For K-12 sports, the year 2012 was one to remember.
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December 28, 2012
December 07, 2012
Middle schoolers in prime physical shape outperform their overweight peers on tests and grades, new research says.
November 19, 2012
Both boys and girls are engaging in muscle-enhancing behaviors far more than previously known, says a new study.
November 16, 2012
Only 31 percent of 5th, 7th, and 9th graders passed all six parts of the state's physical-fitness test.
November 13, 2012
A majority of states allow exemptions, waivers, and/or substitutions to satisfy physical education requirements, a new report finds.
November 08, 2012
Forty-six percent of parents think their children's free time is best spent through sports activities, according to a recent survey.
October 09, 2012
A report by the Des Moines school district, published by the Des Moines Register, contends that a high school football coach "hazed and bullied" a student-athlete.
September 18, 2012
The "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2012" report estimates that every state could have an adult obesity rate of 44 percent or higher within the next 20 years, assuming obesity rates continue increasing along their current trajectory.
September 10, 2012
Starting next school year, the Physical Fitness Test will be replaced by the newly-announced Presidential Youth Fitness Program, a "health-related, criterion-based assessment."
August 27, 2012
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law this past Saturday that calls for the creation of an "Enhance Physical Education Task Force," in an effort to improve the state's physical education offerings.