Health and Sports Resources for Teachers
- P.E. Central
P.E. Central is a popular web site designed for physical education
teachers, students, and parents. Its goal is to provide the latest
information about contemporary, developmentally-appropriate physical
education programs for children and youth.
FitLife provides the most current, scientifically accurate material,
information and services in the fields of physical fitness, health
promotion, wellness and lifestyle.
- Coaching Youth Sports Web Sites
Via "PE Central", here you may conect to many more youth sports sites.
- Fitness Files
This web site explains the the basic fundamentals of becoming healthier
and has four main areas to navigate: 1) Fitness Fundamentals; 2) Get
Active; 3) The Injurenet; 4) Fuel for Fitness. At this site, one can
learn the basic principles of fitness, how to calculate a target heart
rate, which activities can help them stay active, how to stretch
properly, and what foods are essential for a healthy diet.
- State of Michigan Physical Education Content Standards
This page is located on the Michigan Department of Education web site:
The content standards describe physical education as a sequential
educational program that provides students with the knowledge, skills,
fitness, and attitudes necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle.
- The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and
The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and
Dance (AAHPERD) is a national, nonprofit membership organization
committed to developing and maintaining active, creative,
health-promoting lifestyles for all Americans and to enhancing skilled
and aesthetic performance. Its mission is to serve as a strong advocate
for programs, activities, and policies that contribute toward these
endeavors and to provide professional development opportunities for
members which lead to enhanced knowledge and professional practice.
- MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association)
At this site, you will find a selection of information pages, as well
as pairings and results for selected MHSAA tournaments.
- The P.E. Office
Resources available here include: physical education pedagogy sites,
journals, information about sports, coaching, equipment, the body,
health, sports medicine, sport psychology, organizations, issues, and
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