In an article that will bring mixed emotions to parents and disbelief from children, the American Heart Association (AHA) recently reported children today are not as fit or fast as previous generations. Fitness levels of children have declined approximately 6% […]
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2012 Shape of the Nation Report Reveals State Loopholes Stalling Progress of Physical Education Programs
The 2012 Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA, released November 13 by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the American Heart Association, finds that while 74.5 percent of states mandate […]
A recent survey of physicians in the state of Washington found that fewer than half of them were familiar with student-athlete heart screening guidelines and only 6% actually incorporated those guidelines into their own practices. This is an important finding […]