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  • Students On The Benefits Of Physical Education
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    Current high school students are becoming fatter, slower, and less motivated than past students. Many of these young people would prefer to be sitting passively in front of the television rather than to do something physically active. Most high school students believe they do not have sufficient time, opportunity or guidance to participate in physical activities. The ideal place in which students would be able to find adequate time, opportunity and guidance are in the high schools themselves. Po...
  • Defining Physical Characteristic Of A Place
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    GY 202 Geographic Thought Essay #1 - The Five Themes in Geography September 6, 1995 John Doe During the 1980's the United States showed unacceptably low test scores on simple Geographic tests. The point Committee on Geographic Education could only attribute these results to Geographic Illiteracy, not only on the part of the students, but more importantly on the educators themselves. By 1984 it had become inexplicably clear that immediate action must take place to counteract this ongoing problem ...
  • Problems Facing Physical Education
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    Problems Facing Physical Education I am not one hundred percent positive, but I am pretty sure I want to major in Physical Education. There are many problems and dilemmas facing professionals in Physical Education. Problems range from poor facilities to kids not receiving proper treatment in the class. I think the biggest problem is the poor facilities. Most states do not even meet the minimum recommendations for physical activity of 50 to 200 minutes a week, according to a 1997 National Associa...
  • Students In Secondary Physical Education
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    Physical Education In Secondary Schools My philosophy of physical education in the secondary setting deals with students becoming physically fit. Also that students learn how to communicate with others, especially in a team setting. My philosophy also holds in it different teaching methods. Methods that physical education teachers can use to get the most out of their students. With this philosophy of physical education I plan to use it toward becoming a good teacher. The major reason for having ...
  • Health And Physical Education Class
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    Physical fitness " There is a definite need for the youth of our nation to be healthy and physically educated, but our we going to do it right, or wait for others to take that responsibility". Even though To put in effect the physical fitness classes there would have to be a lot of support and extra money allotted to the program, In all schools there should be a health and physical education class because In out nation today the young people are in poor physical condition and Physical education ...
  • Physical Education
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    Luther Halsey Gulick "One of the most remarkable personalities to leave an imprint upon YMCA physicaleducation was Luther Gulick" (Johnson, 1979, 55). Gulick, whose parents were missionaries, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1865. For fifteen years he traveled extensively because ofhis background as a child of missionaries. Finally, in 1880, he was able to slow his travels and go to Oberlin College until 1884. While at Oberlin, he suffered from headaches caused by poor eyesight. Also during his s...
  • Physical Education Philosophy Of The Athenians
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    The field of physical education has gone through many cycles over its long history. These cycles range from a strict authoritarianism to the liberal democracy of today. This transformation to the democracy has opened the field of physical education up to many new sciences, which are creating many new professional opportunities. If the cycles of physical education continue, these new professions will hopefully pave the way to future discoveries and studies of physical education. The Spartans and ...
  • Children In Healthy Eating And Physical Activity
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    Contributions of Physical Activity in the Elementary School Setting 1 Physical education in the elementary school system is an essential curriculum for the development of all children. Early physical education classes provide children with a process for progression from the random play stage to the organized game and eventually structured learning. Throughout this process, children learn the value of group dynamics. Values such as sharing, team play, communication and respect for others become c...
  • Physical Education Classes
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    In today's society, Americans are faced with many critical issues: issues on health, money, and drugs or alcohol problems. One of the biggest problems we face as a society is obesity. People all over the nation question why we are having this problem and who is responsible. Who do we turn to to educate our society so that we may address this problem the correct way? The answer: healthy eating habits and exercising should be taught early in a child's life. An excellent place to build these fitnes...
  • Their Students The Importance Of Physical Activity
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    Webster's Dictionary defines physical as "concerned or preoccupied with the body and its' needs" and defines activity as "the state or quality of producing or involving movement". I agree with Mr. Webster's definitions. I see physical activity as doing some kind of movement in order to assist in improving or maintaining a body's level of health. By maintaining or improving that level of health, physical activity also plays a big role in a person's "quality of life". How happy or complete a perso...

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