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The Decline of Physical Education in American Schools

Blog post at Essential Sugar : World War II demonstrated to the United States the effects of a lack of physical fitness.
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Summarise the following article and answer the questions below:

1. What major conflict resulted in Physical Education being cut from school programs all together? 

 

2. According to the American Heart Association, how many American children are over-weight?

 

3. What can parents do outside of school to encourage their children to engage in physical activity? 

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APS Teacher to Advocate for Physical Education at SPEAK Out! Day ...

APS Teacher to Advocate for Physical Education at SPEAK Out! Day ... | Physical Education | Scoop.it
Local physical education teacher Clayton Ellis from Aurora Central High School in Aurora, CO will head to the nation's capital with representatives from 37 other states to help ensure health and physical education are ...
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The following article provides an insight as to why Physical Education is deemed important throughout schooling programs for High School Students. The vast numbers of involvement within Physical Education has dramatically dropped with students using various excuses to able themselves to sit out of activities. This article shows a great and positive example of a school trying to change the issue and shows encouraging progress. 

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