Physical Education

Events

Physical Education introduced to United States

Approx. 1790 - Approx. 1850

implemented by Germany, Sweden and England

First School included physical education as a part of the Curriculum

1823

A private school in Massachusetts

First Physical Education teacher

1823

Charles Beck

Turner society intoduced

1848

German American gymnast groups for the purpose of Physical Education

Physical Education offered in public schools

1855

Ohio was the first to offer this program

Battle of Systems

Approx. 1855 - Approx. 1900

The debate in early physical Education if US should follow Swedish, German, or English as the basis of our system.

Formation of Association of Advancement of Physical Education

1855

Law requiring students in public schools to have an excrcise period 2x per day

1866

California

Model course

1902

Swedish Physical Education reformed to military reform.

NCAA created

1910

Syllabus of Physical Education

1919

Thompson Gymnasium open

1925

revision of syllabus of Physical Education

1933

over 400 institutes had a physical education major

1950

Amendment made giving woman the ability to participate

1970

sex based discrimination outlawed

decline in physical education

Approx. 1970 - Approx. 1980

when funding issues arrive physical education is the first to get cut

ISHPES introduced

1989

to promote teaching and research in physical education and sports

Americans with disabilities act

1990

No child Left Behind

2001

child nutrition act

2004

Schools with federally funded meals to promote nutrition

Indiviuals with disabilities education improvment act

2005