Information and Resources
Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
A nonprofit, educational organization whose mission is to promote and support creative and healthy lifestyles through high quality programs in health, physical education, recreation, dance and sport, and to provide members with professional development opportunities that increase knowledge, improve skills, and encourage sound professional practices.
American Cancer Society
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines Database
A comprehensive compendium of all of the official guidelines and recommendations for the prevention of diseases, injuries, and disabilities.
The educator's complete resource guide.
Gold Medal Schools Program
This multi-level program assists elementary schools in promoting physical education, nutrition, and tobacco-use prevention. Through participation, schools can earn up to $1500.00 for nutrition and physical education supplies or tobacco-use prevention resources. All elementary schools are eligible to participate. The Utah Department of Health administers the Gold Medal Schools program. Contact: Gold Medal Schools Coordinator | Phone: (801) 538-9454
Golden Sneaker Program
This multi-level program assists elementary schools in promoting physical education, nutrition, and tobacco-use prevention. Through participation, schools can earn up to $1500.00 for nutrition and physical education supplies or tobacco-use prevention resources. All elementary schools are eligible to participate. The Utah Department of Health administers the Gold Medal Schools program.
Healthy Lifestyles Strategies with Technology
A Virtual tour created by UEN to introduce you to different technology strategies and methods that will enhance your curriculum, whether you are using computers in a lab situation or a classroom.
Books, journals, videos, software, distance education courses, job opportunities, and more in sports, fitness, physical education, and the sport and exercise sciences.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators: Health, Physical Education, and Fitness
Can be found at DiscoverySchool.com.
National Association of County and City Officials (NACCHO) E-Cigarette Policy
NACCHO Official statement regarding the regulation of E-Cigarettes
This website puts the education in physical education. Built by a group of physical education professors and based at Virginia Tech, the enormous collection of health and P.E. lesson plans make this worth a visit alone.
PEC Central Associations
List of PEC State, National and District PE Associations.
PE Links 4 U
During the school year, fresh editions of this site are published every two weeks. They have links on health, nutrition, fitness, sports, P.E. news, resources, lesson plans, etc.
Skate in School
A commercial website for Roller Blade, and also includes valuable information on funding and applying for grants. Benefits of in-line skating are listed, and a section on commonly asked questions is also included. Representatives from this program can provide in-service as well as a curriculum which is NASPE approved and meets the national standards.
Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAAHPERD)
A not-for-profit professional association of people in the allied fields of health education, recreation, and dance.
United States Golf Association (USGA)
Through its grants program, the USGA supports programs and projects that work to create opportunity in people's lives through participation in the game of golf.