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Dancing, sports share common ground

Footwork, tempo, rhythm, pivot, crossover. That terminology turns up regularly in sports practice. Or was it dance rehearsal? The disciplines of sports and dancing share more than language, experts say. Each activity can benefit participants in the other field, and some...

source: By Bob Kowalski
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Not only do adults not get enough exercise, but teenagers fare even worse. Fewer than 3 in 10 high school students get a minimum of 60 minutes of daily physical activity, which is the level of exercise recommended by both the CDC and the...

source: Medical News Today

As states prepare to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in the upcoming school year, many — like Kentucky — have been gathering feedback from stakeholders and creating state accountability plans, and school districts are beginning to identify priorities...

source: SHAPE America

For every teen athlete who takes a break, there are hundreds who don't heed doctors' warnings and continue to overburden their growing bodies. Eventually, many will contribute to the epidemic of overuse injuries — which are on the rise, according to several studies...

source: New York Post

Research carried out at Leeds Beckett University suggests physical education in the United States and United Kingdom may be failing both teachers and children. Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the research suggests...

source: Leeds Beckett University via ScienceDaily

Physical education class is not just for the school day in Illinois' Kaneland area. It is also for summertime. That's thanks to a program called Knight PE and Conditioning, which is run through the Sugar Grove Park District at Kaneland...

source: Kane County Chronicle

A group of middle schoolers got to dance on stage with professionals during a Classical Kids program presented by New York's Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The program, the dance component of SPAC's longstanding Classical Kids arts education program, is geared towards...

source: Saratogian News


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