Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010

Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010

Dick Moss, Editor, PE

1. Editor's Note

Welcome to the latest issue of Fun Stuff for PE! It's almost time for March break – I imagine you're all ready for a good rest!

There's some excellent free content in this issue:

  • “Free Resources” features a downloadable eBook on developing Physical Literacy in children.
  • The “PE Update Blog” discusses the reason why the Olympics are so addictive to so many.
  • “From the Archives” provides an article describing an activity in which students create their own games out of random sports equipment.
There are also many free resources on the PE website, including more than 40 sample articles, a links page, the latest PE-related news and headlines, the PE Blog archives and the Fun Stuff newsletter archive.

For those of you who are PE members, this issue includes a list of the latest articles added to the website. I hope you enjoy this issue! Dick Moss, Editor


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010
2. Free Resources


Physical literacy is a necessary component in developing lifetime fitness skills in our students. The following website provides a free 40-page eBook that provides guidelines for developing physical literacy in our young students, ages 0-12.

You can download the free lesson plans from the following web-page. See the “Support Links” on the right side of the page and click “Canadian Sport For Life: Developing Physical Literacy.”


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010
3. New Additions to the Website

Here are the Articles that were added to the PE Update website over the past two weeks.
These articles are available only to paid members of PE

  • Equipment/Golf: Golf Ball Age Affects Hitting Distance
    Golf balls lose one yard in distance per year…even if they haven't been used.
  • Football: Quarterbacks - A Coaching Cue for Better Weight-Shift & Follow-Through
    Have students drag the back toe when throwing the football to ensure good balance, weight-shift and follow-through.
  • Health: Nine-Year Old Students Should be Taught CPR
    Physical education and health students as young as nine years of age can be taught CPR.
  • Resources: Developing Physical Literacy
    A free 40-page eBook that provides guidelines for developing physical literacy in children.
  • Strength (Video): Exercise Ball Hamstring Curls
    How to perform hamstring curls with an exercise ball. How limb positions can be used to change level of difficulty and diagnose leg strength discrepancies.
The PE website has 336 other articles on these five topics! Become a member and you can access all that information today! Click Here!


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March 11, 2010
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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010
4. From the PE Update Blog
Monday Morning Musings on the World of Sports, Coaching & Physical Education from Editor, Dick Moss.

Why are the Olympics so addictive to so many? Because the presure-filled atmosphere allows us a glimpse into the true character of the athletes involved.
To read more, go to the PE Update Blog:


To see the PE Update Blog archives, go to: PE Update Blog Archives


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #92
March 11, 2010
5. From the Archives
In every issue, I'll highlight a useful article from the PE Update Archives. The article will be available to non-members of the website for a week, and to members forever!

This issue's article is:

A physical education assignment in which students create new games from random sports equipment.

The PE website has 114 other "GAMES" articles ready for you to read! Become a member and get access to them today! Click Here!


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