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Free resources for Physical Education (PE) teachers

PE Scholar

The following free-to-access resources produced by National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport are potentially of great use to physical education

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The Relentless School Nurse: Introducing “Operation Happy Nurse”!

Relentless School Nurse

The “Operation Happy Nurse” app, developed by neonatal ICU nurse Shannon McPeek, is a groundbreaking mobile application designed to provide mental health support and essential resources tailored specifically for nurses. The app offers a range of features specifically designed to address the unique needs of healthcare professionals, including guided breathing exercises, meditation and mindfulness sessions, and practical stress management techniques.

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Teenager Back on Lacrosse Field After Brain Surgery for AVM

Stanford Childrens

Arteriovenous malformation is a tangling of blood vessels in the brain that forms before birth. The first thing Lauren Adair, age 15, packed for a family trip last spring break to Palm Springs, CA, was her lacrosse stick. Lacrosse is her favorite sport, and Lauren wanted to practice as much as possible to get ready for the high school team the following year.

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5 Tips for Activity Transitions for Camp & PE


Transitions are going from one activity to the next with your group and are extremely important to ensure you are not wasting all your camp time in between activities. Here are some tips for successful transitions. 1) Always be thinking … Read More The post 5 Tips for Activity Transitions for Camp & PE appeared first on S&S Blog.

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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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Jump Rope Skills(Intermediate 3-5)

Open Phys Ed

Created by: Jenna Knapp & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong For thousands of years, children have been jumping rope as a form of movement-based fun. This module reinforces basic rope jumping skills and then progresses from that point to include a variety of tricks, challenges, long rope jumping, and cooperative routines.

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PE Insights Episode 3: Sue Wilkinson MBE – Celebrating and Advocating for Physical Education: A Call to Action

PE Scholar

Introduction Sue Wilkinson MBE and CEO of AfPE discusses the state of physical education and the urgent need for positive change.

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Learning from Successes and Setbacks with Elite Gymnast Denelle Pedrick

Complete Performance

In today’s episode, I’m thrilled to bring you an insightful conversation with the exceptionally talented Canadian elite gymnast and national team member, Denelle Pedrick. This episode is packed with valuable lessons from both the highs and lows of her gymnastics journey. Denelle kicks things off… The post Learning from Successes and Setbacks with Elite Gymnast Denelle Pedrick appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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French Racing: Former Jump Jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb Shares His Insights

The Sporting

Is French Horse Racing the Future? We Chat to Ex-Jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb Why is French racing so popular? Former professional jump jockey Jacob Webb discusses his big move to France, taking a look at French racecourses, jockeys, prize money and more. I never knew that a two-month working holiday to France in 2018 would end up in a move there a year later to embark on a career as a professional jump jockey.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Relational Safety – One Key to Safer School Environments

Relentless School Nurse

The concept of relational safety in schools is fundamental to creating a supportive and nurturing environment for students. When students feel emotionally and relationally safe, it can lead to a range of positive outcomes, including increased learning, regulation, engagement, and more deliberate responses. This is because the part of the brain responsible for these functions can only fully engage when physical and relational safety are perceived.

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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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Active Lives Children and Young People Survey -Academic year 2022-23

PE Scholar

Introduction by Nick Pontefract, Chief Strategy Officer, Sport England This report summarises the sport and physical activity behaviours of 5-16-year-olds

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Pie in the Face Fundraiser Earns $1,000 for NEW PE Equipment!

Gopher PE

Describe the conversation with your administration about health. moves. minds.? Which talking points seemed to resonate best with your admin? There is a huge push towards social and emotional learning across all curriculum, so when admin hears those words, they tend to perk up a bit. We discussed how it will impact students mental health, as well as the benefits the program has with raising money for the program and for our school.

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Inattentional blindness and what it means for sport coaching practice

Learning Through Sport

The sport performance environment is characterised as complex and rich due to the nature, volume, and occurance of information available to a player. However, the player's perceptual and cogntive resources are limited, so all the available information is unable to be 'perecived and considered' by the player. Players can miss pertinent information (cues to some, affordances to others) due to selective looking (Neisser, 1979: see here ), mis-directed attention or non-awarness.

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Christian Pulisic Wins US Soccer Male Player of the Year

The Sporting

An Interview with AC Milan’s Christian Pulisic Christian Pulisic was awarded the prestigious U S Soccer Male Player of the Year award for 2023. The recognition, presented by the United States Soccer Federation, celebrates Pulisic's outstanding contribution and extraordinary performances throughout the past year. Pulisic joined AC Milan last summer, making an immediate impact with his talent and commitment.

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How We Talk in PE changing rooms poster

PE Scholar

We're thrilled to introduce our new poster, designed to foster a welcoming and respectful environment for all.

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James's PE classroom rules - They might not be what you're expecting! (Part 1)

The Everlearner

Like every other (PE) teacher, I have rules by which I run my classrooms. In this post, I want to share ten rules which I stick to in all of my PE classroom sessions. Take a read and let me know what you think.

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CSPAP – Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program


Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) is a multi-component approach where schools and districts create opportunities for students to be physically active 60 minutes a day. We explore the CSPAP framework and practical applications for any school setting. What is a CSPAP Model? The CSPAP model was developed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) , in collaboration with SHAPE America.

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15 strategies to address large classes in PE! – PART 2

Fit and Fun Play

– Written By Dr. Timothy Davis – As the second part in our series on classroom management, I discuss some essential concerns that often impact children during transitions in and out of the physical education setting. As many of you know, managing large groups of children as they enter and exit the gym space can quickly turn into a free for all and present a potential safety hazard.

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The Future of Coaching?

Player Development Project

The team at PDP have been providing coach education content to a global community of coaches for a decade. In that time, we’ve spent a lot of time asking coaches what they want, how we can better serve them, and experimenting with various types of content including interviews, research reviews, guides, and more. This means that over the last ten years, we have tried dozens of new projects (some of which have failed), all with the goal of solving critical problems for coaches.

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'Road 2 Paris' workshop celebrating the build-up to the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics


This summer, Paris will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The world’s top athletes will compete on a global stage – and your pupils can get an unforgettable piece of the action! Our 'Road 2 Paris' workshop provides a full day of Games-themed activities, delivered by qualified coaches and designed to introduce KS1 and KS2 pupils to brand-new sports.

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Pushup Progression Options


Bodyweight exercises like the push up are fantastic additions to any strength training program or fitness journey. And like any movement or exercise, the push up can be scaled, modified, and progressed to empower individuals of all experiences and abilities. We unpack different options and opportunities within a pushup progression. Check out the points of performance to a push up and explore 6 different types of push-ups that can add variation and progression to this body weight exercise. >&

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Playing netball and getting communities moving through sport

My Zone

Getting more women back into the game, Totally Netball and Myzone have joined forces to keep more people moving through sport, achievement, and healthy competition.

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Rock Paper Scissors Entourage | A Fun No Equipment Instant Activity for PE |

The PE Specialist

What’s up Phys Ed Fam! In this post I just wanted to share a super fun, no equipment instant activity with you that’s perfect for PE Class!

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Saunas and Electrolyte Balance: Master These Tools for Ultimate Detox Support

Designs for Health

Detoxifying through Sweating Sweating is considered one of the main routes of detoxification in the human body, particularly for heavy metals. Nickel, lead, and chromium have been reported to be 10 to 30 times higher in sweat concentration compared to blood and urine. Some evidence suggests that excretion rates of arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury through sweating may match or even exceed the urinary excretion of these metals in a 24-hour window.

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A positive start to 2024

Delamere Academy

A great first week back in the new year!

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Rafa Nadal Sets New Target to Grow Tennis and Sport in Saudi Arabia

The Sporting

Saudi Tennis Federation Announces New Ambassador Role for Global Tennis Icon Riyadh, 15th January 2024: Rafa Nadal, one of the greatest sporting figures and tennis players of all-time has become a new ambassador of the Saudi Tennis Federation (STF). This is part of a long-term commitment to help grow the sport and inspire a new generation of athletes in Saudi Arabia.

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6 Common Problems the Right SIS Can Solve

FACTS Management

When you find an ink pen, pencil, dry-erase marker, or [insert your most-used office supply] that works just right , it feels like uncovering the solution to all your problems. But perfect pens and pencils are hard to come by. Student information systems (SISs) can be like that too. When you’re stuck with a provider that just doesn’t get it, your administrators, teachers, and families experience a multitude of issues.

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Firstbeat Heart Rate Sensors with Straps vs Heart Rate Sensors with Vests – What’s the Difference?

First Beat

Heart rate data forms the basis of multiple performance metrics used in professional sports. These metrics support decision-making and facilitate effective athlete and team performance management.​ Key metrics that rely on accurate heat rate measurements include Training Impulse (TRIMP) which is used to quantify training load, Aerobic Training Effect which describes the impact of a training session on the development of VO2max and aerobic endurance capabilities, Anaerobic Training Effect which d