ISPAH International Society For Physical Activity And Health

physical educationIf you didn’t like playing dodge ball – well, you’re probably not alone in that thought. Children also learn the basics of good sportsmanship and that there is much more to sports and physical activities than simply winning or losing. Physical activity provides an opportunity to build character, use teamwork, and foster a sense of belonging in schools.

Skinner EA, Belmont MJ. Motivation in the classroom: reciprocal effects of teacher behavior and student engagement across the school year. The researchers suggest the findings reinforce that any level of physical activity — even light exercise that is within reach of most people — is beneficial.

Fitness education and assessment that allows for understanding and improvement of physical well-being. Movement is a powerful medium for learning, through which students can acquire, practise and refine personal, behavioural, social and cognitive skills. The Professor Marco Bussetti is an Italian Physical Education (PE) Teacher, a …