Johann Friedrich Simon became the first ever physical education teacher by teaching his students gymnastics.
First it was only required in private schools then soon it became necessary in public schools as well.
Charles Beck became fist P.E. teacher in US.
Created by doctors and physical educators to help promote a healthier life style to people and provide a new field of jobs
The First International Congress of Physical and Health Educators took place in Petrozavodsk (Russia)
Hitler planed to show the world of Germany's power but Jesse Owens came back with a gold metal and National Hero
United States team shocked everyone when they won gold in 1980 against the Soviet Union team that has won every Olympics since 1964.
American Mary Lou was first Non-Eastern to win all around gold
American Michael Johnson was first person to win the 200 and 400 meter in the same Olympics
American Michael Phelps won eight gold metals in one Olympics
A council that informs the president about the health about all Americans, they are formed by the secretary of health and human services
It was held to decided what would be needed for students to pass the fitness test
President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Presidential Physical Fitness Award
It was changed to Presidential Youth Program rather then a test
Denmark Bill passed to establish the first mandatory physical education.
First school in US to require physical exercise programs in public schools.
A law that provides funds for research and training for physical education in public schools
A legislation that gave equal rights to women and girls an equal opportunities to compete in sports
establishment of physical education curriculum that requires at east 50% of the activities being done to be preformed at moderate to vigorous levels