depressing February day than a little potty humor. And since this is a physical education blog, why not potty humor with a PE twist? The following video, entitled “Simmer Down,” portrays a PE teacher with a flatulence problem. Who knows, maybe this has happened to you! Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.com To check out the PE Update.com website, Click Here!

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Silence on the Diamond: The Demise of Infield Chatter and Bench Jockeying

The Sporting

The Demise of “Bench Jockeying” in Modern Baseball - By Norman L. Macht Forget the DH and the money and everybody swinging for the fences. The biggest difference between baseball as it used to be and the game today is the silence on the diamond. Gone are the days when coaches and players on the bench rode opposing batters and pitchers to distract them, get them angry and break their concentration.

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Beyond Fitness Assessment: The Importance of Relevant Physical Education for Student Well-being

Physed n Health

Physical education is an important subject that plays a crucial role in promoting physical activity, health, and overall well-being of students. Traditionally, physical education has focused on fitness assessment, such as measuring students’ physical capabilities and comparing them to established standards. However, in recent years, many teachers have moved away from this traditional approach and shifted their focus towards addressing student well-being.

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Tejo - The Official Sport of Columbia

Montessori Physical Education

It would be safe to assume that the most popular sport in South America is fútbol, or in the United States, soccer. However, as we explore the different countries of South America, we see each has a rich history of popular traditional or indigenous sports. The country of Columbia is no different. When one travels to Columbia, especially Turmequé, Boyaca, one will come across the sport of Tejo (sometimes called Turmequé after the town).

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ADE special guest Joey Feith, will host a 90 minute webinar March 9th, 2023 5:00-6:30pm

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Designing Games for Learning: Designing Games That Students Love To Learn Through When most people think about physical education, one of the first things that comes to mind are games. Games provide students with opportunities to move, sweat, and have some fun. However, when a game fails to go beyond those elements, it fails to meet its potential to transform students into players who have the capacity to turn the world into their own personal playgrounds.

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The Most Popular Sports in Spain

The Sporting

The 7 Most Popular Sports in Spain Sports are deeply rooted in Spanish society and they play a crucial role in Spanish people's daily lives. The country has produced extraordinary sporting talents like Rafa Nadal, Xavi and Miguel Indurain, but which sport is the most ppular amongst Spaniards? Spain starting 11 against France (Euro 2012) Spaniards enjoy lots of different sports, and each region has its favourite game engulfed in the local culture and community.

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Pi Day Movement Resources (K-8)

Open Phys Ed

Created By: Mary Driemeyer, Daniel Hill, Nichole Wilder Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart Are you looking for fun and engaging ways to recognize and celebrate Pi Day in your physical education class? OPEN’s Pi Day instant activities collection was designed just for that! These fun and engaging activities for students in grades K-8 help promote cooperation and teamwork, while integrating the mathematics celebration of Pi that occurs annually on March 14th.

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Assignment Wizardry! Setting PE Homework and Class work for Impact - Part 1

The Everlearner

In a recent meeting with my colleague Elle Houghton , Elle pointed out to me that the blog could be used for more than just me spouting on about PE (these weren’t the words she used). Elle suggested that the blog could be a really useful vehicle for me to provide insight to the over 1,000 PE departments which currently use TheEverLearner.com as customers regarding the best use of the platform.

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Training Load Guide for Soccer

First Beat

New Addition: Exclusive Soccer Reference Values The post Training Load Guide for Soccer appeared first on Firstbeat.

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The Most Successful English Football Clubs

The Sporting

English Football Clubs ranked by Number of Trophies Won Who are the most successful English clubs in Football history? We have created a list of English football clubs and ranked them by trophies won. Only 50 odd clubs in English football history have ever won a ‘major’ trophy. The Most Successful English Clubs: A Summary This table shows the number of major domestic and European football trophies won by various football clubs in England.

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Teen Basketball Player Saved by CPR Highlights Risk of Cardiac Arrest in Sports

Stanford Childrens

Health experts say about 1 in 80,000 young athletes die of sudden cardiac arrest each year. For 15-year-old Ryan Chian he was almost that ‘one’. Fortunately for him, the swift actions of two young teens administering CPR helped save the young basketball player after he collapsed from cardiac arrest. Stanford Medicine Children’s Health cardiologist Scott Ceresnak explains how cardiac arrest in youth sports is rare, but it still happens once every 5 days, and knowing CPR and being AED ready is cri

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Volleyball Activity Prompt Card

PE Scholar

This Volleyball activity prompt card covers the key rules, misconceptions and teaching points for 4 of the main identified skills.

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How to Plan an Awesome Field Day

The PE Specialist

What’s up Phys Ed Friends! I am pumped to finally publish this Field Day Blog Post and Resource Pack!

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Jake 'The Snake' Roberts - Troubled but Loved

The Sporting

Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts - The Story of a wrestling icon Any wrestling fan that watched the WWF (WWE) in the 1980s knows the name Jake “The Snake” Roberts. Jake Roberts - A Wrestling Icon Who was Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts’? Jake Roberts's highest honour is the gift he gave to the wrestling world: the DDT. Roberts is credited with the creation of the now uber-popular move.

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Recent Review Investigates the Potential Efficacy of Probiotics on Athletic Performance

Designs for Health

Evidence suggests that physical exercise may help support certain aspects of the gut microbiome. Physical exercise has been shown in studies to help promote microbial diversity and the proliferation of some microbes that may help support certain aspects of mucosal immunity. It has also been shown to help support a healthy Bacteroidetes-Firmicutes ratio.

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Embracing Gender Diversity in PE

PE Scholar

Are you Embracing Gender Diversity in PE? Are you creating a safe and supportive space for ALL? Could you be better LGBTQ+ allies?

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Why do Some Kids Dislike PE?

Heartzones

Question: Why Some Kids Dislike Exercise? Answer: Answer by AI App ChatGPT Not all kids dislike Physical Education (PE), but some may express negative attitudes towards it for various reasons. Some common reasons that kids may dislike PE include: Lack of interest: Some kids may simply not be interested in the types of activities offered in PE or may prefer other forms of physical activity outside of school.

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Understanding the Basics of Pawn Structures

The Sporting

Pawn Structures: The Basics For someone just starting out in chess, understanding how a pawn moves isn’t always the whole story. Let’s take a look at the basic theories around pawn structures. Ready to go! Pawn structures are the backbone of any chess position. It’s paramount to protect pawn chains if you want to get a winning position. Let’s take a look at how the pawns work and then we’ll talk about how to create pawn structures that make sense.

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Support Foundational Health with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Designs for Health

“ Inflammaging ” is a term coined to describe how chronic low-grade inflammation may contribute to cellular dysfunction during the natural aging process. Growing research demonstrates the anti- inflammatory and antioxidant properties of the long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in potentially attenuating “inflammaging” and promoting foundational health.

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Barbell Back Squat Form For Students

PLT4M

The barbell back squat is an excellent movement for students to learn and develop. Whether for athletic development or general fitness, the barbell back squat is one of the most effective exercises for developing muscular strength. But regardless of a student’s goals, barbell back squat form must be a top priority when executing the movement. This article will explore techniques and movement mechanics for great barbell back squat form.

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Preliminary Effectiveness of a Strategy to Promote Healthy Lifestyle Habits in Schoolchildren

PE Scholar

To measure the preliminary effectiveness of a strategy to promote healthy lifestyle habits in schoolchildren, aged 6 to 12 years.

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The Masters Quiz: Questions and Answers on Golf's most iconic Tournament

The Sporting

Quiz Questions and Answers on The Master’s Quiz questions and Trivia on ‘The Masters’ Each Spring, The Masters takes to our screens in a splash of colour with its vibrant purple flowers and lush greens. It is an iconic event for sure, but how much do you know about this iconic golf tournament? We have put together a quickfire set of questions and answers on the masters, including a Q & A on who won the masters in each year to date Quiz Questions and Answers on Masters Trivia Q: In what year

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Vitamin B6: A Nutrient Cofactor to Support Healthy Mood

Designs for Health

Vitamin B6, or pyridoxine, is a water-soluble molecule that acts as a cofactor for more than 100 enzymes in the human body. Vitamin B6 is metabolized in the body into an active coenzyme pyridoxal 5-phosphate (P5P), which is also commonly known as PLP. P5P is involved in gluconeogenesis, glycogenolysis, lipid metabolism, and the synthesis of amino acids, carbohydrates, proteins, and neurotransmitters.