The content of this page is designed to encourage and support three distinct but related things:
This brief news item provided an introduction to potential physical problems coming from use of IT, and it provides several references to additional articles.
Fitness Fever 2001 [Online]. Accessed 6/2/01: http://188.8.131.52/.
A Website sponsored by the BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota.
Kellogg's Kids' Health and Fitness [Online]. Accessed 6/2/01: http://www.kidshealthand fitness.com.au/index.html.
This is a Website located in Australia. It contains "five fun ways to health and fitness."
National Standards for Physical Education. ERIC Digest. [Online]. Accessed 11/26/00: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed406361.html.
This 1997 Digest includes the statement: "Heart rate monitors, video and digital photography, computer software, and equipment to measure body composition are a few of the tools made possible by technology."
New P.E. Curriculum [Online]. Accessed 8/3/01: http://glef.org/pecurric.html. (Click on "The Big List" in the menu on the right of the page. and look for the article by title.)
The George Lucas Foundation educational Website contains a number of resources designed to support teachers working to integrate IT into their teaching. This specific report is information on a high tech P.E. program in a middle school.
Online Technology Newsletter: K-12 Physical Education. Accessed 10/16/02: http://www.pesoftware.com/Technews/news.html.