Create a Timeline Now
The Development and Study of Physical Education
The embodiment of ancient Greek civilization is the idea that “physical well-being [is] necessary for mental well-being.”1
2500 BC - 250 BC
The first modern fitness movement, which came in the form of gymnastics programs
1700 - 1850
The beginning of studies done to measure the benefits of physical activity.
1760 - 1843
Dr. F.C. Smith
US Surgeon General’s Office reported an increasing incidence of degenerative diseases in those not employed in jobs involving manual labor.
Dr. Thomas K Cureton
Creation of fitness tests for cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility.
1940 - 1950
Dr. Ken H. Cooper
“The Father of the Modern Fitness Movement.”(1) “
President John F. Kennedy
‘The Soft American.’ Article
American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM has established position stands on various exercise-related issues based on scientific research.”(1)
1954 - Present
What kind of paper do you want to use?
Normal Paper (8½" by 11")
Legal Paper (8½" by 14")
Stretch across multiple sheets of paper -
How do you want to orient the paper?
Download Printable PDF
Terms of Service
© 2018 Preceden LLC