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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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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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CSPAP – Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

PLT4M

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. School administrators can support and promote physical activity opportunities before and after school and during the school day.

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Withholding Recess and Physical Activity

Arizona Health and Physical Education

Working with students with disabilities, whether they be cognitive or physical, I understand the importance of physical activity for all students. So how can we educate our classroom teachers on how important time in physical education is for their students’ well-being?

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Predictors of the Level of Physical Activity in Physically Active Older People

PE Scholar

Factors such as gender and education can predict the level of physical activity in the physically active elderly population.

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Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program Questionnaire

Arizona Health and Physical Education

The CSPAP Policies and Practices Questionnaire (CSPAP-Q) is a needs-assessment designed to help schools self-evaluate how their physical activity policies and practices align with best practices in the field. The results can be used to plan and advocate for more robust school physical activity policies, practices, and programs.

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School-Based Promotion of Children's Physical Activity

Human Kinetics

Russell Pate discusses the promotion of physical activity in children, specifically in the school setting. Resources by Presenter Learn more from Russell Pate by checking out Promoting Elementary School Physical Activity.