The game of football that I have loved for more than 50 years has changed — and, quite often, not for the better. Today's game is played much different from the game I first learned to play as a young boy. And I am sure that in 50 years, football will look completely...
The outpouring of parent support for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November election. Two of those supporters, one of whom was "disappointed" by the board's decision on the issue, are running for seats on the Mountain View-Los Altos...
Teachers in the Ottumwa, Iowa, area spent their day learning in class recently instead of teaching it. The Iowa DNR trained some local school districts how to introduce archery to their PE classrooms.
According to the 2012-2013 National High School Sports-related Injury Surveillance Study, participation in high school sports is one of the most popular physical activities among adolescents, and has grown rapidly from an estimated 4 million participants in 1971-72 to an...
With the start of a new school year comes a new season of youth sports, and with it growing concerns about player safety. A new survey by the non-profit advocacy group Safe Kids Worldwide finds "an alarming gap" in what is known about sports safety and what is being done...
Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds. "Our work suggests that aerobically fit and physically fit children have improved brain health and superior cognitive [thinking] skills...
The Ballet Theatre of Maryland's newest program, "Tiny Toes in the Studio" works with Head Start classes to introduce pre-school students to ballet. "By the end of the program, when we visit the children in their classroom and they show us their dance," said volunteer coordinator...
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