A Quality Physical Education (#QPE) program is based on four main components. 1. Fitness 2. Motor Skills 3. Social/Emotional Skills 4. Academic Content
Often times the hardest component to integrate into a program is number 4, academic content. In many ways this is the crucial component to a student that will grow into a lifelong mover. Without academic content integrated into a QPE program the students may not understand why they are doing what they are doing, or grasp the long term benefits of exercise and a healthy diet. If a student improves in fitness, motor skills, and developing socially and emotionally during school, that is great…but without a knowledge of fitness components and nutrition they may not know what to do when they get out of school…
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