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GENERAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION TOPICS

In this department, you'll find articles that deal with more than 15 general topics in sport and physical education - everything from Administration to Nutrition to Sport Psychology to Training-Room Tips. The physical education profession changes rapidly, and we make it easy to stay informed! Just skim the abstracts to quickly determine those articles that apply to you. Or enter the pertinent terms in the search engine to find specific articles of interest.

 

Intramurals: Slam-Dunk Basketball Tournament
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.com
Intramurals: Slam-Dunk Basketball Tournament A fun basketball tournament in which adjustable baskets are lowered so that everyone can slam dunk the ball. . . . keep reading..
Coaching: Using Pattern Recognition To Read The Defense
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.com
Coaching: Using Pattern Recognition To Read The Defense It would take the average athlete 10,000 hours to learn to recognize all the patterns and player-combinations that can occur in a hockey game. . . . keep reading..
Promotion: Coaching Clinic Reward
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.com
Promotion: Coaching Clinic Reward Use a coaching clinic as a reward for bringing a group to one of your home games. A great way to attract teams, clubs or physical education classes. . . . keep reading..
Promotion: Use Performance Statistics to Improve Results Announcements
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Promotion: Use Performance Statistics to Improve Results Announcements You can shift the focus away from your team's win-loss record during morning announcements, by emphasizing individual statistics. . . . keep reading..
Health: Parents May Not Recognize Obesity in Their Own Children
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Health: Parents May Not Recognize Obesity in Their Own Children Parents tend to recognize that obesity is a major health issue, but often don't acknowledge the problem in their own children. . . . keep reading..
Equipment: How to Make Juggling Balls for Physical Education Class
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Equipment: How to Make Juggling Balls for Physical Education Class How to turn old tennis balls into weighted, bounceless juggling balls. . . . keep reading..
Teaching Tips: Use Racquetless Badminton to Teach Throwing Skills to Physical Education Students
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Teaching Tips: Use Racquetless Badminton to Teach Throwing Skills to Physical Education Students A badminton variation for physical education class that provides the repetition needed to develop basic throwing skills. . . . keep reading..
Outdoor Education: Look Back to Stay Oriented on Hikes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Outdoor Education: Look Back to Stay Oriented on Hikes Three things hikers should observe in order to maintain their orientation in the woods. Includes lesson plan ideas for physical education outdoor education classes. . . . keep reading..
Reproducibles: Poetry for Physical Education - We Can't Run Today
Dr. Jim Riley
Reproducibles: Poetry for Physical Education - We Can't Run Today A poem by Dr. Jim Riley that describes an encounter with students who attempt to avoid running in physical education class. . . . keep reading..
Fitness: Geocaching Makes Walking Fun for PE Classes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Fitness: Geocaching Makes Walking Fun for PE Classes A walking activity for your physical education class that combines satellite navigation,, orienteering, computer skills and treasure hunting. . . . keep reading..
Fitness/Cross-Country: Group Running Equalizers for Varsity Practice & PE Classes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Fitness/Cross-Country: Group Running Equalizers for Varsity Practice & PE Classes How to accommodate students of different running abilities in your physical education classes. . . . keep reading..
Sport Psychology - The Dangers of Displaying Defeated Body Language
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update
Sport Psychology - The Dangers of Displaying Defeated Body Language NBA basketball coaches, like George Karl of the Denver Nuggets, often design plays to attack opponents who have just missed a foul shot and may be depressed and distracted. . . . keep reading..
Training-Room Tips: Self Massage Techniques for the Iliotibial Band
Dick Moss
Training-Room Tips: Self Massage Techniques for the Iliotibial Band Foam noodles and water-filled pop bottles can be used to provide an effective self-massage for the iliotibial band. . . . keep reading..
Fitness: How to Use Fitness Breaks to Keep Students Alert in the Classroom
Dick Moss
Fitness: How to Use Fitness Breaks to Keep Students Alert in the Classroom How to add energizing fitness breaks into your classroom routine. . . . keep reading..
Games: Skateboard and Plunger Relays
Games: Skateboard and Plunger Relays A relay in which students sit on skateboards and push themselves using toilet plungers. Great for physical education classes or field days. . . . keep reading..
Fitness (Video Link): Exercise Hooping for Fitness
Dick Moss
Fitness (Video Link): Exercise Hooping for Fitness Hooping takes hula-hooping to the next level to provide both aerobic and strength benefits to your physical education students. . . . keep reading..
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