WHY IS PHYSICAL EDUCATION NEEDED IN SCHOOL?
 
RESOURCES

The difference between Physical Education and Physical Activity, read HERE.


CDC’s commitment to promoting healthy schools and healthy youth.  HERE you will find informative research.


Let’s Move- First Lady Obama’s mission to eradicate childhood obesity


Physical Activity and Academic Performance- check these out, the research is piling up

Active Education


Physical Education is an Academic Subject
This is a fantastic article explaining why Physical Education is and needs to be respected as an Academic Subject and not an “elective” or “recess”.  http://www.aahperd.org/naspe/advocacy/governmentRelations/upload/PE-is-an-Academic-Subject-2010.pdfshapeimage_3_link_0