Did you know that October is Health Literacy month?

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Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the ability to find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others. Health Literacy allows us to take control of our well-being by making smart, informed decisions about our health choices and communicating our needs to advance our health. If you look at …

50 Years of Title IX with Dr. JoAnne Owens-Nauslar

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

June 23, 2022, was the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Surviving many challenges through the decades, it is arguably one of the most significant pieces of civil rights legislation in America’s history. Arizona Health and Physical Education is honored to welcome Dr. JoAnne Owens-Nauslar as our Title IX Featured Speaker.  We want to highlight …

2022 Robert P. Pangrazi Scholar Lecture

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Exhibitis, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Jessica Shawley will give the 2022 Robert P. Pangrazi Scholar Lecture on Thursday, November 3rd at the Arizona State Convention. Jessica is a physical education teacher at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Idaho teaching strength training, dance, yoga and lifetime fitness classes. She is the 2012 SHAPE National Middle School Teacher of the Year and has served SHAPE America in …

Comebacks are possible!

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Exhibitis, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

If the Arizona Cardinals can come back from a 20-point deficit at halftime to beat the Raiders, you can come back to the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention! Join us on Wednesday, November 2nd and 3rd at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building. Parking is just $5 for attendees and we have a schedule that will help inspire …

2022 Arizona State Convention Schedule

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Please click on the link below to view the 2022 Arizona State Convention Schedule. Please understand that this schedule may change and updates will be on sched.com. We use sched.com and with this link, there is no sign-in. However, if you create a free account with sched.com, you can build your own schedule and have more access to presenters and …

Pre-Convention Workshop

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Pre-Convention Workshop with Tim Taggart from Palos Sports. Tuesday, November 1st from (10 am – 1 pm).  Phoenix Convention Center, South Building Registration fee $25. Current Members can bundle Pre-Convention Workshop with State Convention Registration. Please click on links below for details.   Pre-Convention Workshop with Tim Taggart (Click Here) Bundle Pre-Convention Workshop and State Convention (Click Here) 2022 State …

Getting Kids Walking, Biking to School Can Lead to Long-Term Fitness

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FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (Health Day News) — Kids who walk, skateboard or ride their bikes to school when they are young are more likely to keep it up as they get older, reaping the health benefits, recent research suggests. “The walk to school is a wonderful moment in the day that provides children a glimpse of living an active lifestyle,” …

Founders Award

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Founder’s Award in honor of Arizona Health and Physical Educations founder, Ina E. Gittings. This honor will be awarded to a teacher that is currently teaching and has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference. This individual should not be currently retired. Below is a statement about Ina Gittings that may help with understanding the …

Future Professionals Award

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Individuals nominated must be current members. Using the criteria given by individual nominations, rubrics will be used to determine each year’s recipient. This award would be given to any current Future Professional enrolled in 15 credit hours as an undergraduate or 12 credits as a graduate student at the time of their nomination. The nominee should display the following traits. …

Is It Bullying?

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

Not sure how to identify bullying? First, you need a full understanding of what bullying is, and what it is not. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. There are three main forms of bullying: Verbal bullying Social bullying Physical bullying If …