Tag Archives: Physical education

“But my sport is important too”: The Importance Of Non-Traditional Sport Exposure In Gym Class

by Leanne W. Growing up, I remember when meeting new people, one of the most common questions they would ask was if I played any sports. As a young child, I never understood the funny looks others would give me … Continue reading

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Less sit, more fit: Cutting gym class time is not the solution to developing successful youth

By Rachel B. I find myself sitting in math class staring at the clock. What am I waiting for? I’m patiently waiting for the clock to strike one o’clock, that time of day when I get to leave my desk, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Physical Education Class in Schools for Youth Development

By Andrew H. Coming from a very small town in rural Prince Edward Island, I was brought up being physically active every day because to be honest there was not much to do other than play outside with your friends. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having a Qualified Coach

By: Philippe D. Sports for youth have always been about having fun playing the game and being involved in physical activities at a young age allows you to develop good life skills. Being part of these organized sports myself at … Continue reading

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