important happenings

Events

Physical Education begins

1700

First Private Pool Built

1791

First University with Gym

1820

First Competitive Football Game

1827

First Theoretical Treatise on Physical Education

1831

PE Mandated in Schools

1864

First Game of the Sexes

1864

William Anderson

1885

Association for the Advancement of Physical Education

1885

Boston Conference on Physical Training

1889

7 Principles of Secondary Education

1918

Health, Physical Education and Recreation founded

1946

Olympics begin

1968

PE Teacher Programs expanded

1976

Olympic Boycott

1980

Health Studies Return

1988

Disabilities Education Act Enacted

1990

No Child Left Behind

2001

Kinesiology Association Established

2007

Today's Grad Program

2013