Name Web Address Description of Website
Adapted PE Adapted page with links for persons with disabilities.
America on the Move A national initiative dedicated to helping individuals and communities make positive changes to improve health and quality of life.
Body and Mind A CDC site offering activities and challenges to engage students in an active, healthy lifestyle.
Body Mass Index Calculates body mass index in children between the ages of 2 and 18. Click on Health


CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) is a TEA approved Coordinated School Health Program designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choices, and prevent tobacco use in elementary school aged children.
Discovery Channel School


Click on Health for resources to help educators enhance instruction and support the curriculum.
Fitness for Life Fitness for Life is fully integrated with Physical Best and Fitnessgram/Activitygram.


Fitnessgram is a fitness assessment and reporting program for youth that is mandated by TEA.
Fitness Jumpsite Information on eating right, weight management, getting and staying active, and fitness equipment.
Games Kids Play


Popular childhood games with rules and instructions. Some games may not be appropriate for educational purposes.
Growth Charts/Body Mass Index The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a complete set of growth charts used to calculate BMI in children.
Healthy Youth Data, statistics, studies and strategies on the positive benefits of physical activity with many downloadable brochures.
Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart


Information for the  Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart programs.
Just Move A personal fitness center created by the American Heart Association.
Kid’s Health Reliable health and wellness information with age appropriate content.  A non-profit organization.
Let’s Move


Program developed by First Lady Obama to combat obesity.

PE Update


Current information in the physical education world
PE Central An excellent website for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students.
PE Links 4 U A weekly online newsletter promoting active, health-enhancing lifestyles and quality, success oriented programs in health, physical education, recreation, dance and sport.
PE4 Life Promotes quality daily physical education programs.
Puzzle Maker Create word puzzles for use in any setting for any theme.
Shape Up America!


General information on how to get in shape and stay in shape.
The Cooper Institute The Cooper Institute is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the relationship between living habits and health.
U.S. Physical Activity CDC site on benefits of physical activity with resource links for all ages.


Name Web Address Description of Website
AAHPERD American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
American Heart Association American Heart Association
American Obesity Association Facts, consumer alerts, community action, statistics.
ASHA Protecting and promoting the health of children and youth through coordinated school health programs.


Center for Disease Control
NASPE National Association for Sport and Physical Education
NCPPA A cooperative volunteer approach for promoting physical activity in your community.
TAHPERD Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance


Texas Education Agency  – this site will provide you with information on curriculum, rules, and other news.
TSHAC Texas School Health Advisory Committee
Women’s Sport Foundation Charitable, educational organization dedicated to promoting girls and women in sports and fitness.


Name Web Address Description of Website
Human Kinetics The information leader in physical activity.  Makers of Fitnessgram, textbooks, journals, and more.
Gopher Physical education equipment catalog.
Sport Supply Group Physical education equipment catalog (US Games, BSN Sports).
Sportime Physical education equipment catalog.

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