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Introducing Secondary PE Passport: The Home of Practical PE!

PE Scholar

Supercharge your PE offer, your curriculum, lesson planning, learner journeys, data collection and analysis, and revolutionise how GCSE moderation video evidence is collected!

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The Relentless School Nurse: Elmo Goes Viral With an Important Question for You!

Relentless School Nurse

A recent NRP article shared the backstory of Elmo’s question that went viral and rocked social media. According to NPR, Elmo garnered 202.6 million views and counting, by asking: Elmo is just checking in! How is everybody doing? Going viral takes an unexpected turn when Elmo from “Sesame Street” poses a genuine check-in on Twitter.

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Girl Faces Open-Heart Surgery With Strength, Humor, and Grace

Stanford Childrens

Los Gatos family has nothing but gratitude for daughter’s heart care at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health On the day Julian Baring heard the news that his 8-year-old daughter, Elodie, had a rare and serious heart condition, he was an ocean away for work. His life came to a screeching stop. Nothing mattered but being with his family. “In that moment, I was overwhelmed with disbelief, guilt, and panic.

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2024 State Convention Keynote

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Arizona Health and Physical Education President, Chelsey Sands, is proud to announce that Jen Heebink will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2024 Arizona State Convention, November 6th and 7th. Jen Heebink is the 2022 SHAPE America National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year, 2022 Central District Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year, and 2020 MNSHAPE Adapted PE Teacher of the Year.

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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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The Intelligent Inner Lining of Blood Vessels: Nutrients that Support Vascular Health

Designs for Health

The inner lining of the blood vessels, also called the vascular endothelium, contains a protective gel-like layer that separates the tissue from circulating blood. This protective layer can be damaged or dysfunctional due to inflammation, certain dietary changes , smoking, and other lifestyle factors. Endothelial dysfunction is caused by oxidative stress, increases in vascular reactive oxygen species production, and vascular inflammation.

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Introducing Hannah and Kim: The new members of our PE team!

The Everlearner

Dear PE teachers, I’d like to use this week’s blog post to introduce you to Hannah Curtis and Kim Nkonde. Both Hannah and Kim joined The EverLearner Ltd as PE teachers on the 1st of January 2024.

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Get to Know Cedric Wilson, Winner of a Joseph R. Biden Lifetime Achievement Award

Stanford Childrens

“I’ve always believed that when you do good and act in service, that you don’t do it for recognition,” says Cedric Wilson, executive director of the Diagnostic Imaging and Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratories at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. Wilson has volunteered more than 8,000 hours—a figure that adds up to almost 11 full months. “You’ve got to do something in your spare time, so you might as well make it count, right?

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British Cycling's New Vision For Major Cycling Events in Britain

The Sporting

The Future of Cycling: British Cycling Shares a New Vision for 2024 Today we launch a new vision for major cycling events in Britain, beginning with the ambition to deliver Tour of Britain events for women and men in 2024. Many British track cyclists are ready for British Cycling’s new vision. Picture credits: SWPix Spanning the breadth of our road, off-road, urban and track disciplines, the renewed vision for events will place positive social and community impact at the very heart of our offeri

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PRICELESS Skills Success Criteria

PE Scholar

Our PRICELESS skills in PE resource has been hugely popular and in response to requests from our members we have now produced a set of simple levelled

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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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How to Celebrate Black History Month in Health and Physical Education

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Thank you to SHAPE America for publishing a great article on How to Celebrate Black History Month in Health and Physical Education Materials courtesy of SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, PO Box 225, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, www.shapeamerica.org. All rights reserved. Used with permission: [link] shapeamerica.org/2022/02/how- to-celebrate-black-history- month-in-health-and-physical- education/ Each year in February, we celebrate Black History Month to recognize and p

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How Strong Families Overcome Hard Times To Raise Confident Kids

RC Families

Strong families CAN get through hard times and raise confident kids. In fact, adversity can be the fuel that produces growth and strength. I realize that the title of this post is very broad and the information addressing this could easily fill a book. But my goal today is to break it down into some.

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Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Opens New Pediatric Group in Los Gatos

Stanford Childrens

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health welcomes a new practice in Los Gatos to its health care network this month. The five pediatricians—Andrew Lan, MD, MPH; Jeffrey Min, MD; Kimberly Pitts-Davis, MD; Rebekah Schneider, MD; and Pamela Silverman, MD—formerly practiced at RAMBLC Pediatric Medical Group Inc. As part of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, the physicians and practice will continue providing the same excellent care they have offered for the past many years, with the additional benefits

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Stretched too thin? The relationship between insufficient resource allocation and physical education instructional time and assessment practices

PE Scholar

Availability of resources that has the potential to impact PE (staffing, continuing education, annual PE equipment budgets)

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Families on the Move: Buying Tips for a Child-Friendly Home

Keeping Kids in Motion

Image by Freepik Embarking on a home move is a significant milestone, particularly when it involves the whole family. The journey from deciding to relocate to settling into your new home can be complex, yet it presents an opportunity for growth and bonding. This.

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NBA Teams to Generate $293.83 Million Through Patch Partnership Deals in 2023-24 Season

The Sporting

NBA Teams Will Generate $293.83 Million This Season Through Patch Partnership Deals, Reveals GlobalData As the NBA enters the penultimate year of its $2.67 billion domestic media rights deal, a pivotal revenue source emerges through patch partnerships. Chicago Bulls partner with Motorola Mobility. Credits: NBA.com Teams are set to generate $293.83 million during the 2023-24 season, with the LA Lakers and LeBron James maintaining the popularity of patch partnerships, according to GlobalData , a l

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"The Sound of Silence" 2 Pro tips to survive the end of the football season

Fit and Fun Play

In a few weeks most communities around the United States will hear a collective sound of silence. This silence marks the official end of the NFL and NCAA seasons. The Superbowl will have come and gone, and the college championships will be a distant memory. This annual event leaves both casual and die-hard fans in a state of limbo, asking themselves "what am I going to do now?

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Self-esteem through sports

Every Kids Sports

Did you know, 64% of parents who have received a grant from Every Kid Sports reported that their child’s self-esteem has improved since having access to sports? This week, I’m excited to share a message we received from Shani, Mom to Florida Basketball grant recipient, Brook-Lynn, regarding some of the changes she’s seen in her daughter since she’s started playing basketball.

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Life Is Too Short To Think Little

AKA Sports

Not to take anything away from the true source, in his book, The Magic of Thinking Big, David Schwartz, PhD quotes Benjamin Disraeli’s “Life is too short to be little.” I have a tendency to tweak quotes a bit to fully squeeze the juice out of them and apply them to my current state. Life is too short to think little. And therein lies 20 years of AKASPORT and beyond… we are more than just a youth sports camp, AKA is a calling for something bigger than the sum of its individual parts.

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Personal Hygiene Lesson Plans

PLT4M

The dreaded topic of personal hygiene has most students rolling their eyes and zoning out in class. But with simple and straightforward personal hygiene lesson plans, teachers can cover the basics of good hygiene habits and support students as they become young adults building their own personal hygiene plans. We break down the basics of personal hygiene lesson plans and provide 3 free lesson plans to sample.

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Two Powerful Words

A Positive Approach To Teen Health

“I’m sorry.” Ten minutes before, my mom mode soared into overdrive. My right eyebrow raised, my hip cocked, and my finger wagged. “I can’t believe you did that. You know better. I’ve told you about the dangers over and over.” I raised my voice and started in on a five-minute lecture. Then, I stopped. My head bowed and my shoulders fell. I had done it again—allowed my emotions to get the better of me.

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‘The participation group means that I’m low ability’: Students’ perspectives on the enactment of ‘mixed-ability’ grouping in secondary school physical education

PE Scholar

Research on mixed-ability grouping in the education literature, particularly in terms of its impact on students’ experiences.

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Exploring the Dual Pathways and Nutrients for Enhanced Nitric Oxide Production

Designs for Health

Nitric oxide (NO) is a messenger molecule that plays a role in nearly every organ system in the body. Nitric oxide regulates hormone secretion , nutrient metabolism , cardiac contractility, smooth muscle relaxation , immune function , and cognitive health , and supports a healthy microbial balance. Healthy NO levels may promote athletic performance , as clinical trials have shown that NO increases blood flow and helps with healthy muscle contraction, oxygen supply to muscles, glucose uptake, mus

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Elevate Student Fitness with the Hula Hut Team Challenge

Gopher PE

Hula Hut Fitness Team Challenge is an adventure that involves hula hoops, dodgeballs, and Frisbees? Grab your team and gear—6 hula hoops, a foam dodgeball, a foam Frisbee, and a cone per team—and let the fun begin! Objective: To work as a team to accomplish the assigned tasks using the hula hoops, dodgeball, and Frisbee. Equipment Needed: 6 hula hoops , one foam dodgeball , one foam Frisbee , and one cone per team Level 1 – How to Play Hula Hut Fitness Challenge: Students split into teams of 3-5

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