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Excerpt — Schoolwide Physical Activity

The Contributions of Physical Activity

While awareness of the importance of physical activity to health has certainly increased, what most people do not understand is how important physical activity is to the well-being of children and youth in areas other than health.

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The Role and Responsibilities of the Physical Education Teacher in the School Physical Activity Program

The physical education teacher has unique responsibilities in the school physical activity program to ensure that students are physically active within the physical education class. The physical education teacher also has the responsibility to help direct and guide opportunities for physical activity within the school outside the physical education class.

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Indoor, limited-space games

Try a sample game from Schoolwide Physical Activity.

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