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Empower through PE – Children’s Mental Health Week

The PE Hub

PE and physical activity support positive well-being for people of all ages, as they help to lift your mood and release endorphins. This is, of course, true for young people, and at The PE Hub , we firmly believe that physical activity helps promote healthier all-around development. The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is ‘My Voice Matters’, and along with all the physical benefits, physical activity is the perfect way to support young people and inspire their confidenc

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The Relentless School Nurse: An Incensed Principal Speaks Out!

Relentless School Nurse

Meet Principal Darrin Paschke, you can tell by this photo that he has something pressing on his mind. His facial expression and body language drew me into this article: Paschke calls out district on behalf of students. Kudos to Fredonia High School Principal Darrin Paschke for delivering a fiery speech at the local Fredonia, New York, Board of Education (BOE) meeting.

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Dreaming Big with Olympian Danusia Francis-Reed

Complete Performance

Welcome back to another episode of PerformHappy! Today, I am thrilled to introduce you to an extraordinary individual whose journey embodies the essence of dreaming big and achieving even bigger. In this episode, I have the honor of sitting down with none other than Danusia… The post Dreaming Big with Olympian Danusia Francis-Reed appeared first on Complete Performance Coaching.

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Rainy Day Movie Notes

Mr. Suarez's Physical Education

Here are the links for our 2 rain out days for the month of January. Complete the correct set of notes for the day that you were absent. Make sure to write your name, date, period# on the top of your paper and submit to me for credit.

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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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Flying into Fun: Disc It, the Next Evolution in PE Games

Gopher PE

Flying into Fun: Disc It, the Next Evolution in PE Games! By: Daniel Anduray Ah, the humble flying disc – the iconic plastic toy that has been soaring through the skies since its accidental invention in the 1930s. From beach days to park picnics, sport discs have been the go-to casual game for decades. But what if I told you there’s a new game in town that makes disc sports enjoyable for all ages, and especially for your physical education classes?

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The Relentless School Nurse: NASN Hill Day 2024 – Amplifying Our Collective Voice

Relentless School Nurse

Every winter NASN holds the Winter Board of Directors meeting in Washington, DC. The three-day meeting culminates with school nurses from across the country converging on Capitol Hill to meet with our lawmakers. It is a powerful lesson in advocacy and I will never lose the feeling of awe walking the halls of Congress. I also feel a tremendous sense of purpose and privilege having opportunities to speak to Representatives, Senators, or their staffers about the work of school nurses and our impact

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2024 PE exam infographics and National Mocks available!

The Everlearner

Dear PE colleagues, I want to use this week’s blog to share my thoughts on our recently published exam infographics and National Mock Exams for PE. Please take a read and consider downloading the resources if you feel they would be useful to you.

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Mapping your PE Curriculum

PE Scholar

During training I regularly help PE leaders unpick the connections between the physical education national curriculum, Ofsted's 3 pillars, physical

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The Relentless School Nurse: Let’s Break Through the Misconceptions About School Nursing in 2024! May 8th is OUR DAY!

Relentless School Nurse

It’s not too early to start planning for School Nurse Day 2024! We cannot wait for others to celebrate us, let’s show them how it’s done! I have been thinking about how to break through the log jam of misunderstanding about school nursing practice and suggest we use this year’s School Nurse Day 2024 – May 8th to EDUCATE and CELEBRATE who we are and what we do!

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Do You Work Hard, or Do You COMPETE?

Changing the Game Project

“But coach, I am working hard out there,” many of us have heard often as a coach. “Yes Dad/Mom, I am trying my best” sounds familiar to many a parent. We all want our athletes to work hard and apply themselves in training and games. But is something more needed to truly excel? Is working The post Do You Work Hard, or Do You COMPETE?

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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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Western District Leadership Council Application

Arizona Health and Physical Education

The Western District Leadership Council voted to have an application process in place of an election to select our 2024-2025 WD Leadership Council. For reference, SHAPE America currently uses the application process for all of it’s committees. We ask that you please share this application with anyone that may be interested. [link]. Applicants must be current SHAPE America members and live in one of the Western District states.

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Crimes Against Critical Thinking in the Face of a Good Story

Informed Practitioner in Sport

EDITOR’S NOTE: This commentary was originally a guest post for the sadly now defunct Strength of Science website. The themes covered and the example cited in the post remain highly topical, so with the permission and blessing of those involved I am resharing it for the Informed Practitioner in Sport audience, not least to ensure that it remains available online.

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Pedalling to Success: Revolutionising GCSE PE Practical Performance with The Cycle Coach

PE Scholar

British Cycling coach James Hey is on a mission that goes beyond traditional sports coaching by introducing the sport of cycling to secondary school

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Why Do Children Disobey?

RC Families

Kids will challenge, disobey, and emotionally torment their parents on many levels and in many different ways. Parents should not be shocked by this. Why do children disobey? Simply put, it’s human nature to push back and unless you train your kids to obey, it probably won’t happen. However, teaching children to obey is not.

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National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Teaching commitment, teamwork, leadership, cooperation, strength, endurance and many other important qualities, girls and women who participate in sports will attest to the fact that it’s healthy and beneficial in a myriad of ways. National Girls and Women in Sports Day is here to raise awareness for and act as a reminder about the positive aspects of sports and the continued need to promote gender equality in every way.

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UEFA Strategy 2024-30 “United for Success” Approved

The Sporting

UEFA Men’s Club Competitions Revenue Distribution System 2024-27 Approved The UEFA Executive Committee met yesterday in Paris and approved the UEFA Strategy 2024-30 “United for Success”. Read on for everything you need to know! UEFA, governing body of football in Europe, announces its roadmap for European football in 2024-30 The strategy provides a clear direction and roadmap to guide both UEFA and the wider European football community.

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Who’s included and Who’s not? An analysis of instruments that measure teachers’ attitudes towards inclusive education

PE Scholar

Teachers’ attitudes towards inclusive education, the measurement instruments in 225 relevant empirical studies were examined.

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From surviving a marathon heart attack to saving the lives of others

My Zone

Myzone is an innovative, wearable heart rate system.

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PHIT AMERICA is looking for more schools in your area to award our FREE programs.

Arizona Health and Physical Education

If you are interested in helping us and also receiving a choice of an equipment package when one or more of your referrals make a program application, please contact me or forward this email to schools in your area. Pam Chaplin PHIT AMERICA School Projects Manager pam@phitamerica.org 877-744-8543 Ext. 208 Schedule a Call with Pam FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO YOUR CONTACTS Please see below for FREE Physical Activity Programs AMPED Running Walking + PLAY TENNIS – PLAY GOLF – PLAY PICKLEBA

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NBA Announces 2024 Ruffles® NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Rosters and Coaches

The Sporting

NBA Announces Rosters and Coaches for the 2024 Ruffles® NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Taking place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. ET., this year’s game will feature a wide array of celebrities, ranging from the worlds of music, sports, film and more. Past NBA All-Star Celebrity Games have included top musicians, actors and sportspeople The 2024 Ruffles® NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will air exclusively on ESPN and the ESPN App.

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Secondary PE Passport Launch Webinar

PE Scholar

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

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fun

Every Kids Sports

Fun. That’s it. That’s the reason. This week, we’re excited to share a message we received from the Rosenlund kids and their affinity for fun through skiing. Sylbie, Titan, and Anna Sylbie, 7: “I live in upper Michigan and we get lots of snow here! My favorite thing to do in the snow is downhill Skiing! In the future, I would just like to continue downhill skiing every winter and get better!

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Hygiene For Teens

PLT4M

Personal hygiene is essential to everyone’s life, but it becomes especially important during the teenage years when the body undergoes significant changes. As teens navigate puberty, they experience things like increased sweat production, oilier skin, and the development of body odor. This, plus other changes, is why maintaining good personal hygiene is crucial for teenagers, not only for their health and comfort but also for their self-esteem and social interactions.

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Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team Becomes First Motorsport Team to Sign The Climate Pledge

The Sporting

F1 News: Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Signs The Climate Pledge The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team has become the first motorsport team to sign The Climate Pledge, a commitment from some of the world's top companies to reach Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040. Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS becomes the first motorsport team to commit to The Climate Pledge The Climate Pledge was founded in 2019 by Global Optimism and Amazon to contribute to the achievement of the Paris Agreement by 2040, 10 years ahead of the inter

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Exercising in the cold

The PE Hub

Whilst a lot of us will be keeping our lessons indoors over the coming days, sometimes exercising in the cold is simply unavoidable. Here are some top tips from The PE Hub for keeping everyone safe and happy during chilly PE lessons. Check the surface If your activities are taking place on a hard surface then check the area for any icy or slippery patches beforehand, or alternatively, on a grass surface check to see if the ground has frozen solid.

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Learning through sports

Every Kids Sports

Did you know, over 50% of our grant recipients share that they were most excited to learn new skills? This week, we’re excited to share a message we received from Kristin, Mom to soccer grant recipient, Kay’din, and the fun he’s having learning the game. Kristin, Kay’din’s mom “This year Kay’din has learned a lot of new soccer skills with his new team.

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The Role of the Oral Microbiome on Nitric Oxide Production and Healthy Blood Pressure

Designs for Health

The body utilizes two critical pathways to maintain nitric oxide (NO) production to promote normal blood pressure and flow , among other vital functions. The first pathway of NO production requires the precursor amino acid L-arginine and a healthy structure and function of the vascular endothelium. Unfortunately, the activity and function of this pathway can decline with age or in cases of certain metabolic conditions.

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January 2024: NCPEID Collaborative APE Master Programs

What's New in Adapted Physical Education

The podcast episode featuring educators from various universities discussing graduate programs in Adapted Physical Education (APE) continues with an exploration of challenges and opportunities facing these programs. Hosted by Dr. Melissa Bittner (California State University, Long Beach) this episode features an insightful discussion with representatives from four outstanding APE graduate programs across the United States.

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PE Insights Episode 6: Jack Rolfe – Enhancing Physical Education Through Game-Based Learning

PE Scholar

Introduction In this PE Insight review, we delve into the world of game-based learning in physical education through a conversation with Jack Rolfe,

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Teen Health Mississippi Unveils New Vision for Holistic Youth Well-Being

Teen Health Mississippi

Jackson, MS—Teen Health Mississippi (THMS) proudly announces the launch of its transformative mission and vision, signaling a significant shift towards equitable health outcomes for youth and communities through a comprehensive and holistic approach to youth well-being. The Journey Towards Holistic Well-being Founded with a focus on sex education and youth-friendly health care, THMS recognizes the necessity to embrace holistic approaches to address the myriad challenges faced by young people.

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The Latest Research on Antioxidative Status for Optimal Cardiovascular Health

Designs for Health

Oxidative stress is linked to many chronic illnesses throughout the body; including atherosclerosis and many other cardiovascular diseases. Oxidative stress is caused by an overaccumulation of free radical reactive oxygen species (ROS). The body contains a complex system to control the balance of ROS. This system is composed of molecules and enzymes required for healthy antioxidant activity.

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2024 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage Line-Up Confirmed After Thrilling Qualifiers Weekend

The Sporting

2024 Davis Cup: Finals Group Stage Line-Up Confirmed The line-up of 16 nations that will take part in the 2024 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage is complete after Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Czechia and France won the remaining Qualifier ties on Sunday. Davis Cup 2024: Czechia vs. Israel - Kimhi Orel Following an exhilarating weekend of home-and-away ties in the men's World Cup of Tennis , the line-up for this year's Group Stage (10-15 September) is: Italy (2023 world champions) Australia (2023 runner