History of PE

Events

First sports class in school

Approx. 1775 - Present

Effect 1

johann simon, first PE teacher

1774 - 1790

John Basedow offered the first physical education classes in "modern" education

1774 - Present

Friedrich Jahn made a system of exercising and games in schools

1810 - Present

mandatory PE

1814 - Present

Event 2

First school to have a curriculum on physical education

1820 - Present

Effects 2

Schools Now Offered Physical Education Classes for Females

1820 - Present

The Round Hill School for Boys is Opened

1823 - 1834

Catherine Beecher Founds Hartford Seminary for Girls

1823 - Present

Charles Beck was the First Official Physical Education Teacher in America

1823 - 1834

Event 3

Boston requires physical activity in school children

1853 - Present

Effects 3

The First YMCA Opens

1854 - Present

Normal Institute for Physical Education

1861 - 1968

California Mandates Physical Education

1866 - Present

The First Time the Profession of Physical Education Received National Attention

1889 - Present

Event 4

Physical Education Courses Increased the Number of Intercollegiate Athletes.

1885 - Present

Effects 4

The First Physical Education/Health Undergraduate Curricula.

1891 - Present

HPER School is Founded

1946 - Present

NAIA Formation

1952 - Present

ASCM

1954 - Present