The Association is a multidisciplinary organization of administrators, counselors, dietitians, nutritionists, health educators, physical educators, psychologists, school health coordinators, school nurses, school physicians, and social workers.
Mission is to promote healthful lifestyles through quality education for all populations and provide leadership to school, community and statewide programs in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, dance and other movement-related programs
SHAPE America's mission is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance, and sport.
Run, Jump, Learn! How Exercise can Transform our School: John J. Ratey, MD at TEDxManhatten Beach
While exercise in good for the body, Dr. John J. Ratey, MD, argues it is more important for the brain, especially when it comes to students in the classroom. Citing scientific studies and real world examples, this internationally recognized expert in the brain-exercise connection demonstrates how we can raise test scores, lower behavioral problems, and help the overall well-being of today's students with fitness based physical education. (Published on Nov 18, 2012; YouTube)
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PE and Health Lesson Plans Online
The list of online lesson plans below is from Lesson Plans Online K-12, a Library Research Guide. There are more lesson plans on this guide. Many of the links below will other teaching resources such as printables, games, worksheets, etc.