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Add Movement to the School Day to Boost Student Physical Activity and Learning

SHAPE America

There are fewer sunlit hours after school for children to be outside and physically active. This time of year, it is increasingly important to incorporate physical activity into the school day. We need to make physical activity a more significant part of school culture.

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How to ‘Spring’ Into Physical Activity During National PE & Sport Week

SHAPE America

It is time to explore what our surroundings have to offer, while maintaining our physical health. Going outside to be physically active helps increase a person’s mood, their fine motor skills, social skills, and personal wel-being. Never underestimate your ability to create and teach new games and activities.

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The Power of Physical Activity Assessment Tools

Active Schools Us

by: Nick Kline, Active Schools Director Active Schools Champions can all agree that physical activity is important in promoting student success. Understanding how to evaluate physical activity programs may not be as clear. Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day.

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The Power of Physical Activity Assessment Tools

Active Schools Us

by: Nick Kline, Active Schools Director Active Schools Champions can all agree that physical activity is important in promoting student success. The understanding of how to evaluate physical activity programs may not be as clear. Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day.

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Irish Physical Activity Campaign

Physical Education Update

It’s not just North Americans who have begun to realize the importance of physical activity for children. This public advertisement, from Ireland, is called: Physical Activity – It All Adds Up. Childhood obesity and inactivity is a phenomenon in every affluent, developed country in the world.

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Tracking Physical Activity In Physical Education

PLT4M

And with the rise of wearable devices and fitness apps, schools have reimagined what a data-driven approach to physical education can look like. This article explores the benefits and challenges of physical activity tracking in physical education. Example of tracking physical activity via PLT4M.

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Review of Adapted Physical Activity Across the Life Span

Human Kinetics

These students understand adapting physical activity considering social, physical, and psychological development. My students were excited to read about their disciplines versus just using an adapted physical education perspective for physical activity for young children through high school.