Physical Education Update Review - Winter 2010
Physical Education Update
This issue of the “PE Update Review” is a collection of every article and blog posting from the Physical Education Update.com website, from January 1st to March 21st, 2010
Whether you’re a rookie PE teacher or scholastic coach, a grizzled veteran, or even just a parent or weekend warrior, you’re sure to find something that’s interesting and useful within these pages. Here are just a few examples:
- A mental trick for better sprint starts.
- How to make homemade kicking tees to teach soccer kicking to beginners.
- A fun fitness activity you can perform in your classroom.
- Free resources for the Olympics, physical literacy, and tennis.
- Fun leadup games for badminton, soccer, tennis, wrestling and fitness.
- How to use exercise balls to diagnose hamstring weakness.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Table of Contents
- Awards: The Field Hockey Skills Award *
- Badminton: Soccer Badminton
- Baseball/Softball: Green Monster Fielding Game
- Basketball: Walk the Plank Game
- Fitness: Favorite Sports Routine
- Football: Quarterbacks: Coaching Cue for Better Weight-Shift & Follow-Through
- Fundraising: Popcorn Sales with a Difference
- Games: Scooter Bowling
- Games: Winter Olympic Activities…in Your Gym!
- Golf: Golf Ball Age Affects Hitting Distance
- Health: Acne May Reduce Students’ Enjoyment of Physical Activity
- Health: Nine-Year Old Students Should be Taught CPR
- Hockey: Better Ways to Organize Your Hockey and Skating Classes
- Nutrition: The Big Crunch Carrot Activity
- Promotion: School Spirit Contest
- Reproducibles: The “Good Luck In Exams” Certi?cate
- Sport Psychology: Parents Receive Bene? ts from Their Children’s Participation in Sport
- Resources: The Olympic School Program
- Resources: Developing Physical Literacy A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 0-12
- Resouces: Science of the Winter Olympics Lesson Plans
- Resources: Eight School Lesson Plans from the United States Tennis Association
- Soccer: Musical Hoops
- Soccer: Homemade Kicking Tees Make Ball-Striking Easier for Beginners
- Strength: Exercise Ball Hamstring Curls
- Tennis: The Four-Second Game
- Tennis: Shorten Your Strides When Approaching Distant Shots
- Track & Field: Use a Repetitive Cue for Sprint Starts and Jumps Runups
- Wrestling: Shark Bait Wrestling Game
- A Lesson from the Winter Olympics - Don’t Regret Taking a Risk
- High School Graduation & Sport Championship Conflicts. Can’t They Be Avoided?
- Running While You Study - Not as Crazy As It Sounds
- The “Sleep It Off” Misconception
- Why the Olympics are So Addictive
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