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Lessons Learned From Decades of Advocating for Health and Physical Education

SHAPE America

Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE), a SHAPE America state affiliate, has been “speaking out” for quality health and physical education in Wisconsin for more than two decades. Over the years, our organization has learned that advocacy requires work — but it can be done, and it does work. If you follow and adapt the described steps in this article for your state’s situation, positive results will happen.

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The Relentless School Nurse: That’s a Nice, Easy Job…

Relentless School Nurse

Over the many years of writing The Relentless School Nurse blog, I have made it a priority to share perspectives from colleagues across the country. I didn’t have to look too far for this guest post, because Nicole DeBrango, RN, BSN, CSN is a New Jersey school nurse. I came across her post entitled, “School nursing? That’s an easy job,” on the NJ School Nursing Facebook page.

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Meet the Staff: Triuna Taylor, Director of Community Based Education—Gulf Coast Expansion

Teen Health Mississippi

Ever wanted to know more about the staff at THMS? Here’s a little bit about who they are and how they came to do the work they do today. Hey everyone, it’s Triuna Taylor here, and I’m excited to share my journey with all you awesome readers. Life has a funny way of leading us down unexpected paths, and my story is no exception. From dreaming of being a speech pathologist to becoming the Director of Community Based Education at Team Health, Mississippi, it’s been quite the rid

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Boy Tames His Single Ventricle Condition With His Lion Heart

Stanford Childrens

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health provides specialized heart care to give Judah the best possible outcome Each fall, Judah Morgan, now age 6, and his mom, Heather, take a special trip. They leave behind his dad, Sam, and his two older sisters, Saige and Ivy, and drive off, just the two of them. They don’t go to a theme park or a special sporting event, like you might imagine.

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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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My five favourite PE assignment structures on

The Everlearner

Whether you are a current customer of or perhaps contemplating being one, I want to take the opportunity to draw your attention to my five favourite types of assignments on the platform.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Judy Doran Shares “Flipping the Script”

Relentless School Nurse

Judy Doran happens to be the 2023 Maine School Nurse of the Year and a valued contributor to The Relentless School Nurse blog. In this guest post, Judy poses a challenge to all of us; what if we flip the script and consider not fixing everything all of the time without needed resources? Enjoy Judy’s message! It resonated deeply with me and I am sure it will with you too.

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Record Revenue Highlighted in New-Look UEFA Club Finance and Investment Landscape Report

The Sporting

UEFA Releases New European Club Finance and Investment Landscape Report: Its Licensing Benchmarking Report on European Club Football Now in a new format and with a fresh look, the report provides the most authoritative, detailed and comprehensive review of the European football finance landscape. UEFA’s Club Finance and Investment Landscape Report shows that interest in European football has never been so high!

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Are You a Pushover Parent? Here’s How You Can Toughen Up

RC Families

Are you a pushover parent? Do you find yourself giving in to your child’s pushing? Does your resolve weaken when it comes time to stick to your guns because you’re either too tired to follow through or you seem to have forgotten why you were upset in the first place? As I’ve worked with parents.

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The Relentless School Nurse: How Sick is Too Sick to Come to School?

Relentless School Nurse

I often get ideas for blog posts from articles that cross my path. Today’s topic came from this headline that caught my eye: US Schools Change Health Guidelines for Keeping Students Home. The debate over when to keep children home from school due to illness reflects a broader concern about balancing public health with educational needs. During COVID, schools emphasized the importance of keeping any sick children at home to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Be a Fountain….In a world of gutters, be a geyser

Arizona Health and Physical Education

As a young man, an All-Pro football player was pulled aside by his college football coach and told the secret of life: Everybody you meet in this world is either a fountain or a drain. “I need fountains,” the coach growled. “You, you are draaaining me!” “You’re either a giver of the basic wellsprings of life or a thirsty taker,” wrote J.R.

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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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Raising Confident Humans – A Conversation with Gymnastics Coach Peterson Pierre

Complete Performance

In today’s PerformHappy Podcast episode, we take a different approach in anticipation of the upcoming release of my book, “Parenting Through Mental Blocks.” Rather than hosting, I had the privilege of being the interviewee, engaging in a focused conversation with gymnastics coach Peterson Pierre on… The post Raising Confident Humans – A Conversation with Gymnastics Coach Peterson Pierre appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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Drug Education Lesson Plans


As young people navigate a world full of drugs and substances, drug education lesson plans play a crucial role in providing reliable health information for students. We break down the importance of drug education, highlight drug education curriculum from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), and talk about how schools can incorporate activities into physical education and health classes.

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#364 Wells Thompson, Former MLS Player and Founder of Soccer Resilience, on How to Think Better so you can Perform Better

Changing the Game Project

Wells Thompson is a former Major League Soccer Player and the Founder of Soccer Resilience, an mazing resource for players and teams to build inner strength and help athletes think better so they can perform better. Wells was an all ACC player at Wake Forest and the 5th pick in the 2007 MLS Super Draft. The post #364 Wells Thompson, Former MLS Player and Founder of Soccer Resilience, on How to Think Better so you can Perform Better appeared first on Changing the Game Project.

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Arizona Health and Physical Education

This year’s conference invites sport providers to gather over a common interest in ensuring athletes with disabilities have access to sport. Anticipating 300+ attendees at the event, discussion will center around improving access through centering people with disabilities in the business of adaptive sport. Sessions offered during this event will fall under one of the following categories.

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Firstbeat Sports Team Attending 2024 WCBA Convention

First Beat

The WBCA is the premier professional association for the community of women’s and girls’ basketball coaches and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Convention is the largest gathering of women’s basketball coaches in the USA. Held in conjunction with the NCAA Women’s Final Four, the convention is an opportunity for basketball coaches to connect with colleagues at every level of the sport, celebrate the end of the season, and start preparing for the one ahead.

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Connecting Sensory Health and Physical literacy! Unpacking Important Goals of Child Development

Fit and Fun Play

– Written By Dr. Timothy Davis – I recently attended a national conference where the term “Sensory Health” was used within the scope of a larger discussion about important factors that impact childhood development. As I listened to the session, I began thinking about what I could share in my next blog that would help our Fit and Fun Playscape audience make a stronger connection to the importance of promoting Sensory Health by using sensory based activities and staying physically active.

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Positional Analysis: Understanding Midfielders

Player Development Project

There are many different types of midfielder, both in terms of their attributes and skill sets, and in the areas of the pitch they occupy. Below, we delve into those differences, and discuss how coaches can effectively develop midfielders in youth football environments. In This Article Understanding the Different Types of Midfielder Before developing midfielders, it’s important to understand the different roles in the middle of the pitch.

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Change your PE Lessons in 4 STEPs

The PE Hub

The STEP framework in PE was developed to support teaching and learning. The STEP framework is an easy-to-use approach to adapting, differentiating and extending PE and sports lessons. STEP has been highly promoted over the past 10 years, including being used in PE teaching resources and CPD courses. The STEP principle is a versatile framework developed by “ young leaders ” to adapt and differentiate PE activities and games to suit the needs and abilities of all participants.

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Nitric Oxide: The Key to Healthy Blood Pressure

Designs for Health

Nitric oxide (NO) is recognized as one of the most important molecules produced by the body. It was named “ Molecule of the Year ” by Science in 1992, and in 1998, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to the three U.S. scientists responsible for its discovery. Nitric oxide is a messenger molecule that plays a role in nearly every organ system in the body , regulating hormone secretion , nutrient metabolism , cardiac contractility , immune function , and cognitive health.

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[Upcoming Webinar] Meet Magnus Health

Magnus Health

The post [Upcoming Webinar] Meet Magnus Health appeared first on Magnus Health.

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Micronutrients to Promote Endothelial Integrity and Healthy Inflammatory Status

Designs for Health

Cardiovascular health is influenced by modifiable factors that include inflammatory status. Abnormal inflammatory responses that lead to chronic inflammation are associated with the development and progression of many cardiovascular-related pathologies. During the process of endothelial cell damage , oxidative stress, and inflammatory responses are interconnected.

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Meet Magnus Health

Magnus Health

The post Meet Magnus Health appeared first on Magnus Health.

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