Course Category: Physical Activity

Maximizing Engagement

Maximizing Engagement empowers teachers with exciting new tools and strategies for maximizing student engagement that can be immediately implemented in the Primary and Secondary Health and Physical Education setting. Current Health and Physical Education Teacher, Wayne Schultz teams up with Cricket Australia’s Sean de Morton (Teacher and Education Specialist) to share many tips and tricks …

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What drives Quality Physical Education?

A Review & Meta-Analysis of Physical Education Effects of Cognitive, Social, Affective & Psychomotor Learning. “Physical education (PE) has long fought with its “muddled mission” (Pate & Hohn, 1994) however it is becoming increasingly accepted that PE addresses a broad understanding of learning occurring across at least four domains. For the first time in over …

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Why are your students active and how does that impact your physical education program?

The role of physical education in promoting physical activity is well documented. Typically, this connection is conveyed with a public health approach in that physical activity is good for your health. While the health benefits of physical activity are undeniable the physical activity levels of most citizens remains low. Why? Could it be that health …

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School-Based Physical Activity Promotion

The purpose of this session is to simplify school-based physical activity promotion using The Theory of Expanded, Extended and Enhanced Opportunities. Participants will first learn the foundational principles of this theory. Next, leveraging components of the school environment, specifically, physical education, recess, classrooms, out-of-school, staff, and families will be discussed with evidence-based examples provided for …

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