Nominations for all 2018 Awards are due September 1st

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

2018 Awards Eligibility Requirements Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and exemplify the criteria for these awards may apply or be nominated by a colleague. A “teacher” is an individual whose primary teaching responsibility is in Health, Physical Education, Dance or Administration. Additional requirements include: Current membership in Arizona Health and Physical Education Holds a current certification as a teacher. …

Athleat Field Lab hydration research benefits nutrition students and athletes

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Public Relations

Research has shown that athletes who train in the heat show improved performance in all temperatures. However, ensuring enough fluid intake in those conditions is key. New research coming out of the recently established Athleat Field Lab, a joint initiative of ASU’s College of Health Solutions’ nutrition program and Sun Devil Athletics, seeks to address the unique environment ASU student-athletes …

Attending the Regional Conference in Boise?

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

If you are attending the SHAPE America Regional Conference in Boise, June 25-27, join us on Tuesday evening 7:15 at Memorial Stadium in Boise as the Hillsboro Hops (Dbacks) take on the Boise Hawks (Rockies).  Ticket information will be announces on the first day of the Conference. If you would like to go to the game, and are not yet …

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Training – Save the Date!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

This fun, high energy event is scheduled for October 2 at The Tempe Buttes.  Before you take off for your summer vacation . . . schedule this date in for your Professional Development plans for the 2018-2019 school year. Featured this year will be Danielle from Dance Play with a Pound Workout More information will be sent in the fall.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

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Pictured above is the Arizona State University Masters of Physical Education Spring 2018 graduating class. Congratulations from the Arizona Health and Physical Education to all graduating seniors. We are all proud of everyone that finished their degrees, whether it is an undergraduate or graduate degree you are that much closer to reaching your dreams in the field of Health and …

ASU professor highlights the importance of physical activity across the nation

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, News & Events

By Adriana Falero | 04/24/18 8:48pm For ASU professor Hans van der Mars, physical education should be a priority and all students should participate in physical activities that they enjoy through childhood and into adulthood. As a professor and program coordinator for the physical education program at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, he said his goal is to set students up …

Josh Meibos, setting a welcomed high bar for all Health and Physical Education Teachers!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations

Josh Meibos, a physical-education teacher at Crockett Elementary School in the Balsz School District, Phoenix,  spoke in the Opening General Session of the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville.  He is the Arizona Teacher of the Year, (for all subject areas!) Josh is setting a welcomed high bar for all Health and Physical Education Teachers not only in Arizona …

ASU’s Hans van der Mars to be Inducted Into SHAPE America’s Hall of Fame

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

RESTON, VA, March 6, 2018 — SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators announced today that Hans van der Mars, who serves as program director for Arizona State University’s Physical Education Teacher Education Program and its Master’s of Physical Education (M.P.E.) program, will be inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Friday, March 23, during its 133rd …

Arizona Health & Physical Education Day

Lynn Preble, President Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

The Arizona Diamondbacks, along with Arizona Health and Physical Education, invite you to bring your family and friends to the game on Saturday, May 12 vs. the Washington Nationals. Tickets are specially discounted and a portion of the proceeds from every ticket sold will benefit Health and Physical Education Programs throughout the state. Purchase a $35 ticket (sections 203-204) and …