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Physical Education and Health — Physical Education



Exercise Benefits for Kids

Exercise Benefits for Kids

By Chuck Corbin, Arizona State University Exercise is good for kids. Most of us are now aware that participation in regular moderate to vigorous physical activity is beneficial to fitness, health, and wellness. But physical...

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When is an assessment an assessment?

When is an assessment an assessment?

By Jacalyn Lund, Georgia State University   While writing about assessment, people refer to informal and formal assessment. When they use the term, “informal assessment” they usually are referring to teacher observations that are not recorded....

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Teens Are Immortal - Just Ask Them

Teens Are Immortal - Just Ask Them

By Chuck Corbin   When I did my high school student teaching in 1960, I became fully aware that teens think that they are immortal. The school where I taught was in the Albuquerque inner...

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The "PE Effect" - Does It Exist?

By Chuck Corbin, Arizona State University   In 2014, Ken Green wrote an article in which he noted that physical educators widely believe that physical education is a crucial vehicle for promoting physical activity over...

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Healthiest Hearts in the World

Healthiest Hearts in the World

By Scott Wikgren, Human Kinetics I just read an interesting article by Dr. Sanjay Gupta title “Life Lessons from the Native Tribe with the Healthiest Hearts in the World.” (https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/19/health/bolivia-heart-disease-chasing-life-gupta/index.html). Gupta had read reports that...

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