Physical Education Timeline

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PE became mandatory in schools

1866 - 1873

Physical Education helped create the Olympics

1884 - 1890

Olympics became huge in U.S.

1900 - 1905

Athletes studied PE to get there

1910 - 1912

Physical Therapy helped Olympics continue

1920 - 1925

Physical Education became popular in U.S.

1935 - 1940

Olympics went worldwide

1935 - 1940

Physical Education became a major at universities

1950 - 1960

Rights of women and race were discriminated in Physical Education

1960 - 1963

Title IX act made freedom of PE without racial or sexual profiling

1963 - 1965

Title IX was signed

1964 - 1965

Physical Trainers were introduced in US

1970 - 1973

Women's sports became popular

1970 - 1975

Many careers involved physical education

1974 - 1975

Made sports competition cut throat

1980 - 1982

Pro sports became a huge business

1980 - 1983

Helped create many pro athletes

1980 - 1985

Helped boosts sports competitions

1980 - 1982

Women became an equal to men in sports

1980 - 1985

Yoga Implemented in schools

1985 - 1990