From when he started physical education to when he died
Physical Education was first introduced by Johann Basedow
From his work on PE to his death
~Johann first discovered the importance of physical education in 1749
~He spent his time working to develop a curriculum for the class and opened the first PE school in germany
~He shared his beliefs by writing a treatise entailing what he had learned about the importance of this different type of education.
~He was the first person to require PE uniforms and the concept of dressing out for class
~He believed that having stronger children would help with the overall health of the country
~Friedrich was another german who emphasived the importance of Physical education and continued the practices of Johann
~One innovation however, was his emphasis on how PE affected te mind as well as the body
~He believed that PE helped with traits like discipline and would come into play at later parts of their lives
~He was able to show children that with a little motivation, physical education could be easy and everyone could do it so long as they tried their best.
~He was one of the first to insist upon a separate location for PE to take place that was still on the school grounds, like a gym
~George was one of the first americans to bring PE into the curriculum.
~He believed that PE was important for everyone just as a life skill and he wanted to spread this belief to his country.
~He opened the first physical education school in America
~You know of these sports, you've seen them all the time, football, basket ball, you name it.
~When these sports became popular, more and more people began to watch, and play them
~Aspiring to be like their favorite professional player, they got o their feet and tried to be more active.
~Eventually these sports started being taught in schools so the younger generation could learn how to play them
~As time went on, people were rewarded for their ability to play these sports, with scholarships and money, even further motivation to keep teaching these sports and keep kids active.
~When PE became mandatory, all the kids who were being educated across the nation now had to take PE
~This started building the concept of strength and discipline into their daily lives, they had to start taking care of themselves
~ Eventually they began to teach actual health related subjects and the students were able to learn in a hands on experience
~The wide spread of PE was very beneficial to help students grow and prosper so that they could be as successful as possible.