The school gave physical training daily. Johann Friedrich taught gymnastics in school.
Denmark's Bill of 1814 establishes the first mandatory physical education.
Schools began teaching gymnastics in class and the importance of hygiene and care for your body.
Catherine Beecher founded the Hartford Seminary which was taught the earliest forms of aerobics to girls.
Charles Beck became the first physical education teacher in America at Round Hill School.
Charles Follen helped create the first college gymnasium at Harvard.
Boston was the first required students to take part in physical activity in school.
This institution was used to train men and woman a form of gymnastics on flexibility and agility.
Walter Camp invented it at Yale University.
The YWCA is the first open gym for women to go to.
Abner Doubleday invented baseball in Cooperstown, New York.
Ice hockey was first invented in Canada and the first match was played in 1875 in Montreal.
Dr. James Naismith invented basketball at YMCA.
Swimming was one of the first sports played in the Olympic games in Athens.
Nicholas C. Seuss invented kickball in Ohio and taught it to boys and girls.
Contained 1000 athletes from the U.S. and Canada.
Created by Rainer Martens and his wife Marilyn because publishers were needed in the education field.
Required that all school districts have a meal program for the students.
The studies showed that physical activity help improve the students academically.
The number of overweight children have tripled to 15%.