Physical Education Timeline

Main

I. Johann Friedrich First Professional PE Teacher (Originating in Germany)

1774

II. American Association for the Advancement of Physical Education formed

1885

III. Seven CardinalPrinciples of Secondary Education Established

1918

IV. The President's Council on Youth Fitness and Sports

1956

Subsequent Events

1) Friedrich Jahn Took Students Outside for Physical Activity

1810

2) Round Hill School in Massachusetts First School to Include PE in Education

1823

3) PE Offered at Public Schools First in Ohio

1855

4) California First State to Make Two Daily Exercise Periods Mandatory

1866

1) AAHPERD formed

1885

2) First AAAPED President Eleacted: Edward Hitchcock

1885

3) Boston Conference in the Interest ofPhysical Training

1889

4) First Undergraduate Curriculum Created on Health and Physical Education

1891

1) First HPER School is Founded

1946

2) NAIA Formed

1952

3) ASCM Created

1954

4) Brown Opposes Board of Education about Racail Segregation in Schools

1954

1) First Meeting of WCMPES

1956

2) President Physical Fitness Award Created

1966

3) First International Conference on the History of Physical Education

1968

4) Creation ofSpecial Olympics

1968